Ryan Liebl

Ryan Liebl, Honors Scholar, Class of 2004

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2004

Mr. Liebl graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1997 with a B.A. in Government and German. Prior to attending IIT Chicago-Kent he served as an Adjutant General Officer in the United States Army, with assignments in Kaiserslautern, Germany, and Fort Riley, Kansas.

At Chicago-Kent, Mr. Liebl served as a teaching assistant for torts and civil procedure and as the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review. During his first year, Mr. Liebl externed for the Honorable Judge Arlander Keys, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. During his third year, he externed for the Honorable Ann C. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Liebl graduated with high honors from Chicago-Kent.

Currently, Mr. Liebl is working as an associate in the Employee Benefits Department of Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman.

Writings

2004 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

Rule of Law in Postwar Iraq: From Saddam Hussein to the American Soliders Involved in the Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal, What Law Governs Whose Actions?, 28 Hamline Law Review 91 (2005).

Other Writings

State Unclaimed Property Statutes and Employee Benefit Plans: Will ERISA Preemption Excuse Compliance of Benefits Plans with State Unclaimed Property Statutes?, 2004 Aspen Employment Law Update 187 (2004).