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Ken Merlino

Project Strategist

Ken graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Marketing. After starting a career in marketing research and professional sales, Ken attended law school at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois where he graduated magna cum laude. Over the past twenty-one years, Ken has worked as a trial lawyer and consultant in high-risk jury trials in state and federal courts throughout the U.S. Having conducted thousands of individual depositions, witness interviews, and examinations as well as scores of focus groups, Ken is one of Useful Group’s key members in market research initiatives and is heavily involved in designing and conducting market research interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Ken has two grown children and lives in Aurora, Illinois.