Jaime Padgett is Senior Counsel at Uber Technologies where she currently oversees all high exposure cases and claims across the Eastern United States. She works hand-in-hand with Uber's insurance partners and business teams, from Operations to Safety to Data, to proactively evaluate and manage risk as well as innovate legal precedent to drive safety, insurance solutions, and litigation strategies.
April Morgan is the Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board, the governing arm of the second largest transit agency in the United States with 11,000 employees and an annual operating budget of $1.6 billion. As Chief of Staff, April advises the Chairman and Board directors on policy issues that impact the daily operations of the agency, and coordinates with the CTA President and senior leadership on key initiatives such as finance, workforce development, procurement policy, DEI and intergovernmental relations. She also directs and oversees the daily operations of the Board Office and serves as a trustee to the CTA Employee Retirement Plan (Plan), which manages a $2 billion employee retirement fund. As a trustee to the Plan, serves on the finance, audit and personnel committees, where she uses her legal and policy expertise to lead the committees through policy decisions.
Prior to her current role, April was a corporate lawyer for the CTA, where she was lead counsel for transactional and advisory matters in the areas of technology, general administration, diversity and intergovernmental relations. She also provided counsel and developed policy for CTA to create diverse contractor and workforce development opportunities on major agency projects such as the Red Line South and 95th Street Station reconstruction, the Red and Purple Modernization, Ventra fare system and the LoopLink bus rapid transit system. Prior to CTA,April was an attorney for the Illinois General Assembly where she drafted and advised on legislation pertaining to transportation and education issues. She also prosecuted administrative hearings on behalf of the Chicago Board of Education.
April is a founding member and current President of the Associate Board of the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana. In addition to her service on the Associate Board, Aprilis a Girl Scout troop leader, volunteers as a Street Law instructor and Illinois High School Association speech judge, and serves in the youth and career development ministries at her church.
April received her Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University College of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review. She graduated with honors from Knox College in Galesburg, IL, where she received her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology
Kruti Trivedi holds the position of Assistant General Counsel at JPMorgan Chase & Co., where she serves on the legal management team advising the Firm on government investigations and regulatory inquiries in the United States and abroad. Ms. Trivedi is also involved in diversity and inclusion efforts at the Firm. Prior to working at JPMC, Ms. Trivedi served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois,where she tried ten jury trials and argued multiple appeals. During her time as an AUSA, Ms. Trivedi was recognized by the FBI for her work prosecuting a multi-year, multi-million dollar investment fraud scheme and received a national Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force award for prosecuting a violent drug trafficking organization in West Pullman, work that included presenting witness testimony from neighborhood victims who were subjected to severe physical violence from the organization’s “Killing Crew.” She also received recognition from the Department of Justice for her work with victims, and developed an inter-agency working group on human rights prosecutions.
Prior to joining the Justice Department, Ms. Trivedi clerked for the Honorable David H. Coar in the Northern District of Illinois. She received an A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She also studied at the University of Melbourne, where she participated in a policy task force on human rights.
In terms of civic engagement, Ms. Trivedi was chosen as a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Emerging Leaders Class of 2017. Since 2019, she has served on the selection committee for the program. Ms. Trivedi recently completed her two terms as the President of the Harvard Law Society of Illinois, one of Harvard Law School’s largest and most active alumni chapters, where one of her strategic priorities was increasing the chapter’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in both its leadership and programming. In 2020, Ms. Trivedi was elected to the executive committee of the Harvard Law School Association, the global governing organization of Harvard Law alumni. She also currently serves on the board of Legal Action Chicago, an organization that focuses on policies and systems that harm groups of people or communities, with a priority on addressing racial equity. In addition, Ms. Trivedi previously taught international law, with a focus on human rights, for the University of Chicago's Program in International Political Economy. She has also spent over a dozen years as a docent at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art.
Markena Peavy is Senior Counsel, U.S. Personal and Business Banking at BMO Harris Bank, N.A.
