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Richard Nussbaum '74 B.A., '77 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

South Bend attorney Richard Nussbaum, the Midwest League’s vice president and league counsel, will be named the Midwest League president.

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James D. Friedman, ’72 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

James D. Friedman has been named a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. Friedman is an attorney at Quarles& Brady and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Christopher M. Larmoyeux, ’79 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Christopher M. Larmoyeux has been named the 2014 Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year in the Medical Malpractice Law for West Palm Beach by The Best Lawyers in America. Larmoyeux is based in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Joseph Cassini, ’73 BA, ’76 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Joseph Cassini won Best of Show title at the world’s most prestigious classic car show. Cassini’s custom built 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria was declared the “Best Car of the Show” during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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Arthur A. Vogel, Jr., ’79 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Arthur A. Vogel, Jr. has been recognized in Chambers USA 2013. Haller specializes in Natural Resources & Environment Law at Quarles & Brady LLP.

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Patrick S. Scott, ’76 BA, ’79 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Patrick S. Scott has been recognized on the 2014 Best Lawyers in America list. Scott specializes in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights at GrayRobinson in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Dennis J. Yesalonia, S.J., ’74 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Dennis J. Yesalonia, S.J. has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division. Before joining Loyola, Father Yesalonia served as the province treasurer for the Society of Jesus of New England.

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Rosemary Kenyon, ’79 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Rosemary Kenyon was recently selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business for Labor & Employment law. Kenyon is a partner at Smith Anderson and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Michael A. Patterson, ’72 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Michael A. Patterson has been selected to receive the 2013 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award. Patterson is the Founding Principal of Patterson Buchanan Fobes & Leitch, Inc. P.S.

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Patrick J. Casey, ’69 BA, ’74 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Patrick J. Casey has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization that provides leadership and funding for justice. Casey practices in the areas of business litigation, corporate, tax and real estate law. He is an attorney at Patrick J. Casey P.A. in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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James Mall, ’74 BBA, ’78 J.D., ’78 MBA

Author: Paula Smith

James Mall has been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys for 2013. Mall is a Partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mall specializes in Construction Litigation.

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Patrick S. Scott, ’76 BA, ’79 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Patrick S. Scott has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2013 Florida Super Lawyer. Scott is an attorney with GrayRobinson and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Christopher R. Schraff, ’72 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Christopher R. Schraff has been recognized as a “Leader in the Field” by Chambers USA 2013. Schraff specializes in Natural Resources & Environment and is a Partner at Porter Wright in Columbus, Ohio.

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Timothy J. Howard, ’76 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Timothy J. Howard has been reappointed to the Construction Law Section Council within the Illinois State Bar Association. Howard is an attorney with Howard & Howard in Peoria, Illinois.

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Francis Mathew, ’79 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Francis Mathew has been appointed to the 1st Judicial District Court in Santa Fe, New Mexico by Governor Susana Martinez.

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Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Patrick A. Salvi has been appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. Salvi is the managing partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in Chicago, Illinois.

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Orville L. Reed, ’73 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Orville L. Reed is the 2013 recipient of the Sir Thomas More Award presented by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. The award was presented as part of the Akron Bar Association’s Law Week Celebration. Reed is an attorney at Stark & Knoll Co., L.P.A. in Akron, Ohio.

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Denis J. Hauptly, ’72 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Denis J. Hauptly has been elected a member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association. Hauptly is President of Information Innovators Group based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

Patrick A. Salvi has received a “Trial Lawyer Excellence Award” from Cook County’s Jury Verdict Report. Salvi was the only lawyer to receive the award in 2011 and 2012.

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Scott C. Sullivan, ’76 B.B.A. ’79 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Scott C. Sullivan has been inducted into the Irish Legal 100 sponsored by the New York based Irish Voice newspaper. Irish Legal 100 is comprised of distinguished lawyers of Irish descent from across the United States. Sullivan is a partner at Williams McCarthy LLP in Rockford, Illinois.

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Christopher R. Schraff, ’72 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Christopher R. Schraff has been named a 2013 Ohio Super Lawyer. Schraff specializes in Environmental Law and is a Partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Columbus, Ohio.

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Timothy J. Howard, ’76 J.D.

Author: Paula Smith

Timothy J. Howard has been named a 2013 Illinois Super Lawyer by Law & Politics. Howard is an attorney at Howard & Howard PLLC in Peoria, Illinois.

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John T. Sperla, ’75 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

John T. Sperla has been elected to the Management Committee of Mika Meyers Becket & Jones PLC. Sperla is an attorney based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Bruce L. Sendek, ’77 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

Bruce L. Sendek has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit 2013 by DBusiness magazine. Sendek is an attorney at Butzel Long and specializes in Business and Commercial Litigation.

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James D. Friedman, ’72 JD

Author: Susan Good

James D. Friedman has been selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 and a 2012 Wisconsin Super Lawyer for his work in Banking. Friedman is a partner at Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and specializes in Banking and Finance Law.

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Arthur A. Vogel, Jr., ‘79 JD

Author: Susan Good

Arthur A. Vogel, Jr. has been selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2013. Vogel is a partner at Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and specializes in Litigation-Environmental.

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James Mall, ’74 BBA, ’78 MBA, ’78 JD

Author: Susan Good

James Mall was recently selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2013 in the fields of Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation-Construction. Mall is a partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott.

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Roosevelt Thomas, ’76 JD

Author: Susan Good

Roosevelt Thomas has joined the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as senior counsel. Thomas is based in Grand Rapids, MI, and concentrates his practice on white-collar criminal defense and litigation.

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Douglas M. Branson, ’65 BA, ’74 JD

Author: Susan Good

Douglas M. Branson has authored Three Tastes of Nuroc Mam: The Brown Water Navy & Visits to Vietnam. Branson is the W. Edward Sell Chair in Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

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