YLD Chambers Lunch with Magistrate Judge Sheila Finnegan
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Hon. Sheila Finnegan
United States Magistrate Judge
Northern District of Illinois
The FBA Chicago Chapter’s Younger Lawyers Division is celebrating YLD month by inviting Younger Lawyers to have lunch in a relaxed atmosphere with Judge Finnegan.
*The Younger Lawyers Division is comprised of attorneys who have been in practice for 10 years or less, or who are 40 years of age or younger. Law students are not permitted at this event.
Sheila Finnegan is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. After graduating from the University of Chicago Law School, Judge Finnegan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Milton Shadur. She then worked in the U.S. Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted federal criminal cases for a dozen years, and was appointed Chief of the Criminal Division. In 2000, she joined Mayer Brown, LLP as a litigation partner and served as co-chair of the Chicago Litigation practice. She remained at the firm until taking the bench in May 2010. Judge Finnegan is an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at Northwestern Law School and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She also formerly served as Co-Chair of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program.
Attorneys with active matters before Judge Finnegan should not attend this event.