Where are they now?

Cornell College pre-law alumni

Gilbert X. Drendel Jr. ’58 retired as president and senior partner of Drendel & Drendel P.C., Batavia, Ill.

Robert N. Miller ’62, Denver, Colo., is managing partner and head of litigation for Perkins Coie.

Richard John Williams ’63, Chicago, is founding principal of Hlustik, Huizenga, Williams and VanderWoude, LTD.

John Bickel '66, an attprney with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was nameed to the Iowa Economic Development Board in 2008 and has chaired numerous boards in the area.

Tom Shillinglaw ’67, Boston, retired as vice president and assistant general counsel for Corning Inc.

R. Craig Shives ’67 practices law at Nyemaster Goode Law Firm, Des Moines, Iowa.

Dallas Ferguson ’68, Tulsa, Okla., is a partner with Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP.

Aleta Grillos Trauger ’68, Nashville, is a United States District Judge.

Stephen C. Beilke ’69, Madison, Wis., is an attorney-at-law and shareholder in Murphy Desmond SC.

Mark B. Abbott ’70 is associate director of Athletics for The University of Iowa Department of Athletics, Iowa City, Iowa.

Robert C. Johnson ’70, Barrington, Ill., is a partner at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, Chicago.

Sheryl Atkinson Stoll ’70 practices law at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLC, Columbus, Ohio.

John Pray ’71, Madison, Wis., is a clinical professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School. His specialty is criminal law.

Daniel L. Johnson ’72 is chief operating partner for Chapman and Cutler LLP, Chicago, a practice specializing in municipal finance.

Kim Roger Luther ’72 is a trial lawyer with McGlynn & Luther in St. Louis.

Michael McGrane ’72, Livingston, N.J., is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for Columbia Laboratories, Inc.

Julie Harrison Reincke ’72, Charlotte, Mich., is a district court judge in Eaton County, Mich.

Lee Schmudde ’72 is vice president, legal and environmental affairs, for Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

John D. McGrane ’73 is a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington, D.C.

Virginia Soper Smith ’73, Salt Lake City, is vice president of Zions Bancorporation.

Eve Greene Ricaurte ’74 is managing attorney for Iowa Legal Aid, Davenport, Iowa.

Dave Brezina ’75, Chicago, is a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, where he practices antitrust, entertainment and sports, and intellectual property law.

Robert E. Wilson ’75 is a partner at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP in Munich, Germany.

John H. Guthmann ’76, St. Paul, Minn., is a district court judge for the state of Minnesota.

Miggie E. Cramblit ’77 is vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary for NorthWestern Corporation in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Thomas C. Durham ’77, Chicago, is a partner at Mayer Brown LLP, a firm practicing appellate, civil, and tax law.

Lu Ann White ’78, Johnson, Iowa, is a partner at Hanson, Bjork & Russell, LLP, Des Moines.

Jerry D. Worsham II ’78 is a partner at Gammage & Burnham, PLC, Phoenix, where he practices civil litigation, environmental, and real estate law. He said his studies in the sciences prepared him for the many technical issues in environmental and natural resources law, and dealing with regulatory agencies.

Molly J. Baier ’80, San Francisco, is an attorney for Wells Fargo.

Thomas Yates ’80 is general counsel for Health & Disability Advocates, Chicago.

Catherine Mode Eastham ’81, Milwaukee, is vice president and general counsel for Froedtert & Community Health, Inc.

Dana Dahl Touzelet ’81 is an attorney for Edwards Lifesciences, SA, in Switzerland.

Michael J. Boock ’82, a captain in the Navy, is commanding officer for the Naval Justice School in Newport, R.I, specializing in international law, military judge advocates (JAG), and national security law.

Kevin G. Drendel ’82 is managing partner for Drendel & Drendel PC, Batavia, Ill.

Britt LaBissoniere Hoverman ’82, Eagan, Minn., is attorney-editor for FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business (formerly West Publishing). The company also creates law firm Web sites.

Bruce Melton ’82, Chicago, is associate general counsel for The University of Chicago.

Philip Sieff ’82, Minneapolis, is a partner at Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi, LLP, where he practices civil litigation and wrongful death law.

