Classes 1980-1989

In memoriam: James F. Smith, ’89 J.D.

Brigadier General James Smith passed away on September 29, 2014 from cancer complications at the age of 54. Jim was married to Jennifer O’Leary Smith, ’89 J.D. Upon his retirement...

Robert A. LaBerge, ’83 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/142540/75x100/laberge_r.jpg(laberge_r)! Robert LaBerge, a partner with Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC has been named the 2015 Best Lawyers in America _“Lawyer of the Year”_ in the firm’s Syracuse office...

William (Chip) Cavanaugh, Jr., ’84 J.D.

William Cavanaugh, a shareholder at Munsch Hardt, has been recognized by _Chambers USA_ as a notable practitioner within the firm’s “Real Estate” practice.

Frederic X. (Fritz) Shadley, ’78 EG, ’81 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/142542/75x100/shadley_6523_background_cmyk.jpg(shadley_6523_background_cmyk)! Frederic Shadley, a partner at Ulmer & Berne, is named to 2015 _Best Lawyers in America._ Shadley is Chair of Ulmer & Berne’s Construction Litigation Group and brings...

In memoriam: Thomas J. Kernell, ’86 J.D.

A beloved classmate, Tom Kernell, lost his battle with leukemia and passed away on September 14, 2014 surrounded by his close family. Tom was a longtime partner of the Roberts...

Female Powerbroker Q & A with Beth Schneider Naylor, ’86 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/137332/75x/beth_schneider_naylor.jpg(beth_schneider_naylor)! Naylor, a senior partner in Frost Brown Todd LLC’s product liability practice group and former president of the Notre Dame Law Alumni Board, offers insight into the challenges...

Wayne Malecha, ’86 J.D.

Wayne Malecha, a partner with Jackson Walker L.L.P., has been named to D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2014.

Diane Haller, ’86 J.D.

Diane Haller, a partner with Quarles & Brady, L.L.P., has been recognized as a leader in the area of “Real Estate” by _Chambers USA_ for 2014.

In memoriam: Paul E. Heltzel, '82 J.D.

p(image-left). !/assets/136077/100x78/paul_heltzel.jpg(paul_heltzel)! The law school is sad to announce the death of alumnus Paul E. Heltzel who passed away on June 30, 2014 at his home in Ohio. Heltzel was...