Prior to joining BMO, Markena was Vice President, Compliance Advisory Manager of MB Financial Bank, N.A. She managed a team of compliance advisors that supported the bank’s consumer lending business units in the areas of Consumer Lending, Indirect Lending, Consumer Loan Documentation, Private Banking, Loan Servicing, Default Administration, and the Mortgage Division. She has also worked extensively in the area of federal compliance and on litigation matters as outside counsel for various financial institutions. Markena has held multiple compliance positions at financial institutions and a non-bank mortgage servicer prior to joining MB Financial – as Compliance Attorney with Dovenmuehle Mortgage Company, Mortgage Resolution Specialist with Bank of America N.A., and Legal Analyst with J.P. Morgan Chase. Her experience also includes representing financial institutions on litigated matters in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana as an associate attorney with Crouch and Ramey in Dallas, TX.
She earned her J.D. in 2012 from DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL and her B.A. in 2003 from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio. She was admitted to the bar of the State of Texas in 2012 and the State of Illinois in 2015. She is also an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of Law and teaches Secured Transactions and The Law of Financial Institutions.
Cindy Sobel serves as the firm’s hiring partner and concentrates her practice on complex financial cases for Fortune 100 companies, accounting firms, hedge funds, insurance companies, and private equity firms. Before practicing law, Cindy was an accountant and tax consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she worked in the international tax and transfer pricing groups. Cindy uses her accounting background to simplify complicated financial transactions, damages, and other related issues for judges and juries.
Cindy has significant trial experience in state and federal courts nationwide. Most recently, Cindy represented Pratt & Whitney in a multi-week bench trial regarding the Department of Defense’s $210 million claim related to Cost Accounting Standards. Cindy also served as trial counsel in a series of residential mortgage-backed securities cases, including a matter for MassMutual against Credit Suisse that settled four weeks into trial.
Cindy’s drive for justice extends well beyond her legal work, as she leverages her experience to mentor others and to foster diversity and inclusion in her community. Cindy is an active member of the Advisory Council for Prep for Prep, a New York-based organization devoted to creating a generation of diverse leaders. She also served as a fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity in 2018 and on the Chicago board of directors for Step Up from 2015 to 2019, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mentorship and after-school programming to girls in under-resourced communities. Cindy chaired the Step Up board in 2018. Before joining Bartlit Beck, Cindy established a domestic violence clinic in collaboration with the City of Chicago that trained lawyers to represent victims of domestic violence in obtaining emergency and plenary orders of protection. The clinic still exists and has been used as a model by several Chicago law firms.
Jennifer brings over 7 years of Document Review experience to TCDI. In her role as MSMR Director Jennifer oversees review projects to ensure reviews are efficient and effective so that quality deliverables are provided to the client. Her understanding of document review processes and military spouse lifestyle allowed her to create and implement TCDI’s Managed Spouse Military Review program, providing for remote review possibilities for military spouse attorneys in search of remote opportunities. She successfully manages and trains teams of attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff on review, coding, and management tasks related to document review.
John Mielitz joined TCDI in early 2020 to bring a focus on business development and client advisory to the central states’ region. With 30 years of legal services industry experience, John works directly with in-house lawyers and law firms to create custom solutions to dispute and non-dispute related problems. He advises and consults with clients in a wide variety of practice areas, including litigation management services covering the full EDRM spectrum, legal operations initiatives, and contracts lifecycle management. He focuses on process improvement via Lean Six Sigma methodologies, bespoke workflows incorporating proprietary as well as industry leading technologies, and demonstrable ROI to provide significant cost savings while ensuring the best possible business outcomes.
Lalania Gilkey-Johnson is an Associate General Counsel at GE Appliances, a Haier Company (GE Appliances). In this role and as managing counsel, Lalania is primarily responsible for providing and managing the legal support for all aspects of the global sourcing of commodities, parts and sourced finished goods for the company. She is also response for GE Appliances’ joint venture - Mabe.
