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Class Notes


Terrence J. Benshoof (JD '71, LLM '80) was elected vice president of the board of directors of the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans. He practices of counsel with Calabrese Associates PC in Warrenville, IL.


Anna S. Richo ('86), in-house counsel for Cargill Inc., received a lifetime achievement award from Minnesota Lawyer Magazine.

Lynne O. Sered ('87) is now chair of the Local Panel of the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.


Shannon M. DeGennaro ('98) is now director of recruiting and professional development for Raleigh, N.C., law firm Brooks Pierce.

Gina L. Durham ('99) has assumed the role of vice chair of the intellectual property and technology practice of DLA Piper LLP. Durham, who joined the firm in 1999, is also chair of the trademark, copyright and media practice.

Michele L. Walton ('99) has been promoted to senior vice president, general counsel of The Taubman Company, a property and management leasing firm based in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. She also sits on the company's operating committee.


Robert J. Domol ('04) has been promoted to shareholder of Hupy and Abraham, a Wisconsin-based personal injury law firm. He has been with the firm since 2014.

Sharone Mitchell ('09) has been selected to serve as the as next Cook County public defender. He previously worked at the Illinois Justice Project and was a trial attorney in the public defender's office.


Rachel White-Domain ('10) has launched the Women and Survivors Project, a legal practice that focuses on cases in which the offender has experienced a history of gender-based violence, such as physical abuse, or other treatment that disproportionately affects female victims.

Emily Casey ('12) was promoted to partner with Tobin, Carberry, O'Malley, Riley & Selinger PC, headquartered in New London, Conn.​

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