Jenner & Block

 

Awards

  • Best Lawyers
    "Women of Influence" Award - 2017
  • National Law Journal
    "Energy & Environmental Trailblazer" - 2016
  • Jerold S. Solovy Award - 2013
  • Today's Chicago Woman Magazine
    "100 Women to Watch" - 2012
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    Diversity Leadership Award - 2012
  • Best Lawyers
    Chicago Best Lawyers Environmental Lawyer of the Year - 2011
    Environmental Law: Natural Resources law - 2018
  • Commercial Real Estate Woman (CREW) Chicago
    Leadership Vision Award - 2010
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
    Leadership Recognition Award - 2016
    Women with Vision Award - 2009
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    Presidential Commendation Award - 2008
  • Chicago Bar Association
    Alta May Hulett Award - 2000
  • City of Chicago
    Recognition Award for Service to the Environmental Community - 1999
  • Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago
    Pro Bono Award - 1998
  • Franklin College
    Williams Chair in Law and Public Service Distinguished Alumni Award - 1998

Other Professional Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America
    Environmental Law
    Natural Resources Law
  • Chambers USA
    Environment: Mainly Transactional (Band 1 - Illinois)
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
    Environmental Law
    Top 50 Female Illinois Super Lawyers
    Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers
  • Lawdragon Magazine
    500 "New Stars, New Worlds"
  • Leading Lawyers Network Magazine - Business Edition
    Top 10 Leading Women Business Lawyers in Illinois
    Top 50 Leading Women Business Lawyers in Illinois
    Top 100 Leading Women Business Lawyers in Illinois
  • Leading Lawyers Network Magazine - Real Estate, Construction & Environmental Edition
    Leading Lawyer in Environmental Law
    Top 10 Leading Environmental Lawyers in Illinois
    Top 10 Leading Women Real Estate-related Lawyers in Illinois
    Top 50 Leading Women Real Estate-related Lawyers in Illinois
    Top 100 Leading Real Estate-related Lawyers in Illinois
  • Leading Lawyers Network Magazine - Women's Edition
    Top 10 Leading Women Lawyers in Illinois
    Top 100 Leading Women Lawyers in Illinois
    Top 100 Leading Women Business Lawyers in Illinois
  • Who's Who Legal USA
    Environment

Community

  • Chicago Botanic Gardens
    President's Circle
  • Environmental Law Institute
    Board of Directors
  • Geneva Lake Association
    Board of Directors - Mission and Legal Committees
  • Wisconsin Historical Society - Geneva Lake Museum
    Board of Directors and Secretary
  • Air and Waste Management Association
    Past Chairperson
  • Chicago Republican Women's Network
    Founding Board Member
  • Chicago Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law
    Advisory Council, 2012-2016
    Board of Directors, 2008-2011
    Firm Delegate, 2008-2013
    Planning Committee, 2007-2008
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
  • Delta Zeta Alumni Association
  • Franklin College Presidents' Club
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Firm Society
  • Women In Need Growing Stronger (WINGS)
    Pro Bono Counsel

Select Service To The Bar

  • American Bar Association - Section of Business Law
    Past Chairperson, Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Committee
    Member, Environmental Disclosure Committee
    Member, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Chicago Bar Association
    Secretary, 2017-2018
    Future of the Practice Initiative, 2016-2018
    Finance Committee, 2015-2017
    Board of Managers, 2013-2015
    Co-chair, CBA-CBF 2014 Pro Bono Week
    Task Force on Domestic Violence
    Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges Planning Committee
    Environmental Law Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association - Alliance for Women
    Past Chairperson
    Past Chair Advisory Council
    Women's Leadership Institute
  • Illinois State Bar Association - Environmental Council
    Past Chairperson
  • Illinois State Bar Association - Standing Committee on Women and the Law
    Past Chairperson
  • Illinois State Bar Association - Task Force on Diversity
    Inaugural Chairperson
    Editor, Diversity Matters Newsletter, 2007-2014
  • National Conference of Women's Bar Associations
    Board of Directors
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
    Co-chair, Leadership Institute Committee, 2015-2016