Anita Ponder, a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group, was appointed by Illinois State Treasurer, Alexi Giannoulias, to the distinguished Women’s Affairs Council. The goal of the council is to make recommendations to the Illinois State Treasurer regarding initiatives, policies and programs that will have a tangible, positive impact on the female community in Illinois.

Anita was appointed to the Women’s Affairs Council because of her unique legal knowledge and reputation in government contracting and procurement, her community-based accomplishments throughout her professional career and her numerous honors in recognition of her commitment to business and employment diversity.