Jenner & Block

Charlotte L. Wager is the firm’s Chief Talent Officer and oversees all aspects of the firm’s hiring and attorney development.  As co-chair of the Hiring Executive Committee, she works with hiring partners in each of the firm’s offices to coordinate and implement the firm’s associate hiring.  As chair of the Associate Development & Evaluation Committee, she works with firm leaders on all aspects of associate development including evaluations, training, mentoring, and advanced career planning for senior associates.

Ms. Wager is an active member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and works with the Diversity Manager to implement the firm’s diversity initiatives.  She is also a member of the firm’s Women’s Forum and Pro Bono Committees.  She remains a partner in the Litigation Department where her law practice previously focused on counseling policyholders and reinsurers on a wide range of insurance-related matters.

Ms. Wager has been a featured speaker on subjects relating to hiring, development and diversity and inclusion at programs sponsored by the American Bar Association, the Practising Law Institute, the Illinois State Bar Association, and numerous law schools.  A longstanding member of NALP (The Association for Legal Career Professionals), she is the group’s immediate past president.  She also serves the firm as a member of several committees: Alumni, Business Services, Centennial Planning, Litigation Associate Assignment, and Positive Work Environment.