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Schedule of Events

REGISTRATION FOR REUNION 2021 COMING SOON!

Events on Friday afternoon/evening and Saturday afternoon will be held at the Law School. Saturday evening’s Gala Reception & Dinner will be at the National Constitution Center.

Please note: the schedule is subject to change based on current state and city guidelines surround COVID-19.

May 11, 8:00 pm

The Past, Present, and Future of Lambda

Join the Lambda Alumni Association as we go through the past, present, and future of Lambda. The event will feature former Dean of Students Gary Clinton, current Lambda students, and our new Lambda Alumni Association leaders. We will conclude the event with a few casual break out rooms so attendees have the ability to re-connect with former classmates.

May 11, 8:00 pm

Class of 1996 Celebration (1 of 2)

Join Professor Burbank and the Class of 1996 to toast to your 25th Reunion! Alumni will reconnect via “60-second updates” before moving into smaller groups to socialize.

May 12, 12:00 pm

Penn Law Faculty Research During the Pandemic

Join Professor Abrams, Professor Baker, Professor Hoffman, and Professor Simmons as they discuss their recent research surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include: the Covid Coverage Litigation Tracker, a multi-sourced database and dashboard through which to view the unfolding insurance litigation arising out of the pandemic in federal and state courts; an analysis of cases in which courts adjudicated post-formation changes to the social costs of contracts and a discussion on what courts might do with the wave of current COVID/contract cases; and an analysis of collected data from over 25 large cities in the U.S., documenting the short-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime.

May 12, 8:00 pm

PLAAN Conversations with Alumni: The Honorable Stella Tsai L’88

Hosted by Penn Law Asian Alumni Network (PLAAN)

For Penn Law reunion week, PLAAN is excited to host a virtual law school reunion. The reunion will feature a Q&A session with the Honorable Judge Tsai (Penn Law Class of 1988), followed by break out rooms to allow fellow alumni to introduce themselves to each other and connect. During this event, we will also discuss how you can get involved in PLAAN. All Penn Law alumni are welcome to attend!

May 12, 8:00 pm

Latin American Penn Law Alumni Association Virtual Meet & Greet

The Latin American Penn Law Alumni Association (LAPLAA), an alumni group for all Latino/a/x alumni, will host a one-hour virtual meet and greet on May 12 at 8:00 p.m. Join Latino/a/x alumni to learn about LAPLAA, network and socialize, and make signature cocktails. We look forward to seeing you there!

May 13, 12:00 pm

Senior Partners Society Celebration

All alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago from the Law School are invited to join Dean Ted Ruger for a virtual gathering of our Senior Partners Society.

May 13, 12:30 pm

Class of 2016 BLSA Mixer

Reconnect with fellow Class of 2016 BLSA Alumni!

May 13, 4:30 pm

Beyond Big Law: Using Your Skills in Alternative Careers

Listen to a panel of your fellow Penn Law alums discuss why they decided to pursue a career path outside of Big Law, how they successfully did so, and how they use the skills they developed in law school and from their Big Law/other professional experiences in their current professional roles.

May 13, 6:00 pm

50th Reunion Celebration - Class of 1971

Join Dean Ted Ruger, Professor Curtis Reitz, and the Class of 1971 to toast to your 50th Reunion! Alumni will have the chance to reconnect and socialize in small groups.

May 13, 7:30 pm

Class of 2016 Celebration

Join the Class of 2016 to celebrate your 5th Reunion! Attendees will have the chance to connect with classmates in smaller groups based on section, student organizations, and other shared interests. We will use Remo for this event, so please familiarize yourself with the platform before the event. More information can be found here.

May 13, 8:00 pm

Class of 1991 Celebration

Join Professor Burbank and the Class of 1991 to toast to your 20th Reunion! Alumni will have the chance to reconnect and socialize in small groups.

May 14, 12:00 pm

A Vision for the Future: How the Law School Leads During a Time of Great Change

Penn Law’s graduates have held leadership positions across a wide variety of organizations for generations. As the world and the profession change more rapidly, the Law School continues to cultivate new leaders and to shape a new world for its alumni. The Future of the Profession Initiative (“FPI”) builds interdisciplinary projects that connect the Law School to a thriving innovation community at the University, develops new courses that educate students about how to lead through uncertain times, and convenes forward-focused conversations about how to effect real change that will improve client service. Learn more about FPI’s work from its Executive Director Jennifer Leonard L’04 and Distinguished Lecturer and FPI Senior Consultant Jim Sandman L’76. Be inspired by a moderated panel discussion among alumni changemakers, trailblazers, and innovators.

May 14, 12:00 pm

LLM Lunch

Join Reunion-Year LLM Alumni for a group lunch to kick off Reunion Weekend!

May 14, 2:00 pm

Tour of the Museum of American Revolution

May 14, 3:30 pm

CLE Panel Discussion: More Information Coming Soon

CLE Panel Discussion

More information coming soon.

May 14, 4:15 pm

Tour of the Law School

Join one of our guides to see what has chance since your time at the Law School.

May 14, 5:00 pm

Class of 1996 Celebration (2 of 2)

Join Dean Ruger to commemorate your 25th Reunion! Dean Ruger will provide remarks before attendees move into smaller groups to socialize. We will use Remo for this event, so please familiarize yourself with the platform before the event. More information can be found here.

May 14, 5:00 pm

State of the Law School Address with Dean Ruger

Join Dean Ruger for his State of the Law School Address.

May 14, 6:00 pm

Class of 1981 Celebration

Join the Class of 1981 to celebrate your 40th Reunion! Attendees will rotate through small groups of four every ten minutes to provide all the chance to reconnect with fellow classmates. 

May 14, 6:00 pm

Reunion Class Cocktail Receptions

Catch up with classmates and friends over food and drinks!

May 14, 7:00 pm

Class of 2011 Celebration

Join the Class of 2011 to celebrate your 10th Reunion! Fellow alumni will provide updates before attendees have the chance to connect with classmates in smaller groups based on section, student organizations, and other shared interests. We will use Remo for this event, so please familiarize yourself with the platform before the event. More information can be found here.

May 14, 9:00 pm

Penn Law Black Alumni Association Reception

Join us in celebrating and connecting Black alumni and graduating 3Ls over Reunion Weekend.

May 15, 9:45 am

CLE Panel Discussion: More Information Coming Soon

CLE Panel Discussion

More information coming soon.

May 15, 10:00 am

Tour of the Museum of American Revolution

May 15, 11:00 am

CLE Panel Discussion: The Kilgore Society (More information coming soon)

CLE Panel Discussion

More information coming soon.

May 15, 12:00 pm

Penn Law School Store

May 15, 12:00 pm

Courtyard Picnic

Join your fellow Penn Law alumni and their families for a picnic in the courtyard. This is a family friendly event - children’s entertainment available on site.

May 15, 2:00 pm

Tour of the Law School

Join one of our guides to see what has chance since your time at the Law School.

May 15, 2:40 pm

Tour of the Museum of American Revolution

May 15, 6:30 pm

Reunion Gala: Cocktail Reception & Class Dinners

The cocktail reception and class dinners will be held at the National Constitution Center.