Scott F. Turow ’70


Scott F. Turow ’70 was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 2002 and is in the midst of his second term. He is a partner at the Chicago law firm SNR Denton, as well as the author of nine bestselling novels.

Turow studied English at Amherst and went on to get an M.A. in creative writing from Stanford—where he taught for several years—and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He was an assistant United States attorney in Chicago before joining SNR Denton in 1986. There, he remains a partner practicing criminal law.

Varieties of Guilt

The sequel to the book that jumpstarted the legal-thriller genre. Innocent, by Scott Turow ’70 (Grand Central Publishing)

Reviewed by Rand Richards Cooper ’80