Duquesne University’s law school to get record $50 million donation from renowned lawyer and alumnus Thomas R. Kline

One of the nation’s top litigators who never forgot the doors Duquesne University opened for him is giving his alma mater’s law school $50 million — the largest gift commitment in the Pittsburgh university’s 144-year history.

Thomas R. Kline, a 1978 Duquesne Law graduate, has made headlines over four-plus decades, not only for securing seven- and eight-figure jury verdicts — hundreds of them — but for the policy and practice reforms that those cases led to in the corporate, institutional and governmental worlds.

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Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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