Gretchen Harris Sperry Elected as Vice President of the Appellate Lawyers Association

June 26, 2018

Hinshaw's Chicago-based partner Gretchen Harris Sperry has been elected to serve as the Vice President of the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA), effective June 22, 2018. The ALA is a statewide organization created for lawyers who regularly practice in the federal and state courts of review and the judges who serve on them.

An active member in the ALA, Sperry has served as Secretary (2017–2018) and Treasurer (2016–2017) and was also a member of the Board of Directors (2013– 2015). In addition, she serves as the Co-Chair of the Cases Pending Committee and is a member of the Seminars Committee.

Sperry's appointment was reported in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, in an article titled "Judge Quish has plans for the Appellate Lawyers Association" (subscription required).

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