The William & Mary Law School Association honored Courtney M. Malveaux with the 10th Reunion Distinguished Alumnus Award on April 14.
Malveaux, a 2002 graduate of the Law School, was appointed in 2010 by Va. Governor Bob McDonnell as Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry for the Commonwealth. He served previously as an Assistant Attorney General and as Deputy Counsel to the Attorney General of Virginia.
The award is one of two honors given each spring by the Association to recognize outstanding alumni of classes celebrating their tenth and twenty-fifth graduations from law school. Reunion classes nominated class members for the honors and the Association Board made the final selection of awardees.
Dean Davison M. Douglas presented the award to Malveaux during Alumni Weekend's Reunion Dinner held at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg.
In his remarks, Douglas said that Malveaux "has always had an incredibly rich involvement in his community in many different ways." Malveaux currently serves as 1st Vice President of the National Association of Governmental Labor Officials and as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Living History and Public Policy Center. He previously has served as President of the Hill-Tucker Bar Association and directed the Attorney General's Task Force on Gangs and Youth Violence and Virginia's Future, a statewide mentoring program for youth.
Malveaux received an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree from George Washington University. During law school at William & Mary he was President of the Student Bar Association and he is currently a member of the William & Mary Law School Association's Board of Directors.