Lalania has both legal and business experience. Previously, Lalania was Assistant General Counsel at US Foods, a food distributor based in Chicago, Illinois. While working at US Foods, she supported the National Sales organization, negotiated large, complex deals, managed a team of attorneys, and provided legal support for external communications. Prior to US Foods, Lalania worked for Axiom, where she was Senior Counsel for CDW Government sales. In addition to her legal roles, she was also an adjunct professor at Trinity International University, where she taught Business Ethics and Business Law. Lalania started her legal career at Schiff Hardin, a Chicago law firm, where she worked on white collar litigation, general litigation, and transactional intellectual property matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, started her professional career as a Branch Sales Director for Sprint Corporation, now T-Mobile, with a focus on Sprint’s largest data communication customers.
Lalania graduated from Howard University for her undergraduate studies, and she received her law degree from Chicago Kent College of Law.
Elise is the Global Manager of Litigation at Anheuser-Busch InBev, where she leverages her background in both complex commercial litigation and marketing to provide practical legal advice to internal clients. As part of her risk management work, Elise works on cross-functional teams to guide DEI, smart drinking, ESG, sanctions compliance, communications, and marketing projects, among other endeavors. She also manages, and advises the Board on, multinational litigation, including competitor claims, tax, securities, products liability, and more. Prior to joining AB InBev, Elise litigated at Thompson Coburn LLP, where she served on the firm’s working parent advisory committee and mentored first-year and summer associates. Before her legal career, Elise worked in higher education marketing in Florida. She enjoys time outside of work with her husband, two young daughters, and two rescue dogs. She is a fan of college sports, food & beverages, board games, soundtrack music, and traveling. Elise is a proud alumna of the University of Oklahoma College of Law. She earned her master’s degree from Florida International University and her BA from the University of Oklahoma.
As Managing Counsel for McDonald’s Corporation, Krystin Hernandez serves as a strategic advisor to one of the world’s leading global foodservice businesses, with more than 36,000 locations globally, serving approximately 69 million customers in more than 100 countries each day. More than 80% of McDonald's restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local business men and women.
Ms. Hernandez currently leads a team of twenty Real Estate Legal Professionals within McDonald’s U.S. Legal team that provide legal services focused on real estate and property management issues that impact McDonald's restaurants and McDonald's portfolio of surplus real estate and are critical to the operation and execution of McDonald’s U.S. business strategy.
Ms. Hernandez has been practicing law in-house at McDonald’s since July of 2010. She began her practice in McDonald’s real estate, negotiating leases for special venue restaurant locations, such as museums, malls, airports, tollways and military bases. In 2012 she joined the Corporate Commercial Practice Group advising clients and negotiating supplier agreements relating to equipment and restaurant building materials. In 2015, she transitioned to a role on the U.S. Business Counsel team, focused on supporting U.S. business operations, partnering side by side with field operations to ensure compliance with McDonald’s Brand Standards and managing franchisee relationships and agreements.
In 2017, Ms. Hernandez pivoted to a hybrid role with the Commercial Practice Group and the Marketing and Intellectual Property team, focused on review of trademarks, sustainability initiatives, McDonald’s antibiotic use policies, supply chain, equipment, operations, antirust compliance, government relations and fundraising and PAC laws. Ms. Hernandez also led various M&A transactions, including the acquisition of McDonald’s largest landlord in the U.S. and the sale of a technology company.
Ms. Hernandez has also been sponsored by McDonald’s Legal Department to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellowship program in 2019 and was selected to join PODER25, a General Counsel talent pipeline initiative of the Hispanic National Bar Association in 2020.
At McDonald’s, she serves on the company’s legal diversity committee and professional growth committee, while also serving on the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Chicago Chapter Diversity Committee where she leads the diversity internship program for the chapter. Ms. Hernandez was also recently elected to serve as the Marketing Officer for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Chicago Chapter Executive Board.
Ms. Hernandez is licensed to practice law in Illinois. She received her BS and JD from the Illinois Institute of Technology and Chicago-Kent College of Law after being accepted into its Honors Scholars program which offers an undergraduate and a law degree in six years and a full-tuition law school scholarship. Ms. Hernandez became the first student to complete the program in five years. Ms. Hernandez grew up in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Loyola Academy.
