Cara Hendrickson will serve on the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission.* Hendrickson is currently a partner at Massey & Gail. Until March 2019, she served as the chief of the Illinois Attorney General’s Public Interest Division, a position she held for more than five years. In that role, Hendrickson supervised more than 60 attorneys and staff in seven bureaus: antitrust, civil rights, disability rights, public utilities, special litigation, tobacco enforcement, and workplace rights, all of which investigate and litigate cases involving serious or persistent violations of state and federal laws. Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, she was a partner at Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. (HSPRD), where she concentrated on constitutional and commercial litigation. Prior to working at HSPRD, Hendrickson was a Skadden Fellow for Business and Professional People for the Public Interest and a law clerk to the Honorable Ann Claire Williams, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Hendrickson also worked as an associate at Kirkland & Ellis. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and received her bachelor of arts from Northwestern University.
– Advantage News