Rebecca Graines

Rebecca Graines, Honors Scholar, Class of 2002

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2002

Rebecca Graines graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, with a BA in psychology. Ms. Graines conducted research regarding genetic predispositions to environmental carcinogens in the workplace for Professor Dan Tarlock at IIT Chicago-Kent. The summer after her first year at Chicago-Kent, she worked for the Illinois Attorney General in the Health Care Bureau mediating claims between Illinois consumers, their health care providers, and their insurance companies. She was a teaching assistant for legal writing and a Notes and Comments Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review. Ms. Graines was also a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Gottschall in the Northern District of Illinois.

Ms. Graines recently left Jones, Day, Reavis, and Pogue to spend more time with her two small children. In 2005, she returned to Chicago-Kent as an adjunct in the legal writing program.


2002 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

September 11 Victim Compensation Fund: A Model for Compensating Terrorism Victims?