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    Dow, Robert M., Jr.

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Dow, Robert M., Jr.

Bob Dow, now a judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, served as an associate and then a partner at Mayer Brown from 1995 to 2007. Bob graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School where he served as the Supervising Editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation and on the Editorial Board for the Harvard Human Rights Journal. He also graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University. Bob has earned masters and doctorate degrees in International Relations from Oxford University, which he attended on a Rhodes Scholarship. Before joining Mayer Brown, Bob served as a law clerk to Judge Joel M. Flaum of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. While practicing law with Mayer Brown, Bob concentrated on appellate and telecommunications litigation, briefing and arguing cases in state and federal courts of appeals. Bob also served as a director and officer of the Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois.

Bob was sworn in as a judge on December 6, 2007.

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