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James D. Friedman, ’72 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

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

Author: Charles Williams

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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

Author: Susan Good

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

Author: Susan Good

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

Author: Susan Good

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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Daron Threet, ’00 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

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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Steven L. Owen, ’76 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

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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Lance A. Lawson, ’96 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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.

Author: Susan Good

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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Tomas F. Gamba, ’76 JD

Author: Susan Good

Tomas F. Gamba, a partner at Gamba & Lambana, P.A., was recently selected for inclusion in the 2012 Best Lawyers in America in the specialty field of medical malpractice law. Thomas was also elected to serve as 2011-2012 President of FLABOTA, representing the eleven Florida chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

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Veronica de Zayas, ’11 JD

Author: Susan Good

Veronica de Zaya Veronica de Zayas has joined the firm of Carlton Fields as an associate in its Miami, Florida office. Zayas practices in the firm’s Insurance practice group.

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Lt. Cmdr. Robert L. Miller, Sr. ’42, ’47 JD

Author: Susan Good

Lt. Cmdr. Robert L. Miller, Sr., has been named recipient of the 2011 Rev. William Corby, C.S.C., Award for his distinguished military service. Lt. Cmdr. Miller is a former Superior Court Judge and a Naval officer in World War II. He received the Purple Heart for wounds received in the battle of Okinawa. After earning his law degree at Notre Dame, Miller remained involved in veterans’ issues during a career as a lawyer and judge. He founded “Miller’s Vets” in 2009 to assist impoverished veterans, giving them housing, military uniforms, “boot camp” refreshers, and chances to participate in parades and community events.

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Jennifer Romanczuk, ’09 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

Jennifer Romanczuk Jennifer Romanczuk has accepted a position at Remy Cointreau USA in New York City. Jennifer is working as an Associate General Counsel.

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Rabeh M.A. Soofi, ’04, J.D.

Author: Susan Good

Rabeh M.A. Soofi has joined Crone Hawxhurst, as a associate. The Los Angeles-based firm focuses on business litigation.

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Christopher R. Schraff, ’72, J.D.

Author: Susan Good

Christopher Schraff has been elected as a fellow in the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL). Christopher is a partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP – Environmental Law Practice Group.

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