Alumni On the Move - Class of 1981

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  • Jeffery T. Kubes was named a 2011 Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Defense Law: General: Products Liability Defense Law; and Prof’l Malpractice Defense: Incl. Legal/Technical/Financial. - November 2011
  • Mr. Richard S. Lauter was named a 2011 Leading Lawyer in Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial. - November 2011
  • Diane Romza-Kutz joined Husch Blackwell in Chicago, IL. - August 2013
  • Kathleen T. Zellner was named a 2011 Leading Lawyer in Civil Rights/Constitutional Law; Criminal Appellate Law; Criminal Defense Law: Felonies and Misdemeanors; Personal Injury Law: General; and Personal Injury Law: Professional Malpractice. - November 2011
  • Kathleen Zellner was featured as "A champion of exonerations" in an interview with John Flynn Rooney in the April 22, 2014 edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

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