The Legal Department directs and administers all facets of PDRMA's legal defense.
In-house counsel coordinates the defense of most tort actions against our members. Since
it began in 1992, the Legal Department has been instrumental in developing and expanding
Illinois common law and statutory defenses. The legal staff also provides advice and
counsel to members.
Edward F. Dutton, JD
Director of Legal Services and General Counsel
Experience: 31 years
Sara Yager, JD
Deputy General Counsel
Experience: 11 years
Arlene De Paepe
Experience: 27 years