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Linda Drago, J.D.

Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
University Secretary

Linda DragoLinda S. Drago was hired as the Duquesne University Staff Attorney on August 1, 1993, and was appointed General Counsel on May 18, 1995. In addition to holding the position of General Counsel, she assumed the position of Interim University Secretary in September 1998, and was elected University Secretary by the Board of Directors in May 1999. Attorney Drago was designated Vice President for Legal Affairs on October 9, 2009.

Previously, Attorney Drago was the Associate General Counsel for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, a litigation attorney with the law firm of Cauley & Conflenti, and the Associate Director of the University of Pittsburgh Law School Library.

Attorney Drago received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1983, a Master's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Library and Information Science in 1973, and a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Psychology from Duquesne University in 1972. She was admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania in 1983. She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.