As the child of Cuban immigrants, Ms. Hernandez is fluent in Spanish and is committed to playing a meaningful role in eliminating systemic racism that has resulted in an exceedingly low number of diverse board members, CEO’s and General Counsel.
Tajanae Mallett is the General Counsel and Secretary for Arjo Inc., a medical device distributor with a U.S. headquarter in Addison, IL. Arjo, the Malmo, Sweden-based company, manufactures products and solutions for ergonomic patient handling, medical beds, personal hygiene, disinfection, diagnostics and the prevention of pressure ulcers and venous thromboembolism in acute and long-term care facilities and for the government. Mallett reports directly to the CFO/VP of Finance for Arjo Inc. Mallett is the only attorney for the U.S. based entity and is responsible for overseeing all legal activities including litigation, contract drafting, employment issues and M&A activities. Mallett joined the organization in 2015.
Dana O. Williams is a Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Northern Trust in Chicago. Dana supports global Human Resources groups, providing legal advice and counsel to the Human Resources Consulting Function, Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Human Resources Service Center, regarding all aspects of the employee lifecycle. Dana also manages pending and threatened employment litigation against the company.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Dana practiced in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP in the Labor and Employment and Litigation, Trade Secrets and Corporate Espionage groups, primarily defending Fortune 500 employers in state and federal court litigation. Dana also worked in the Chicago office of Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal LLP (n/k/a Dentons) in the Litigation group.
Dana has a B.A. in African-American Studies from Dartmouth College, and a J.D. from Georgetown University.
For over ten years, Dana has been an active member of the board of Primo Center, a provider of permanent and transitional housing to homeless women and children on Chicago’s South and West Sides. Dana was recently appointed to the board of CARPLS, Cook County’s largest provider of free legal aid services.
Dana is currently serving as Co-Chair of the Women of Color Alliance within Northern Trust’s Women in Leadership Business Resource Council.
Dana is also a Leadership Greater Chicago Class of 2022 Fellow.
Dana lives in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago with her husband and three children.
Lynn Janulis, Ph.D., Partner at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP, focuses her practice on securing patent rights within life science technologies. She has extensive knowledge in the fields of biotechnology, including molecular biology, virology, microbiology, immunology, biochemistry, and pharmaceuticals. She guides clients in obtaining worldwide patent rights within patent prosecution, opinions, due diligence analyses, and interference proceedings. At Marshall Gerstein, Lynn chairs the firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee – leading the firm’s efforts and initiatives in diversity, professional development, and recruiting. She handles pro bono matters through Cabrini Green Legal Aid and is an active member of Women In Bio – Chicago chapter.
Eloiza Domingo is the Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Inclusive Diversity & Equity Officer for The Allstate Corporate. She assumed this role in 2021 with responsibility for building on Allstate’s strong foundation and culture of Inclusive Diversity & Equity by shaping the multiyear IDE plan to create an enduring impact inside and outside of the company. As she partners with colleagues and teams across Allstate, Eloiza will further the company’s goal of being the most diverse protection solutions company.
In her previous role as Executive Director and Global Head of Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion at Astellas Pharma, Eloiza led the company to its first-time recognition on Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion 2020, Working Mother Best Companies for Dads 2019 list and Top 10 on 2020 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list (Diversity Best Practices), and Astellas’ 8th consecutive perfect score with Human Rights Campaign. She led Astellas’ five-year strategic plan focused on improving the comprehensive journey of diverse talent; established the inaugural D&I Governance Council for diversity/inclusion/health equity standardization; and designed and launched the D&I HR metrics reporting process.
Previously serving as Senior Director and Deputy Chief Diversity Officer at Johns Hopkins Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation, Eloiza led diversity leadership programs across the health system's medical facilities and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In this role, she led Johns Hopkins Medicine to Forbes Top 100 Places to Work list as well as earning a Diversity Innovation award for the inception of the Center for Transgender Care, a comprehensive health center for transgender patients, their families and friends.
