Legal Advisory Board

Comprised of prominent figures in the city’s legal community who provide thought leadership and guidance to WBC and its Board of Directors

Law Firm Members

  • Baker & McKenzie – Michael Morkin – Managing Partner
  • Chapman and Cutler – Tim Mohan – Chief Executive Partner
  • Dentons – Leah R. Bruno – Managing Partner, Chicago Office
  • DLA Piper – David Mendelsohn – Global Chair Emeritus, Managing Partner, Chicago Office
  • Goldberg Kohn –  Kenneth Ulrich – Principal
  • Jenner & Block – Craig Martin – Co-Chair (Litigation)
  • Jones Day – Tina Tabacchi – Partner in Charge, Chicago Office
  • Katten Muchin – Gil M. Soffer – Managing Partner, Chicago Office
  • Kirkland & Ellis – James H.M. Sprayregen – Partner
  • Locke Lord LLP – Jennifer Kenedy – Managing Partner, Chicago Office
  • Mayer Brown – Marc Sperber – Corporate Practice Leader
  • Seyfarth Shaw – J. Stephen Poor – Chairman
  • Sidley & Austin – Chris Abbinante – Co-Chair – Private Equity
  • Winston & Strawn – Brian M. Schafer – Partner

WBC Board General Counsel Members

  • Advocate Health Care – Earl Barnes – SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company – Thuy Vo – Chief Counsel M&A
  • AON, plc – Peter Lieb – EVP and General Counsel
  • BP America Inc. – Stephen C. Lee – Managing Counsel, US Downstream
  • Care Capital Properties Inc. – Kristen M. Benson – EVP, General Counsel & Corp. Secretary
  • Duchossois Capital Management – Eric A. Reeves – General Counsel and Managing Director
  • Gensler – Amy Skaggs – Regional Counsel
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation – Rena Hozore Reiss – EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
  • Mesirow Financial – Jeffrey Levine – General Counsel
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop – Matt Revord, SVP Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary
  • TUR Partners LLC – Josh Strickland – Vice President & Corporate Counsel
  • ULTA Salon – Jodi J. Caro – General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • United Airlines, Inc. – Jennifer Kraft – Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Walgreens – Elena Kraus – Senior Vice President and General Counsel