Feb 272023

Karlin E. Sangdahl ’09 has been promoted to partner at Reed Smith LLP in the firm’s Chicago office. She was previously counsel. Karlin is a litigator in the Global Commercial Disputes Group. She represents and counsels corporate clients, product manufacturers and sellers, and service providers in a variety of matters, including contract disputes, business torts, unfair competition, and product liability. She also defends clients in class actions featuring breach of warranty, consumer fraud, and contract-based claims, often arising from the marketing and sale of products and services. Karlin has substantial experience litigating and resolving cases at all stages, from pre-suit investigation all the way through trial or arbitration. After graduating from Illinois Wesleyan, she obtained her J.D. in 2013 from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. Congratulations Karlin!

Nov 302022

Bryce Pierson ’09 was awarded the 2022 Legal Innovator of the Year Award from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Bryce won this award for his work on the new free all-digital jury instructions for Wisconsin. You can read more about this here. Congratulations!

Nov 292022

Alex (Salansky) Gohla ’09 recently started a mental health podcast with other providers in the Chicagoland area called The Nest. The podcast strives to normalize conversations around mental health and provide an opportunity for people to understand and explore different forms of available mental health assistance. You can listen to the podcast here. Alex also started a mental health private practice called Bluebird Counseling Services in Naperville, IL.