Eloiza’s background spans through various industries including academia, law enforcement, academic medicine and pharmaceuticals. She has been recognized as a Female Disrupter by Medium in 2020, one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World by the Filipina Women's Network, received the 2017 Senior Executive award from the National Association of Healthcare Executives, and was featured on the Maryland Daily Record's Very Important Professionals Success by 40 list.
Eloiza holds an M.S. in Higher Education and Student Affairs with a minor in Counseling and concentration in Diversity Education, and a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Spanish from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.
Nashunda is the Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for JLL. She is responsible for driving the company’s DEI strategy, identifying comprehensive actions that help JLL provide environments where all employees feel they belong, creating a company culture of which employees can be proud, and enabling higher performing teams.
Since joining JLL in 2015, Nashunda has served as an IT business partner for our Work Dynamics and Markets businesses, helping to implement strategies, programs and solutions.
Additionally, she has been deeply involved in JLL’s DEI initiatives, having led the Empower–Black Professionals Network in the United States and founded and led JLLT's Global Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Prior to joining JLL, Nashunda worked as a technology manager at Allstate, which included leading the Allstate Center for Assistive Technology, which ensured all employees have access to diverse accommodations to ensure an ideal work environment. Her passion for culture and leadership enabled her to conduct workshops for the Emerging Leader Program as well as be part of a transformative culture at Allstate.
Nashunda holds a degree in Information Systems from Howard University and is a certified SCRUM Master. She is based in Chicago, has three children and enjoys reading in her spare time.
Donna is currently Vice President, Associate General Counsel, IBM Corporation, with global responsibility for supporting IBM’s cloud business. Donna is also a Founding Board Member of IBM’s AI Ethics Board and she led IBM’s Global Pro Bono Program for three years. From 2011 to 2014, Donna worked in Dubai on international assignment as Senior Regional Counsel, IBM Middle East, North and West Africa. Donna is Past President and current member of the Board of Directors of the Arab American Bar Association of Illinois. She also serves on Law Board at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and is Chair of the Board’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Engagement Working Group.
Donna has over 20 years of experience in advising her senior business clients on legal issues related to intellectual property, privacy, software licensing, cloud, services, and artificial intelligence in complex technology transactions, as well as more than 25 years of non-profit board service in a variety of leadership, advisory and committee roles. Donna is also a speaker on AI, AI Ethics, AI and the Law and the intersection of STEM and the Law.
Donna holds a JD from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Northwestern University.
Rebecca Weinstein Bacon tries and litigates complex cases for Fortune 500 clients. With over 20 years of experience, Rebecca has represented companies in some of their most important cases on a variety of claims: pharmaceutical products liability claims, antitrust cases, consumer class actions, and commercial disputes. She is an expert legal strategist with extensive trial experience, as well as the business sophistication and acumen to know when and how to obtain the best possible settlement for her clients.
Rebecca tried one of the only consumer class action cases to go to trial, which resulted in a defense verdict for Whirlpool. She also tried one of the only "pattern or practice" employment discrimination cases to go to trial. It was brought by the EEOC against Texas Roadhouse. She is currently leading the team defending FedEx Ground against sweeping claims by the EEOC relating to their treatment of deaf package handlers. She serves on trial teams for bellwether cases in pharmaceutical companies' most important mass torts. She has tried and is slated to try pelvic mesh trials for Johnson and Johnson in 2020.
Her representation of Bayer in the WeightSmart litigation led to one of the seminal class action decisions related to ascertainability. In this case, her leadership resulted in appellate review of the only certified state class which she argued before the Third Circuit. The Third Circuit reversed the class certification decision and denied plaintiffs' request for rehearing.
Rebecca is a nationally recognized attorney. She is Chambers ranked, named one of Crain's Most Influential Women Lawyers in Chicago, a Benchmark Litigation National and Local Litigation Star, one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation for many years, and on the Lawdragon 500. Rebecca served as an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law for three years where she taught a class on trial advocacy, and she has published and presented on a wide range of topics related to high-stakes litigation.
Rebecca graduated from Columbia University School of Law as a Kent and Stone Scholar and earned her bachelor's degree from UCLA with honors.
