DePaul University College of Law congratulates its seven alumni selected for inclusion in Law Bulletin Publishing Company's list of "40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch" for 2013 — Robert Adelman, Michael Bergmann, Jennifer Dunn, Ray Koenig, Kathy Karaboyas Malamis, Thomas Skallas and Matthew Williams.
Law Bulletin Publishing Company conducts the annual survey to determine who Illinois attorneys believe are the “up and comers” of law in the state. This year, Law Bulletin reviewed more than 1,300 nominations submitted from lawyers around the state to identify the "40 Under 40."
"40 Under 40" DePaul Law Alumni Honorees
Robert J. Adelman, Class of 1999, Partner, Levin Riback Law Group
Adelman joined Levin Riback Law Group in August 2001 and was named a partner in July 2007. His primary areas of concentration are construction negligence, automobile accidents and premises liability. Since 2004, Adelman has served as an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School teaching a course on trial advocacy and advanced trial advocacy.
Michael G. Bergmann, Class of 2002, Executive Director, Public Interest Law Initiative
Bergmann joined PILI in 2006 as pro bono initiative director and more recently served as PILI’s director of programs prior to being named executive director in 2010. He is an adjunct professor at DePaul College of Law, where he also serves on the advisory board for the Center for Public Interest Law. In 2007, he received DePaul College of Law's Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.
Jennifer A. Dunn, Class of 1999, Partner, Franczek Radelet
Dunn represents private and public sector management clients in all areas of labor and employment law, and has extensive experience advising clients in traditional labor matters. She also is an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of Law, where she teaches Labor Relations in the Public Sector.
Ray J. Koenig III, Class of 1999, Member, Clark Hill
Koenig is a member in Clark Hill’s litigation and personal legal services practice groups and serves in the leadership role as the managing member of Clark Hill’s Chicago office. He is an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School, where he teaches an elder law course.
Kathy Karaboyas Malamis, Class of 2001, Partner, Tressler
Malamis concentrates her practice in insurance coverage counseling and litigation, bad faith and reinsurance. She is former co-chair and continuing advisor to Tressler’s Women’s Initiative and volunteers as an instructor for the Lawyers in the Classroom program organized by the Constitutional Rights Foundation on behalf of the Chicago Public Schools. While in law school, she was the notes and comments editor of the DePaul Law Review.
A. Thomas Skallas, Class of 2002, Partner, Thompson Coburn
Skallas advises privately held businesses and their owners on a variety of business, tax and private wealth issues. He primarily counsels privately held international and domestic businesses from their inception to their final disposition, enabling growth, expansion and change across numerous industries. Active in the Greek-American community both in Chicago and the United States, he currently serves as first vice president of the Hellenic Bar Association.
Matthew L. Williams, Class of 1998, Partner, Salvi Schostok & Pritchard
Williams concentrates his practice in the areas of automobile accidents, medical malpractice, construction negligence, premises liability and product liability. He volunteers his time as an investigator for the Judicial Evaluation Committee for the Chicago Bar Association and currently serves on the board of managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. While in law school, he served as staff writer for the DePaul Law Review.