Luke Harriman and Jingjing Huang to deliver student addresses at 2013 IIT Chicago-Kent Commencement ceremony May 19
May 3, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Luke Harriman and Jingjing Huang will address their fellow graduates at the law school's 2013 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19, at 2:30 p.m. at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road, in Chicago.
Valedictorian Luke Harriman will deliver the J.D. Commencement address. Jingjing Huang, a candidate for an LL.M. in International Intellectual Property Law, will deliver the graduate address. IIT Chicago-Kent will award 281 J.D. degrees and 106 LL.M. degrees.
Luke Harriman is an IIT Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar who grew up in Montana. Harriman graduated with honors from the University of Chicago with dual degrees in economics and Latin American studies. He has studied abroad in Mexico. At IIT Chicago-Kent, he is a member of the Chicago-Kent Law Review. After graduation, he will join Reed Smith LLP in Chicago to practice estate planning law.
Jingjing Huang came to IIT Chicago-Kent from Beijing, where she practiced at the Beijing Kehua Law Firm. Huang earned a bachelor of engineering degree in computer science from Beijing Institution of Technology and Information and received her law degree from the University of International Business and Economics. She clerked at the Service Center for Intellectual Property Rights Protection before going into private practice. Following graduation, Huang will sit for the California bar exam before returning to China to resume her practice.
Best-selling author Scott Turow, a partner in the Chicago office of SNR Denton (formerly Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal), will deliver the keynote address.
Founded in 1888, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is celebrating "125 years of distinctive legal education." IIT Chicago-Kent is the law school of Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, Ph.D.-granting institution with programs in engineering, psychology, architecture, business, design and law.
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