• 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

  • Alumni Honored with Vanguard Award

    April 21st, 2017 by Jones

    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!

    February 15th, 2017 by Jones

    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

  • Hello, The Chicago Committee for Minorities in Large Law Firms (Chicago Committee) and DePaul University, College of Law are proud to announce on their collaboration on the LegalTrek Diversity Pipeline Program, housed at DePaul Law for summer of 2017. LegalTrek’s … Continued

  • We are pleased to announce that Perkins Coie recently appointed Pravin Rao to its Firmwide Executive Committee!  Pravin is a Member at Perkins Coie and joined The Chicago Committee Board of Directors in 2016.  Congratulations Pravin!

  • Bryan Cave’s Chicago Office Welcomes The Chicago Committee February 7, 2017 The international law firm Bryan Cave LLP today announced that its Chicago Office will serve as the headquarters for the Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms and … Continued

  • Board Member Jason DeJonker Enhances Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditor’s Rights Practice in Bryan Cave LLC’s Chicago Office