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Pittsburgh Pirates President to Address Duquesne Law Grads

Frank Coonelly, president of the Pittsburgh Pirates, will deliver the keynote address at Duquesne University’s 97th annual Law School Commencement.

More than 200 students will receive their diplomas at this year’s ceremony.

Coonelly is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Pirates’ organization, including leading the team’s senior management group. He previously served as senior vice president and general counsel of labor in the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, where he negotiated and administered collective bargaining agreements with the Major League Baseball Players Association and the World Umpires Association. In addition, Coonelly practiced as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

When: Sunday, June 6, at 11 a.m.

Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

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