Texas Law News

Belinda Johnson ’91 Named First COO of Airbnb

Double-Longhorn Belinda Johnson — BA '88 and JD '91 — was announced today as the first-ever Chief Operating Officer of Airbnb, the global start-up superstar currently valued at $31B.

In Memoriam: Prof. Robert W. Hamilton

Texas Law Emeritus Professor Robert W. Hamilton passed away on January 12. Retired since 2004, Prof. Hamilton had taught at the law school for forty years and held the Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law.

Vladeck takes the ball in a big game

Most appellate advocates work their way up the courts. Prof. Stephen I. Vladeck is doing it differently. He will deliver the first oral argument of his career on January 16—in the United States Supreme Court.

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