H. Paul Doucette, Jr. ’83, Alpharetta, Ga., is chief legal officer for Insight Benefits Group, LLC, where he spends much of his time in legal research.

Timothy A. Wynes ’83, Marshalltown, Iowa, is chancellor of Iowa Valley Community College.

Attorney Gilda Vinzulis Boyer '84 was selected as one of the Corridor Business Journal's Women of Influence for 2007. She has chaired numerous boards in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area, and is a Cornell trustee.

Nicholas Even ’84, Dallas, is a partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP.

Sheryl Gatewood Williams ’84, Alexandria, Va., is special counsel, personnel law, for the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation.

Tamra Thompson Toussaint ’86, Roswell, Ga., is chief counsel, KCP Global, for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

Michael M. Godsy ’87 is a partner at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, LLP, in St. Louis.

Marcus Gross Jr. ’87, Harlan, Iowa, is the Shelby County Attorney.

Linda J. Pauel ’87, Chicago, is senior counsel for the City of Chicago Department of Law.

Allegra Connell Frank ’88 practices civil litigation in Beijing.

Thomas W. Soseman ’88 is the owner of Soseman Law Firm, PC, in Chicago.

Lori Pollok Woods ’88, Novi, Mich., is managing member and counsel for Midwest Wine Exchange.

John R. Gilliland ’89, Des Moines, is senior vice president, government relations, for the Iowa Association of Business and Industry.

Beth D. Knickerbocker ’89 is senior vice president and chief risk officer for Marshall & Ilsley Corporation, Milwaukee.

Janene E. Panfil ’89 is senior vice president of Noel-Levitz, Coralville, Iowa.

John Scobey ’89, Littleton, Colo., is associate counsel for tw telecom, formerly known as Time Warner Telecom.

Elizabeth Roman Giddings ’90 is a child protective trial and appellate attorney for Michigan Children’s Law Center in Southgate, Mich.

Curtis Zaun ’93 is senior counsel for Education Credit Management Corporation, St. Paul, Minn.

Scott Provinse ’93 is associate general counsel for SunEdison, Beltsville, Md., where he’s involved with corporate, government contract, and international law.

Jennifer E. Giesen ’94 is an attorney at the Minnesota Disability Law Center in Minneapolis.

David C. Kresin ’94 has his own law firm in Phoenix, where he practices civil litigation and labor and employment law.

Kristin Eads Walbourn ’94 is a partner at Faegre & Benson LLP, Minneapolis, focusing on civil litigation, agribusiness litigation, and product liability defense.

Rebecca D. Kruse ’94 is a senior associate at the law firm of Morrison & Foerster, San Francisco.

Scott L. Anderson ’96 is an attorney with Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, in Chicago.

Julia H. Dickinson ’97 is an immigration attorney for Montagut & Sobral in Falls Church, Va.

Virginia Henley Gatz ’97 practices law in the two-attorney firm of Henley & Henley Gatz PC, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Jeffrey M. Fugate ’98 is assistant attorney general in the Office of the Colorado Attorney General in Denver.

Gina Cesaretti ’99 is an attorney with Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis.

William J. Dennison II ’99, Woodstock, Ill., is the narcotics unit supervisor in the Office of the State Attorney for McHenry County.

Mark Hudson ’99, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is an attorney with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, practicing labor and employment law.

Jared Crain ’00 is an associate attorney with Hogan & Hartson LLP in Boulder, Colo.

Jae Kwon ’00 is an assistant state’s attorney, felony division, in the Office of the State Attorney for DuPage County in Wheaton, Ill.

Scott Walton ’00 is an associate attorney, litigation, for Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago.

Rachel Antonuccio ’02 is an attorney with Cole & Vondra LLP, Iowa City, Iowa.

Brandy Mannschreck ’02 is an associate general counsel for the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Group in Lincoln, Neb.

Steven Wieland ’02 is a student at the University of Iowa Law School and a summer associate at Schiff Hardin in Chicago.

Ingrid Spiegel ’03 is assistant district attorney for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Dorchester, Mass.

 

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