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UDM School of Law Commencement Ceremony Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr., Keynote Speaker

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s 2010 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 7, 2010 at 5 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of UDM. More than 200 graduates and their families are expected to attend the ceremony.

The keynote speaker for the law school commencement will be Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr., former senior executive, Masco Corporation and community leader. Gargaro, served as vice president and secretary of Masco Corporation since 1993 and practiced law for 26 years with Dykema, Michigan’s largest law firm. He was on the firm’s executive committee and a partner in the organization’s taxation and estates group.

Gargaro is chairman of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vice chairman of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, a member of the University of Detroit Mercy board of trustees, and is active in numerous other cultural and educational organizations.

A 1964 graduate of the Georgetown University School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in finance, he also received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1967.

Release date: May 05,2010

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