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Christine E. Hollis Joins Freeborn as Director of Attorney Recruiting, Development and Diversity

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Christine E. Hollis has joined the Firm as Director of Attorney Recruiting, Development and Diversity. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Christine to Freeborn as Director of Attorney Recruiting, Development and Diversity,” said William E. Russell, the Firm’s Co-Managing Partner. “We believe Christine’s background perfectly aligns with Freeborn’s goals for continued advancement in hiring, development, and diversity.” 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hollis worked in attorney recruiting at both Barnes & Thornburg LLP and McGuireWoods LLP. With a background in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, she utilizes these skills to create, develop and implement effective and innovative processes for the recruiting life cycle. Her role at Freeborn includes working with leaders of the firm to execute the strategic initiatives of the Recruiting, Management and Executive Committees with respect to the hiring of associates and lateral partners across all offices. She also manages the integration of lateral hires, attorney training programs and initiatives, and oversees the firm’s CLE programs. 

Ms. Hollis received her Master of Science (magna cum laude) from DePaul University, and her Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) from Spelman College. 

Ms. Hollis also volunteers for several organizations focused on enriching and improving the youth on the south side of Chicago, and is passionate about mentoring young women to achieve both professional and personal success.

This news was featured by Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Attorney at Law Magazine, Equal Opportunity Today and General Counsel News.