Law Day

Law Day is the Alumni Association’s premier springtime event, attracting several hundred alumni and friends each year for an evening of comradery and celebration.  Several outstanding alumni and members of the legal community are honored for their courage and commitment to the ideals of BC Law School.


Law Day 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton, Boston
10 Avery Street
Boston, MA

2019 Law Day Sponsorhip Opportunities 

Registration for Law Day 2019 will be available soon.  

Become a Law Day Sponsor: Print and mail the PDF or contact Lauren McCauslin at 

2018 Sponsors: 



Holland & Knight, LLP

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, PC

Ropes & Gray


David C. Weinstein, JD'75

Goulston & Storrs, PC

John D. Hanify, JD'74

Jones Day

Locke Lorde

Morgan Lewis


Beck Reed Riden LLP

Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP

Esdaile, Barrett, Jacobs & Mone

Hemenway & Barnes LLP

Morgan, Brown & Joy

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Witmer, Karp, Warner & Ryan LLP


Edward Hanley, JD'86

Law Day celebrates the importance of the law in our society while recognizing the accomplishments of our distinguished alumni.  

2019 Law Day Honorees

St. Thomas More Award

Recognizes a member of the legal community who represents, in his/her professional and private life, the ideals of St. Thomas More.  

Hon. Ellen Huvelle '75

Senior U.S. District Judge , U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 

William J. Kenealy, S.J. Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award 

Recognizes a member of our alumni community who has given of themselves to benefit the Law School, its students, and its alumni.

Hon. Michael Capuano ’77

Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the Seventh District (10 terms)

Hon. David S. Nelson Public Interest Award

Recognizes a member of our alumni community who has made significant contributions to the public sector or in public interest law.  

Jennifer Smith '98

Executive Director, International Legal Foundation 

Daniel G. Holland Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognizes a member of the alumni community who has, over the course of their lifetime, made significant contributions to the Law School and/or the community.

Hon. Denis P. Cohen '76

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, PA

Recent Graduate Award

Recognizes the outstanding achievements of a graduate from the past 5–10 years.

Esther Adetunji '11

Supervising Attorney, Bread for the City, Washington, D.C. 



Photos: 2018