Partner Jeanne Gills was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Chicago State Foundation. The Chicago State Foundation works to advance the interest and welfare of Chicago State University by building relationships, securing philanthropic support, stewarding assets and otherwise procuring private support on behalf of the University. Working in concert with the President of Chicago State University, Chicago State Foundation helps to identify strategic priorities, raise public awareness for the University and secure private support to create new opportunities for students.
Gills is a partner and intellectual property lawyer and a member of the firm’s management committee. She also serves as vice chair of the firm’s national Intellectual Property Department focusing on Strategic Marketing & Business Development, and she previously served as vice chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.