Mary Richardson-Lowry, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago

Conversation with Mary Richardson-Lowry, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago

The Lawyers Club of Chicago is excited to host Attorney Mary Richardson-Lowry, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, as our next guest speaker for the Club on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. at the Chicago Union League Club, 65 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois.

Attorney Richardson-Lowry will discuss her role as Corporation Counsel in advising city officials and departments on legal matters, updates on key legal initiatives and policies being implemented by the city government and much more.

As Corporation Counsel, Mary Richardson-Lowry plays a pivotal role in guiding the legal affairs of Chicago, overseeing a wide array of legal matters that impact the city and its residents. With her extensive experience and commitment to public service, she leads a team of dedicated attorneys in navigating complex legal challenges and ensuring the integrity and compliance of municipal operations.

Richardson-Lowry brings to the role an extensive legal background, including serving as a former partner at Mayer Brown LLC, former General Counsel at privately held Ililewa, former Chair of the Chicago Community Trust, former Buildings Commissioner, and various other legal, leadership, and management roles within the City of Chicago.

This role also marks a return to the City of Chicago for Richardson-Lowry, who spent her formative career years as an attorney in the Law Department for the City of Chicago.

Richardson-Lowry holds a juris doctor degree from Texas Southern University and a bachelor’s degree in both International Relations and Speech Communications from San Francisco University.

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your reservation, call 630.853.4868 or email 72 hours in advance of the event to avoid receiving an invoice or to receive a refund if you have prepaid.


After hearing from our guest speaker, we will also host our Annual Meeting of The Lawyers Club of Chicago. We are excited to celebrate another successful year and nominate our newest officers for the 2024-25 year.

The nominations for the 2024-25 Officers are:
President: Deidre Baumann
Secretary/Treasurer: Emil Khatchatourian

We look forward to your presence and participation at this important event.


Judge Nichole C. Patton
President, The Lawyers Club of Chicago

Hourly Schedule

11:30 am -
12:00 pm -
Lunch and Program
1:30 pm -


May 30 2024


11:30 am - 1:30 pm




Union League Club
65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604


The Lawyers Club of Chicago
(312) 804-9889
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