Amy Gibson Appointed Co-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Alliance for Women Committee
Aronberg Goldgehn Member Amy Gibson has been appointed Co-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Alliance for Women Committee, effective June 2020.
She previously served as Co-Vice Chair of the CBA’s Alliance for Women Committee in 2019-2020 and served as a Member of its Executive Committee in 2018-2019.
The Alliance for Women works within the CBA to advance interests of women in the legal profession and the larger community. Through speaker forums, debates, meetings, networking events and direct community service, the Alliance brings together the talents of its diverse membership to implement strategies that effect change. Active subcommittees tackle issues including career advancement, balancing work with outside interests, cultural diversity, ending violence against women, community service, and equality in education. Through monthly meetings, an email network, the Alliance Newsletter, and the CBA Record, the Alliance keeps its Members in touch with information that is important to women in the law.
Amy Gibson is Co-Chair of Aronberg Goldgehn's Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including claims involving shareholder disputes, fraud, consumer fraud, breach of contract and real estate.
She also defends local and national employers in litigation and administrative proceedings involving claims by employees for discrimination, retaliation, violation of state and federal wage and hour laws, and worker misclassification. Amy’s employment practice encompasses assisting businesses with the protection of their assets and trade secrets by pursuing claims against former employees for breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of non-competition agreements. Amy counsels employers on a wide-range of employment matters, such as employment policies, compliance with state and federal employment laws, internal investigations, terminations, and classification of independent contractors/employees.
She also serves as an arbitrator for the Cook County mandatory arbitration program.
In addition to her leadership roles on the CBA’s Alliance for Women Committee, Amy is active in the Labor & Employment Law Committee and served as its Co-Chair in 2019-2020.