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James Donald Benak, American lawyer. Bar: Nebraska 1980, United States District Court Nebraska 1980, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1988, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1989, Illinois 1990, United States District Court (northern and central districts) Illinois 1991, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 2001.

Background

Benak, James Donald was born on January 22, 1954 in Omaha.

Education

Bachelor, University Nebraska, 1977. Juris Doctor, Creighton University, 1980.

Career

Associate Kennedy, Holland, DeLacy & Svoboda, Omaha, 1980-1984. Assistant general attorney Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1984-1987, general attorney, 1987-1990. Partner Jenner & Block, Chicago, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nebraska 1980, United States District Court Nebraska 1980, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1988, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1989, Illinois 1990, United States District Court (northern and central districts) Illinois 1991, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 2001.

Membership

Board directors Combined Health Agencies Drive/Nebraska, 1985-1990, Automated Monitoring and Control International, Inc., 1987-1990, College World Series, 1989-1990. Member American Bar Association (litigation and intellectual property sections), Nebraska Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (public utility and insurance law committee).

Connections

Son of James R. and Norma Lea (Roberts) B. Patricia Ann Duffy, March 1995. 1 child, James Duffy.

father:
James R. Benak

mother:
Norma Lea (Roberts) Benak

child:
James Duffy Benak