Chicago partner Jesse Ruiz served as a faculty member for the Chicago Bar Association Leadership and Client Development Institute on January 28.  His presentation was titled, “Effective Leadership: What does it take to be a leader in your profession and your community?”

The 21 large law firm associates participating in this nine month program were selected through a  competitive process (DBR Litigation Associate Elizabeth Lopez was one of those selected).  Among other faculty members are Cliff Berman, SVP & General Counsel, Option Care, Steve Elrod, managing partner of Holland & Knight, Patricia Holmes, management committee member of Schiff Hardin, Stephen Patton, Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago, Meredith Ritchie, VP, General Counsel and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Alliant Credit Union, and William Von Hoene, former General Counsel and current EVP & Chief Strategy Officer, Exelon.

Source: Chicago Bar Association Leadership and Client Development Institute