Dean P. Laing, Law ’83, of Milwaukee’s O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2015.
Michael O’Neil, Arts ’83, of the Chicago and Indianapolis offices of Taft Stettinius & Hollister was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2015.
Dave Ross, Sp ’83, is president of the Wellness Network in Pewaukee, Wis. He has worked in video-based health care education for 25 years.
Brian Wenger, Arts ’83, is executive vice president and chief legal officer of Optum, a division of the Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group. He leads division-wide legal efforts and participates in strategic initiatives at Optum and the enterprise level of the UnitedHealth Group.
Richard Poirier, Arts ’83, Law ’86, was promoted to president of the Church Mutual Insurance Corp. in Merrill, Wis. Previously, he was senior vice president and general manager of claims for the Liberty Mutual Agency Markets Corp.
Thomas McElligott, Arts ’76, Law ’83, of Wauwatosa, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.
William Binder, Bus Ad ’81, Grad ’83, was elected to the board of the Family Defense Center, a nonprofit that advocates for justice for families in the child welfare system. He is chairman of Kaleidoscope Inc., a nonprofit that helps Chicago children recover from abuse and neglect.
Michael A. DeVincenzi, Arts ’83