Jenner & Block

Chicago Foundation for Women Board Boot Camp Networking Night, Chicago, IL

The Jenner & Block Women’s Forum hosted the “Chicago Foundation for Women’s Board Boot Camp Networking Night” on June 6, 2012.  Women interested in board service had the opportunity to meet with CFW grantees, all of whom were looking for new members to consider for their boards of directors.  The non-profits in attendance were: Affinity Community Services, Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers, Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network, Good News Partners, Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center, Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, Literature for All of Us, Neighborhood Writing Alliance, Rape Victim Advocates, The Night Ministry, and Still Point Theatre Collective.  Jenner & Block Partner Keri Holleb Hotaling organized the event and served as emcee for the speed dating-style networking program and Partner Gabrielle Sigel currently serves on CFW’s board of directors.

Ms. Holleb Hotaling is a member of the Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Law Practice.  She also is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department and the Climate and Clean Technology Law Practice.  In 2010, Ms. Holleb Hotaling was recognized as one of Law360’s “Rising Legal Stars,” naming her “one of 10 environmental lawyers nationwide under the age of 40 to watch.”

Ms. Sigel is a founding Partner of the Firm’s Environmental Law Practice, Co-Chair of Jenner & Block’s Climate and Clean Technology Law Practice, and a member of the Environmental Litigation Practice.  Ms. Sigel regularly represents clients in workplace safety and health enforcement and compliance matters and  in complex environmental statutory, common law, Superfund enforcement, toxic tort, and cost recovery actions.  Ms. Sigel has been recognized by Leading Lawyers Network in the areas of Environmental Law, Toxic Tort Defense and Insurance Coverage.  She was named one of their Top 50 Women Real estate-related Lawyers in 2009 and one of their 100 Leading Women Lawyers in Illinois in 2009 and 2010.