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Donor Recognition Groups

Sunflower Society

$1-$999

Named for the Law School’s tradition of presenting a sunflower to senior law students at graduation

  • Special recognition in UTLAW

Keeton Fellows

$1,000-$4,999

The Keeton Fellows Program honors Page Keeton, whose vision as dean in the crucial quarter century after World War II thrust the school into national prominence. His six decades of teaching, his nationally recognized expertise in torts, his work on state and national commissions, and his administrative leadership have left an indelible mark on the formulation and practice of law, and on UT Law School.

  • Enrolled on Keeton Fellows plaque at Law School
  • Special recognition in UTLAW

Clark Fellows

$5,000-$9,999

Tom Clark was the first UT Law grad to become a Supreme Court Justice. He served as U. S. Attorney General for 5 years and as Supreme Court Justice from 1949-1967. Clark was a champion for judicial reform. Clark worked with legal organizations to stimulate improvements in court procedures, rule making, and in-service judicial education. He helped to establish the Federal Judicial Center and served as its first director from 1968 to 1970.

  • Enrolled on Clark Fellows plaque at Law School
  • Special recognition in UTLAW

Sheffield Fellows

$10,000-$24,999

Alice Sheffield was the second woman to ever graduate from UT Law School, and the first female graduate to actively practice law. She enjoyed a long and successful career in the legal department of the Gulf Oil Corporation. Mrs. Sheffield was a great philanthropist and provided funds to establish numerous chairs, professorships and scholarships at the Law School.

  • Invitations from the dean to special Law School events
  • Enrolled on Sheffield Fellows plaque at Law School
  • Special recognition in UTLAW

Charles Alan Wright Society

$25,000-$50,000

The Charles Alan Wright Society honors a man who, without question, was UT Law School's most eminent faculty member. Professor Wright was the nation's foremost authority on the federal courts and one of its greatest constitutional theorists and practitioners. In the words of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Charles Alan Wright was “like a colossus...at the summit of our profession.”

  • Invitations from the dean to special Law School and UT sporting events
  • Enrolled on Charles Alan Wright Society plaque at Law School
  • Special recognition in UTLAW