Alumni Honored with Vanguard Award


Two alumni of The Chicago Committee Board of Directors were honored at the 2017 Vanguard Awards, hosted by the Chicago Bar Association. The Vanguard Awards honor the individuals and institutions who have made the law and legal profession more accessible … Continued

Welcome New Board Members!


The Chicago Committee is pleased to announce that we added twelve new board members! Our Board of Directors welcomed four new members: Mercedes Hill of Jenner & Block, Pamela Kain of General Electric, Michael Martinez of K&L Gates, and Pravin … Continued

Peter Ellis Elected as Member of Reed Smith’s Executive Committee


REED SMITH ANNOUNCES 2015 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS  ELLIS, PEDRETTI REPRESENTATIVES IN CHICAGO AND NEW YORK, RESPECTIVELY TORIAN, FIXED-SHARE PARTNER OBSERVER (New York City, December 4, 2014) – Reed Smith LLP today announced the election of two new At-Large Representatives and … Continued

Minority Powerbrokers Q&A: McDermott’s Brent Hawkins


Law360, New York (December 02, 2014, 11:28 AM ET) — Brent A. Hawkins is a Chicago-based partner in the intellectual property litigation practice at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where he serves as co-chairman of the firm’s racial & ethnic … Continued