Diane Webster Named to Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders

July 16, 2012

Diane E. Webster, a Partner in the Chicago office of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, has been named to Diversity MBA Magazine’s “2012 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders" list. The list consists of highly talented executives and emerging leaders who have made a tremendous impact on leadership in their company and/or community. Ms. Webster and the others selected were chosen based upon their position within their business, scope of responsibility, civic achievement and advanced degrees held.

Ms. Webster focuses her practice on civil defense litigation including medical and health care litigation, products liability, pharmaceutical liability, and medical/surgical device litigation. Her practice also includes premises liability, municipal law and government litigation. Ms. Webster was selected as a 2011 Fellow in the inaugural year of the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) Fellows program. The LCLD program is designed to increase diversity at the leadership levels of law firms and corporate legal departments throughout the country. She serves as Executive Vice President of ALPFA Chicago, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building Latino leaders. She is also a member of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, and Hispanic National Bar Association.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.