Howard Erlanger
Howard Erlanger

Professor Howard Erlanger has won Wisconsin Law Journal’s 2020 Leaders in the Law award.

The award honors top judges, attorneys and legal professionals who have made a difference in Wisconsin’s legal community.

Erlanger is Voss-Bascom Professor of Law Emeritus and Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he served as a full-time faculty member from 1971 to 2013. He continues to teach Trusts & Estates part-time. His areas of interest include wills, trusts, marital property, estate planning and socio-legal studies. 

Several UW Law alumni join Erlanger on this year's list:

  • Katie Harrell '08, Stafford Rosenbaum
  • Colleen Marion '12, State Public Defender’s Office
  • Cynthia Rigsby '98, Foley & Lardner
  • John Sobotik '85, Wisconsin Department of Transportation

A virtual ceremony honoring these and other award winners is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 16.

Submitted by Law School News on September 16, 2020

This article appears in the categories: Faculty, Features

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