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Drago Named Vice President at Duquesne University

Linda S. Drago has been named Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel by the Board of Directors at Duquesne University.

“Linda Drago has played a vital role at the University for more than a decade. In today’s litigious environment, Duquesne is blessed to have someone who knows how to prevent legal problems.  We appreciate Ms. Drago’s professional service and we continue to rely on her expertise,” said President Charles J. Dougherty.

In addition to holding the vice president’s post, she will continue as Secretary to the Board of Directors, a post that she has filled since 1999.

Drago has served as General Counsel for the University since 1995 and was hired as a staff attorney by the University in 1993.

Previously, Drago was associate general counsel for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, a litigation attorney with the law firm of Cauley & Conflenti, and associate director of the University of Pittsburgh Law School Library.

Admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1983, Drago earned a psychology degree from Duquesne and holds master’s and J.D. degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.

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