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John Wingerter, '05 J.D.

John Wingerter has been promoted to a director position at Cohen & Grisby. Wingerter is a member of the Business Group and assists clients with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, private equity and mezzanine financing transactions.

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Diane M. Haller, ’86 J.D.

haller_color Diane M. Haller, a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, has been named chair of national Real Estate Practice. Haller’s practice focuses on commercial real estate development.

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Susan Brichler Trujillo, ’04 J.D.

Susan Brichler Trujillo Susan Brichler Trujillo, an associate at Quarles & Brady in Phoenix, has been appointed to the Community Legal Services board of directors by the State Bar of Arizona’s board of governors. Trujillo practices in the areas of health law and litigation.

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Patrick A. Salvi II, ’07 J.D.

patrick_salvi_ii Patrick A. Salvi has been promoted to partner at Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Patrick has also been named to Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 2011 “40 Under Forty” Illinois list recognizing up and coming lawyers.

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Ophelia Camiña, J.D. ’82, Honored by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine

ophelia_camina Ophelia Camiña, J.D. ’82, is the subject of a feature story in the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. Ms. Camiña, who took trial advocacy with Professor James Seckinger, is now a partner with Susman Godfrey LLP, where she specializes in business litigation.

The magazine profile notes that Ms. Camiña’s trial victories include Dilliard’s v. i2 Technologies, Inc. The $238 million jury verdict awarded in that case ranks among the Top 10 Jury Verdicts in the United States for 2010.

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James D. Friedman, ’72 J.D.

friedman James D. Friedman of Quarles & Brady LLP has been named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers as among the top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2011.

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Jury Verdict Reporter Presents Career Achievement Award to Patrick Salvi, J.D. ’78

salvi news Patrick A. Salvi, J.D. ’78, has been presented with the 2011 Career Achievement Award by Cook County’s Jury Verdict Reporter and the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

The Award is presented to lawyers who have secured at least five Illinois civil jury verdicts of at least $5 million (not counting settlements and bench trials).

The Award was presented at the Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter’s annual Awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence at the University Club in Chicago October 26.

An adjunct professor of law at Notre Dame, Mr. Salvi is the managing equity partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, the Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois, firm he established in 1982.

More information about Mr. Salvi is available here.

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Megan K. Meyer, ’11 J.D.

meganmeyer Megan K. Meyer, ’11 J.D., is an associate with Finney, Stagnaro, Saba & Patterson Co., LPA, where she concentrates in real estate and business law.

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Julia B. Meister, ’95 J.D.

Julia Meister Julia B. Meister, a partner at Taft Stettinuis & Hollister LLP in Cincinnati, was recently elected a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

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Mark G. Olive, ’79 J.D.

mark_olive Mark G. Olive, ‘79 J.D., from Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum & Carey has been named to the first-tier list compiled by The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Mr. Olive was recognized for his work in the area of workers’ compensation.

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Lloyd W. Grooms, ’85 J.D.

Lloyd W. Grooms, an attorney from Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., has been named to the first-tier list of The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Mr. Grooms was recognized for expertise in Environmental law and Government Relations law.

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David P. Pusateri, ’84 J.D.

pusateri_david David P. Pusateri, ’84 J.D., a partner at McGuire Woods LLP in Pittsburgh, has been appointed deputy managing partner overseeing the firm’s corporate practice.

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Michael Fantozzi, ’88 J.D.

Michael Fantozzi, ’88 JD, a Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. attorney, has been recognized as a 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyer.

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Paul Titus, '60 J.D.

Paul Titus, ’60 J.D., Counsel at Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis LLP in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was noted as “Pittsburgh Lawyer of the Year for Appellate Practice” by The Best Lawyers in America, 2012.

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John C. Greiner, '83, J.D.

griener_jack John C. Greiner, ’83 J.D., has been named as the “Cincinnati Best Lawyers Litigation – Banking & Finance Lawyer of the Year” for 2012.

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John Michael, ‘98 J.D.

John Michael, ’98 J.D., has been selected as the Cleveland Cavaliers new radio play-by-play announcer. Prior to a broadcasting career, John practice law as a trial attorney.

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Dennis M. Barnes, ’86 J.D.

barnesd Dennis M. Barnes from Barris, Scott, Denn, & Driker, PLLC, has been selected for inclusion on the 2011 Michigan Super Lawyers list.

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James D. Friedman, ’72 JD

James D. Friedman has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. James specializes in Banking and Finance Law at Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee.

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Diane M. Haller, ’86 JD

Diane M. Haller has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Diane specializes in Real Estate Law at Quarles & Brady LLP in Phoenix.

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Arthur A. Vogel Jr., ’79 JD

Arthur A. Vogel Jr. has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Arthur specializes in Environmental Law in Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee.

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Steven L. Owen, ’76 J.D.

steve_owen Steven L. Owen has been included in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Owen is recognized in three practice areas: banking law, financial services regulation, and real estate law. Owen is a shareholder at Foster Swift Collins & Smith P.C.

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Daron Threet, ’00 J.D.

daron_threet Daron Threet has joined Holland & Knight as a Partner in the firm’s Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on the permitting, development, and regulation of conventional and renewable energy and other infrastructure projects.

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Lance A. Lawson, ’96 J.D.

Lance A. Lawson has joined the firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. Lance concentrates his practice on intellectual property, with a focus on patent infringement.

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Timothy J. Howard, ’76 J.D.

howard_photo Timothy J Howard of Howard& Howard Attorneys PLLC has been named to Super Lawyers Business Edition 2011. This inaugural issue features attorneys who are outstanding in the area of business practice.

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Patrick S. Scott, ’79 J.D.

Patrick S. Scott from GrayRobinson, P.A. has been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2012 list of outstanding attorneys. Patrick specializes in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency Reorganization Law.

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