Clifford Law’s Communications Partner Interviewed in Medill Magazine

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Communications Partner at Clifford Law Offices, Pamela Sakowicz Menaker, was profiled in Medill Magazine, a magazine run by Medill Northwestern University

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Pamela Sakowicz Menaker, from the respected Chicago law firm, Clifford Law Offices, was profiled in Medill Magazine for her successful career as a Communications Partner. The article titled, “Journalist. Attorney. She’s Both.” discusses how her strong journalism and legal background earned her a profession at the Chicago-based law firm, and how she’s handled the press of the firm’s high level profiles, including Rachel Barton, the famous violinist who was dragged by a Metra train in 1995.

“From the moment a client files a case with the firm to the moment it’s settled or a verdict is rendered, Menaker guides clients through what can be an overwhelming legal process. She conducts press conferences, field legal questions and advises clients on dealing with the media.”

The article profiling Menaker is part of the Winter 2015 issue of the magazine and is distributed quarterly to Medill alumni. As an alumnus of Medill, she continues be a supporter of the University. At Medill, she’s taught writing to graduate students and has assisted in teaching Law of Journalism to undergraduates. She is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate Program of the Integrated Marketing Communications Department of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism where she teaches a class on “Consumer, Law and Ethics of Marketing.”

"Having my lifetime of legal and writing achievements acknowledged by my alma mater is an honor,” said Menaker. “I have read Medill Magazine over the years to keep in touch with fellow alumni, and it is quite a delight to open the publication and see yourself profiled among some of the world's foremost journalists. It is a true honor.”

To read the Medill article in its entirety, click here. To learn more about Pamela S. Menaker, please visit:

About Pamela Sakowicz Menaker
Pamela S. Menaker is the Communications Partner at Clifford Law Offices. As an attorney with two degrees in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Pam combines her experience in these two fields in handling the press in the many high-profile cases handled by the firm. Pam was an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate Program of the Integrated Marketing Communications Department of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism where she taught "Law, Ethics and Policy." Menaker spearheads the continuing legal education programs which draws more than 2,500 attendees sponsored by Clifford Law, which has been certified by the state as a provider of such programs to lawyers. To learn more about Pamela S. Menaker visit

About Clifford Law Offices
Clifford Law Offices is ranked one of the top law firms in Illinois as well as in the country in the area of complex personal injury and wrongful death cases such as medical malpractice, aviation litigation, products liability, premises liability and transportation litigation. It also has developed a reputation in qui tam litigation or whistleblower cases and handles class action matters as well as commercial litigation cases. To learn more about Clifford Law Offices, visit

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