Glenn D. West Named Texas Tech Distinguished Alumnus

Glenn West, managing partner of Weil Gotshal’s Dallas office and 1978 graduate of the Texas Tech Law School, was honored on February 20th with a Distinguished Alumni Award at the 5th Annual Law School & Distinguished Awards Dinner at the Merket Alumni Center.

Glenn West, managing partner of Weil Gotshal’s Dallas office and 1978 graduate of the Texas Tech Law School, was honored on February 20th with a Distinguished Alumni Award at the 5th Annual Law School & Distinguished Awards Dinner at the Merket Alumni Center. Each year the award is presented in acknowledgment of service to the bench, bar and public to alumni chosen from a pool of over 6,000 candidates.

Walter B. Huffman, Dean and W. Frank Newton Professor of Law observed that West’s "position of managing partner at one of the most prestigious law firms in the world has been a source of pride and inspiration for us all".

In honor of West and the occasion, Weil Gotshal has endowed the new $250,000 Glenn D. West Research Professorship.

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