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Herseth Sandlin to be honored by Georgetown

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin is one of five Georgetown University Law Center alumni who will receive the university's Paul R. Dean Alumni Award this month.

The award, named for former Law Center Dean Paul R. Dean, is given to outstanding alumni who have exhibited leadership to Georgetown Law and to the legal profession. It will be presented Oct. 20 during the Law Center's Reunion Weekend.

Herseth Sandlin, 41, earned a bachelor of arts degree from Georgetown University in 1993 and a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1997.

She represented South Dakota's at-large congressional district from 2004 to 2011. Herseth Sandlin recently joined Raven Industries in Sioux Falls as general counsel and vice president for corporate development.