The Importance of Leveraging Your Network and Paying it Forward

Tara Castillo is a partner in Alston & Bird‚Äôs Finance Group in the Washington, D.C. and New York offices. Financial institutions and non-bank finance companies look to Tara to represent them in securitizations and other asset-backed finance transactions. She also helps her clients navigate¬†compliance issues[…]

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Miranda Brawn, Senior Financial and Legal Executive and Diversity Champion, to Receive Honorary Doctorate from the University of Brighton

Miranda Brawn will be awarded her Doctor of Letters at the esteemed University of Brighton on Friday, 28th July 2017. She will also deliver the Commencement Speech during the graduation ceremony to the Class of 2017. This is the highest academic award which is often[…]

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The Idea Behind IDIA: Creating CHAMPS from Underprivileged Communities, by Shamnad Basheer

Introduction: The IDIA (Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education) project is a pan-India movement to train underprivileged students and help transform them to leading lawyers and community advocates. IDIA is premised on the notion that access to premier legal education empowers marginalized communities[…]

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