Classes 1980-1989

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In Memoriam: Edith Meyers Rob '88 J.D.

It is with a heavy heart that the Law School announces the passing of Edith "Edyie" Meyers Rob on July 2, 2021, in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. Rob most recently served as...
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William T. “Chip” Cavanaugh, Jr., ‘84 J.D.

Chip Cavanaugh, a shareholder at Munsch Hardt, a Texas-based mid-size commercial law firm, was recently named to D Magazine’s 2021 “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list in the practice area of...
Dave Scheper

David C. Scheper, ‘85 J.D.

David Scheper has joined Winston & Strawn as part of an expansion of the firm’s West Coast presence in Los Angeles. Scheper’s boutique firm, Scheper, Kim & Harris, LLP merged...
Bryan Wilson

E. Bryan Wilson, ‘86 J.D.

On March 1, 2021, Bryan Wilson began serving as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska. Wilson, who has served as First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District...
Walt Brown

Walter F. Brown, ‘85 J.D.

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is pleased to announce that Walter Brown will join the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department. Brown along with three other...
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William T. “Chip” Cavanaugh, Jr., ‘84 J.D.

Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. is delighted to announce that partner William “Chip” Cavanaugh has been recognized on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers® list in the Real Estate practice...

Timothy J. Abeska, ‘82 J.D.

The Indiana Bar Foundation is pleased to announce that Timothy Abeska, board member and retired attorney of Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, has created the Timothy J. Abeska Endowed Civic Education...
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In Memoriam: Michael K. Kelley, ‘84 J.D.

It is with sadness that the law school announces the passing of Michael “Mike” Kelley on October 11, 2020 in Portland, Oregon after a heroic 22-month battle with advanced cancer....
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Robert A. LaBerge, ‘83 J.D.

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that Robert LaBerge has been named the 2021 Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” for Labor Law – Management in...
Joseph Shannon

Joseph Shannon ’88 J.D.

Joseph Shannon is the founding partner of Shannon Law Group, P.C., a personal injury trial practice in Chicago that has been dedicated to fighting for people injured by the negligence...
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Michael N. Chesney ’92 J.D.

Frantz Ward is proud to announce that Labor and Employment partner Michael Chesney ’92 J.D. has been elected to the Board of Directors of InMotion for a three-year term. InMotion...
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Frederic X. (Fritz) Shadley, ’78 BS, ’81 J.D.

Ulmer & Berne LLP proudly announces that partner Fritz Shadley has been honored by Benchmark Litigation in the area of Business & Commercial Litigation, Construction, and Product Liability. Shadley is...
Tim Borchers

Timothy K. Borchers, ’87 J.D.

Tim Borchers is the recipient of the 2019 Career Service Award from the Notre Dame Club of New York City.  Borchers is an account executive with HighQ, a Thomson Reuters...
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Robert A. LaBerge, ’83 J.D.

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that Robert LaBerge was selected for inclusion in the 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers in the area of Employment & Labor.…...
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Peter C. Lutz, ’86 J.D.

Hodgson Russ is pleased to announce that Peter Lutz has joined the firm as a Partner in the Real Estate and Finance Practice in its Rochester office. Lutz provides advice...
John Farnan

John G. Farnan, ‘87 J.D.

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to share that John Farnan has been named Best Lawyers® 2020 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland. In addition Farnan was named to...
James Niehaus

James B. Niehaus, ’80 BA, ’83 J.D.

Franz Ward is pleased to share that Litigation Partner James Niehaus has been named “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland in the area of Litigation – Intellectual Property in the...
Dennis M Barnes

Dennis M. Barnes, ’86 J.D.

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, PLLC is pleased to announce that partner, Dennis Barnes, has become the 85th president of the State Bar of Michigan. Barnes concentrates his practice on...
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John C. McCarron, ’87 J.D.

John McCarron, a partner at Downey Brand, was named a Top Lawyer by Sacramento Magazine in the areas of Food & Agriculture Law and Nonprofit Organizations.…
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Michael J. Allen, ’85 J.D.

Michael Allen of Carruthers & Roth, P.A. in Greensboro, NC, was named by The Best Lawyers in America as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for Copyright Law in the...
Lesliebudewitz

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...
Lynn Schubert

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...