McGlinchey News Release
Dermot McGlinchey Lifetime Achievement Award to be Presented to Walter Isaacson
McGlinchey Stafford will be in the spotlight again when the Tulane Alumni Association presents the 2016 Dermot S. McGlinchey Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, March 18, 2016.
As a major player in the New Orleans legal market for more than 40 years, McGlinchey Stafford is recognized among the top law firms in town. Equally important, the firm’s attorneys continue the legacy of the late Dermot S. McGlinchey by their steadfast commitment to numerous professional, civic, and charitable endeavors in the city. Mr. McGlinchey, who co-founded the firm in New Orleans in 1974, was a leading lawyer of his generation and noted civic activist. After receiving his undergraduate and law degrees from Tulane, he balanced his 35-year legal career with substantial commitments to a wide range causes in and around New Orleans, receiving numerous accolades for his leadership within the legal profession and the greater community.
One of seven Tulane Alumni Association awards bestowed upon members of the Tulane community each year, the Dermot McGlinchey Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 1996 and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated service, volunteer involvement, and commitment to Tulane and their hometown communities.
Walter S. Isaacson, president and CEO of The Aspen Institute, will receive the award from Tulane University and the Tulane Alumni Association at the evening Gala to be held at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans.
Past recipients and a full list of award criteria can be found on the Tulane Alumni Association website.