Mayer Brown announced that Chicago-based Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lori Lightfoot was named to Chicago Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” list, which recognizes women who have made an impact both professionally and in their communities.

In a profile article, Chicago Business Journal highlighted Ms. Lightfoot’s role in mentoring the young lawyers who work with her. “I try to create an atmosphere where they feel totally comfortable coming to me about career advice,” she told the publication.

Ms. Lightfoot is a member of Mayer Brown’s White Collar Defense & Compliance practice and a co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation group. She regularly advises clients on a range of complex criminal law issues stemming from federal, state or local grand jury investigations or investigations by federal, state or local inspectors general. These client engagements have included internal investigations, preparation of and defending witnesses in interviews with investigative bodies, and compliance with document subpoenas and litigation. She also has extensive experience in every facet of complex commercial litigation. Ms. Lightfoot serves as co-leader of Mayer Brown’s Committee on Diversity & Inclusion. She also is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Read Ms. Lightfoot’s Chicago Business Journal profile here.