• The Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms and DePaul University College of Law are once again collaborating on the LegalTrek Diversity Pipeline Program, housed at DePaul Law for summer of 2018.   LegalTrek’s mission is to diversify the legal … Continued

  • Associate Boot Camp 2018

    March 5th, 2018 by Jones

    On March 2, 2018 The Chicago Committee’s Associate Board hosted its annual Associate Law Firm Boot Camp for junior associates at Ropes & Gray LLP. The Associate Law Firm Boot Camp aims to provide survival skills to diverse junior associates … Continued

  • The Chicago Committee is excited to announce the addition of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP to its membership. To learn more about how to become a Chicago Committee member firm, please click here.

  • Annual Meeting 2018

    February 13th, 2018 by Jones

    The Chicago Committee held its Annual Meeting at DLA Piper on February 7, 2018. The meeting was well attended with over 80 participants from member firms, including firm management and diversity officers and personnel. Lindsey Dates, Chair of The Chicago … Continued

  • Board of Directors Retreat

    February 13th, 2018 by ccadmin

    On January 26, 2018, The Chicago Committee held its annual Board of Directors Retreat. This retreat included a retrospective of last year’s programs. The Board of Directors gathered, discussed and strategized programs for this upcoming year while focusing on the … Continued

  • Chicago Committee Board Member Successes

    February 12th, 2018 by Jones

    Michael Chu Congratulations to Michael Chu, Immediate Past Chair of The Chicago Committee Board of Directors, who was recently elected the Chicago IP Practice Group Leader at McDermott Will & Emery LLP. The Chicago IP Practice Group is the largest … Continued

  • Congratulations to our current and former board members for being selected as Crain’s Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Chicago: Steven Cade, Foley & Lardner LLP Michael Chu, McDermott Will & Emery LLP (current board member and Immediate Past Chair of … Continued

  • Mentorship Academy 2017 Comes to an End

    November 22nd, 2017 by Jones

    The Chicago Committee’s Mentorship Academy 2017 concluded on November 9, 2017 at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mentorship Academy is a business development program led by Lane Vanderslice, a former partner at Mayer Brown LLP and currently a consultant at Volta … Continued

  • Congratulations to The Chicago Committee’s Chair of the Board of Directors, Mike Chu, for receiving CABA’s (Chinese American Bar Association) Justice Laura Liu Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Mike is a patent law partner at McDermott, Will … Continued

  • Rate My Pitch Finals 2017

    October 13th, 2017 by ccadmin

    The Chicago Committee’s 5th Annual Rate My Pitch Finals took place on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. We are proud to announce that once again, the program was a success! Sixteen associates from our member firms … Continued