Classes 1980-1989

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Leslie Budewitz '84 J.D. authors new mystery novel

Leslie Budewitz '84 J.D. blends her passion for food, great mysteries, and the Pacific Northwest in two light-hearted mystery series: the Spice Shop Mysteries, set in Seattle, and the Food...
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Joseph J. Shannon ’85 J.D.

Bodman, PLC in Detroit announces that Joseph Shannon has been listed in Chambers USA 2019 as a Leading Individual for Commercial Litigation. Shannon is a member of Bodman’s Executive Committee,...
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Mark Muedeking ’80 J.D.

Mark Muedeking '80 J.D., a partner in the Employment practice at DLA Piper, has been named a 2019 Employment Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. The publication highlighted Muedeking’s successful defense...
Jim Carr

James S. Carr, ’87 J.D.

Kelley Drye is pleased to announce that Jim Carr, '87 J.D., has been re-elected chair of the firm effective January 1, 2019, for a second four-year term. Carr was first...
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Lynn Schubert, '80 J.D.

The National Academy of Construction has elected Lynn Schubert, '80 J.D., president of the Surety and Fidelity Association of America in Washington, D.C., as a member of its class of...
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Lawyers in love: The Class of 1981's many couples

There was something special about 1981. The royal wedding of Prince Charles of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer captured the attention of millions of Americans. A record-setting 30 million viewers...
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The Buffalo News profiles John Hurley '81 J.D.

The Buffalo News published a feature article about Canisius College President John Hurley '81 J.D. on December 15. The article describes Hurley's reputation as a quiet leader and consensus-builder who has been willing to...
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James B. Neihaus, ’80 BA, ’83 J.D.

Franz Ward announces that partner James Neihaus has been named in 2019 Best Lawyers in America. Neihaus focuses his practice on competition law—resolving disputes between and managing the relationship among...
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Anna Moore Carulas, ’86 J.D.

Roetzel & Andress LPA is proud to announce that Anna Moore Carulas has been named among The Best Lawyers in America for 2019 in the area of Medical Malpractice Law...

Theresa R. McGonigle, ’87 J.D.

Theresa McGonigle has been appointed to a judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court by California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. McGonigle has been managing research attorney at the...

Lisa Thibault Schenck, ’89 J.D.

Lisa Schenck was nominated by President Trump and will serve as a judge on the Court of Military Commissions Review. Schenck currently serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,...
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Robert A. Laberge, ’83 J.D.

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that Robert Laberge, of the firm’s Syracuse office, has been recognized as a 2018 Upstate New York Super Lawyer in the field...

Karen C. McConnell, ’84 J.D.

Karen McConnell of Ballard Spahr has been named 2019 Phoenix-area “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. McConnell has been recognized in the...
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Peter C. Lutz, ’86 J.D.

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that partner Peter Lutz has been selected for inclusion in 2018 Upstate New York Super Lawyer in the category of Real Estate....

Frederic X. Shadley, ’78 BS, ’81 J.D.

Frederic Shadley, a partner at Ulmer & Berne LLP in its Cincinnati office, has been selected as a “State Litigation Star” in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation for his...
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John C. McCarron, ’87 J.D.

Downey Brand, LLP attorney John McCarron has been named 2018 Top Lawyer by Sacramento Magazine. McCarron is a partner and Co-Chair of the Food & Agriculture Group.…
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Rosanne Ciambrone, ’88 J.D.

Duane Morris LLP partner Rosanne Ciambrone has been named to Crain’s Custom Media list of Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers 2018. Recipients were nominated by colleagues and represent the women lawyers...

Thomas E. McCabe, ’81 J.D.

BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT), headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, has named Thomas McCabe as senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary. McCabe most recently served as the...

Maureen Hurley, ’81 J.D.

Maureen Hurley, retired Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Rich Products has been chosen to serve on Catholic Health’s Board of Directors in Buffalo, New York.

Robert N. Allen, ’81 J.D.

Robert Allen, the senior partner at Robert Allen Law in Miami, recently gave a presentation at the International Yacht Brokers Association’s East Coast Yacht Sales Summit in Fort Lauderdale. It...

Matthew T. Miklave, ’84 J.D.

Robinson+Cole partner, Matthew Miklave, has been chosen among the 2018 “100 Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers” as recognized by LawDragon in partnership with Human Resource Executive magazine. Micklave is a...

Paul F. Blewett, ’89 J.D.

Paul Blewett was appointed President of Life Legal Defense Foundation in Napa, California. Prior to joining Life Legal, Blewett served as West Regional Director of Legatus, an organization of top...

Ralph P. Higgins, Jr., ’77 B.A., ’80 J.D.

Frantz Ward is delighted to announce that partner Ralph Higgins has been chosen for the 2018 International Advisory Experts Awards as Estate Planning Lawyer of the Year in Ohio. The...

Terrence R. Brady, ’85 J.D.

Terrence Brady has been elected President of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL), the Not-For-Profit operations of UL in Northbrook, Illinois. Brady previously served as UL’s Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial and...

Jeffrey D. Linton, ’88 J.D.

Jeffrey Linton has been appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Quality Systems, Inc., known as NextGen Healthcare. Linton brings extensive healthcare experience and will oversee all legal-related...