Kerry Burnet Pipal graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2012, where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif and was a recipient of the Rickert Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement. During law school, Ms. Pipal was the Managing Notes Editor and a published member of the University of Illinois Law Review. Ms. Pipal also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jeffrey B. Ford, Circuit Judge in the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, and worked at the firm as a summer associate. Ms. Pipal received her bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in history from Boston College in 2008. Ms. Pipal practices in all areas of school law and municipal law.