The University of Maryland School of Law to host celebration of Dean Haddon’s appointment

Join Dean Phoebe A. Haddon as she delivers her first address as Dean of the University of Maryland School of Law at the Oct. 3 event celebrating her appointment, “Justice & the Global Economy.” Ambassador Ron Kirk, 16th U.S. Trade Representative, will deliver the keynote address, “The Trade Agenda: Overcoming Challenges, Creating Opportunity.” A reception will follow the program.


4:30 p.m.
“Justice & the Global Economy”
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Southern Management Corporation (SMC) Campus Center
621 W. Lombard St

“Challenges to the Future of International Economic Cooperation”
Lewis Leibowitz ’75
Partner of Hogan & Hartson

Robert Percival
Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law & Director, Environmental Law Program, University of Maryland School of Law

Shruti Rana
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law

“The Trade Agenda: Overcoming Challenges, Creating Opportunity”
Ambassador Ron Kirk
16th U.S. Trade Representative
As United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Kirk is a member of President Obama’s Cabinet and serves as the President’s principal advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on trade issues. A former mayor of Dallas, Ambassador Kirk brings more than 25 years of experience and a global perspective to bear and pressing societal issues.

“Educating Lawyers with a Global Vision”
Dean and Professor of Law Phoebe A. Haddon
Formerly a distinguished faculty member at the Temple University Beasley School of Law, Dean Haddon began her tenure as the ninth Dean in the University of Maryland School of Law’s 185-year history in July 2009. Dean Haddon is a nationally recognized authority on critical issues shaping legal education and the profession, and an expert on jury participation, the courts and diversity.

6 p.m.
University of Maryland School of Law atrium
500 W. Baltimore Street

Paid parking is available at either: Grand Garage (9 N. Paca St.), adjacent to the law school or at Pratt Street Garage (646 W. Pratt St.), adjacent to the SMC Campus Center.

Admission is free, but registration is required. Register online or by calling 410-706-2070.

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