Drawing on more than 25 years of experience providing dedicated client service as an attorney and consultant, Maureen engages with Consilio's customers to ensure a best-in-class client experience. She works cross-functionally across the company to develop and deploy best practices that embed Consilio's commitment to service excellence, and to deliver the highest levels of quality and value. She seeks opportunities to create differentiating moments for clients—from bespoke educational sessions to loyalty programs to peer networking events—to foster client satisfaction and loyalty.
Maureen also serves as Consilio's Diversity & Inclusion Officer. She leads the development and implementation of the company's strategies, policies, and programs for ensuring a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. Partnering with Consilio's internal and client Advisory Boards on Diversity & Inclusion, Maureen guides the organization in carrying out its mission of attracting and encouraging a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and ideas; fostering a global, inclusive culture; and celebrating employees’ diverse strengths.
Maureen is a respected industry thought leader, speaking and writing frequently on significant issues that impact Consilio’s clients, such as current challenges for legal professionals around data privacy and security; strategies and tactics for engaging in cross-border discovery; the latest developments in e-discovery law and practice; and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession.
Prior to joining Consilio, Maureen was a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, where she represented Fortune 100 and other multinational companies in complex employment litigation, including class and collective actions. Maureen also co-chaired the Firm’s E-Discovery Practice Group. In that role, she advised clients on various e-discovery issues, such as identifying and inventorying sources of electronic information, drafting legal hold notices, and developing protocols for document collection, storage, and management. She also consulted internally with attorneys at the Firm on e-discovery issues, and helped develop best practices for litigators engaged in e-discovery.
Vania is Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at United Airlines. In this role, Vania oversees a team of attorneys responsible for managing litigation and legal compliance in the areas of intellectual property, antitrust, commercial, employment, labor and benefits. She is also is responsible for global antitrust and competition compliance. Working closely with business stakeholders, her team provides counsel and direction in all of these areas.
Vania joined United in 1999. Prior to working for United Airlines, Vania was an associate with the law firm of Littler Mendelson. Vania received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Northwestern University, and a JD from Harvard Law School.
Vania is a member of the American Bar Association and Hispanic National Bar Association. She currently serves on the Leadership Board of the National Immigrant Justice Center. She is also a founding member of the Western Suburban Giving Circle of the Chicago Foundation for Women.
Lisa Davis George is Director & Assistant General Counsel, Litigation at Discover Financial Services. Her responsibilities include advising on significant antitrust matters for the company as well as managing a high volume consumer litigation portfolio. Lisa also leads Discover’s Associate Mentoring Program which supports the advancement and retention of diverse talent at partner law firms and serves as the Co-Chair of Discover’s Pro Bono Committee which further supports diverse projects and communities. Prior to joining Discover, Lisa was Executive Counsel at GE Capital Corporation where she managed high exposure complex commercial litigation.
Kyle Lewis is Senior Counsel on the Safety & Insurance Legal team at Uber Technologies, Inc. He oversees a team of in-house attorneys who work closely with outside counsel to defend the company in Northeast U.S. claims litigation matters, which present a host of novel and first-impression legal issues. Before joining Uber, Kyle was an Associate at an insurance defense law firm in Chicago where he defended a range of corporate defendants in a variety of tort liability litigation. He received his B.A. in International Studies and Communications from Saint Louis University, and his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a Member in Good Standing of the Illinois State Bar.
In his free time, Kyle enjoys exploring Chicago with his wife or taking weekend trips to mountain towns to go hiking.
Kathleen Amuzu is Senior Counsel for CNA Insurance in Chicago, Illinois where she provides legal counsel on complex regulatory and compliance matters to various business units. Additionally, Kathleen provides legal support to CNA’s Long Term Care insurance group. Prior to joining CNA, Kathleen served as Assistant Counsel to the American Property & Casualty Insurers Association (APCIA) where she provided legal support and counsel to over 1,000 member companies. Kathleen is a dynamic legal professional with cross-functional competencies demonstrated by a diversified background providing highly competent counsel, directing corporate policy, and a proven ability to construct and implement legal strategies. Kathleen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame and her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School.