John Guzzardo

John Guzzardo, Honors Scholar, Class of 2004

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2004

Mr. Guzzardo graduated from Northwestern University in 1994 with a degree in Theatre. He took a holistic approach to his studies there; acting in, directing, or designing over 25 full productions. After graduation, he made a living as a stage technician and a life as an actor in Chicago and Los Angeles including appearences in the Steppenwolf, Touchstone/Organic, and Northlight Theatres.

During law school, Mr. Guzzardo was a member of the IIT Chicago-Kent Trial Advocacy Team, and a founding member of "The Cohorts," a rabble-rousing collective of poets and painters headquartered at a secret compound somewhere in the mountains near Big Sur, California.

Mr. Guzzardo joined the Chicago Office of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom in September, 2004.

Writings

2004 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

The Show Must Go On... and On, and On: Production Assistants, Overtime Pay Exemptions, and the Fair Labor Standards Act