Paul Robert Lovejoy, 58, of Wakefield, Rhode Island and Chicago died suddenly on August 26 after a brief illness.
A lawyer, most recently with Kirkland & Ellis and previously as General Counsel of United Airlines, Paul relished the practice of corporate law. His long, distinguished career included partnerships with the firms Squire, Sanders and Weil, Gotshal and Manges, and nine years as Assistant General Counsel of Texaco. Paul served many non-profits as a board member and volunteer, including his college, New England College, where he graduated summa cum laude in 1977, and his law school, Case Western Reserve University, where he earned the distinction of Order of the Coif and served as an editor of the law review.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Susan Seyfarth Lovejoy, his daughter, Kate Lovejoy Anderson (Peter), two sisters, Maryann Lovejoy Alfano, and Linda Lovejoy Jukes and seven nieces and nephews. Paul was predeceased by his parents, Jean and V. Paul Lovejoy of Mentor, Ohio.
A private celebration of Paul’s life will be held over the weekend. Donations in his name can be made to South Kingstown Land Trust, Wakefield, RI.