Career Panel Tomorrow: “From the Courtroom to the Boardroom: Using Your Law Degree in the Business World”

Please join the Corporate Law Society, Real Estate Law Society and the Career Services Office on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, when three accomplished executives will address the topic: “From the Courtroom to the Boardroom: Using Your Law Degree in the Business World.”

Howard Tullman is the immediate past President of Kendall College, which he recently sold to Laureate Education. Now, Mr. Tullman serves as CEO of Flashpoint, digital media arts college. After practicing law for ten years,  Mr. Tullman changed routes and has founded or served as CEO or Board Chairman of nine companies and as a director and/or adviser to many other early-stage companies. In addition to teaching at Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Mr. Tullman is the General Managing Partner of Chicago’s High Tech Investors, LLC, Director of the Cobalt Group and Passage Events, both located in Seattle. Mr. Tullman graduated, with honors, from both Northwestern University and Northwestern University School of Law.

Victoria Noonan is the Managing Director of Leasing for Tishman Speyer Properties, responsible for supervising and coordinating the company’s leasing efforts for the Chicago portfolio. Tishman Speyer is one of the leading owners, developers and managers of first-class real estate in the world. In Chicago, Ms. Noonan manages leasing efforts for eleven high-rise buildings in the area, including the Civic Opera Building. Ms. Noonan graduated from DePaul University in 1980 and received her J.D. from Chicago-Kent in 1984.

After practicing as a commercial real estate attorney at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and, thereafter, at Greenberg Taurig LLP, Dustin Cahan left his practice to become the Chief Operating Officer of Evaporcool Solutions, LLC, a “green” technology venture. Mr. Cahan, who is 29, oversees the development and manufacturing of a sophisticated cooling solution, which reduces energy and maintenance costs of air conditioning equipment. Mr. Cahan obtained his B.A. in economics from Northwestern University, and thereafter his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

The event will convene at 12:00 p.m. in Room 270. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

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2 responses to “Career Panel Tomorrow: “From the Courtroom to the Boardroom: Using Your Law Degree in the Business World”

  1. It is extremely interesting for me to read the blog. Thanx for it. I like such topics and everything connected to them. I would like to read more on this blog soon.

    Julia Benedict

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