Jay McAllister

Jay McAllister is the CEO of Paragon Tech Inc. a firm dedicated to bringing the practice of law and technology together to enhance the client experience. Jay believes technology is a natural extension of the practice of law and that it enables lawyers to output higher quality work with less effort and enhance their client…

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Zachery Zaliak

Zach Ziliak started his career as a financial engineer, or “quant,” before transitioning to head trader at a proprietary trading group and eventually the founder of a law firm that focuses on that same financial industry. Zach and his colleagues help with the legal and regulatory hurdles faced by hedge funds, blockchain projects, and other…

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Steve Fretzin

Driven, focused, and passionate about helping ambitious Attorneys reach their full potential, Steve Fretzin is regarded as the premier coach, skills trainer, and thought leader in business development. In addition to writing four books on legal marketing and business development, Steve has a highly-rated podcast BE THAT LAWYER. You can also find his regular columns…

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Jeremy Gresham​​​​

With over 20 years of experience in law firm leadership experience spread across firms of all sizes and in three different cities, Jeremy brings a wide variety of experiences across these different environments to his current role as CEO. While his background is in Finance, his role as CEO focuses on ensuring that personnel, procedures,…

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Aaron Weinzierl

As Managing Counsel – Intellectual Property at United Airlines, Aaron leads the IP function at the airline overseeing a worldwide IP portfolio and protection of the company’s IP interests. He interacts daily with outside counsel on a range of matters. He joined United in 2017 after 10 years with Foley & Lardner LLP so he…

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Tajanae Mallett

Tajanae Mallett is the General Counsel & Secretary of Arjo Inc., a Swedish medical device distributor with local headquarters in Addison, IL. Tajanae has been with the company in a variety of legal roles for almost 11 years. Tajanae is currently the Chair of the Chicago Legal Mentor Network.

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Kathy Morris

Lawyer Kathy Morris is the founder of Under Advisement, Ltd. She works with individual lawyers, law students, and legal employers so all can excel. She launched the ABA Legal Career Center and is the featured career counselor for the Chicago Bar Association’s Career Advancement Program. Kathy is the only legal career advisor who is a…

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Heidi Yernberg

Heidi is the Chief Privacy Officer at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.  Prior to serving in this non-legal role, Heidi was a health privacy and information technology attorney for nearly 25 years.  She has been a partner at a large, international law firm, the owner of a thriving solo practice, and a managing partner at a small law firm…

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Esther Chang

Esther specializes in U.S. and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and corporate law matters. She has experience across various industries, such as fintech, automotive, manufacturing, and life sciences, and has received numerous recognitions, including being named to The Deal’s “Top Rising Stars” list in 2021, to Lawyers of Color’s “Hot List” for 2020, which honors minority attorneys…

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Marlon Lutfiyya

Marlon is the Director of Talent & Diversity at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP.  In that role, he helps lead and advance the ongoing development and implementation of the firm’s recruiting, professional development and diversity strategies. As a former litigator, Marlon brings strategic and innovative thinking to the areas of recruitment, professional development and diversity…

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