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Mary Devona Stark

  • Senior Associate General Counsel
  • Attorney
  • (312) 362-7503

Mary Devona Stark received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the DePaul University College of Law, where she was a member of  the Order of the Coif and the DePaul Law Review.  Mary also holds a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.  She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.  Her primary practice areas are intellectual property, information privacy, and technology.  She also manages issues related to free speech and expression.  Mary is a long-time member of DePaul's Policy Review Group and represents the Office of the General Counsel on the Institution's Records Management Committee.


  • Canon Law
  • Information Security & Technology
  • Intellectual Property (Copyright, Patents, Trademarks)
  • Online Learning​
  • Privacy (FERPA, HIPAA, GDPR, etc.)
  • Public Relations and Communications
  • Speech and Expression