The Muslim Bar Association of Chicago (MBA) is pleased to welcome Ms. Mahrukh Hussain, a co-founder of the MBA (& current board member), as its featured speaker at the next "Lunch & Learn" to be held on Thursday, July 29, 2010. Ms. Hussain's presentation at the "Lunch & Learn" will be on lawyer hiring and what she looks for in a prospective hire. This is an excellent opportunity to get an insider perspective from a lawyer who regularly interviews other lawyer candidates!
About Mahrukh Hussain
Mahrukh Hussain is an Illinois attorney and has been practicing law since 1996. She has served as an attorney in McDonald’s Corporation Legal Department since December 2000 and currently serves as General Counsel for the Central Division of McDonald’s USA, LLC. Her primary areas of concentration at McDonald’s are Franchising and Commercial Real Estate, but she encounters many different facets of the law in her role.
Prior to joining McDonald’s, Ms. Hussain was an associate at the law firm of Schwarz, Cooper, Greenberger & Krauss where she focused on commercial real estate. During her employment at Schwarz, Cooper, Greenberger & Krauss, she was granted leave for one year in order to clerk for Justice Rita Garman, who was then a Justice on the 4th District Illinois Appellate Court and who is currently a Justice on the Illinois Supreme Court.
Ms. Hussain earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago in 1993. She earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois in 1996, where she was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board. Ms. Hussain is a member of the American Bar Association and Association of Corporate Counsel. Ms. Hussain was also a founding member of the Muslim Bar Association.
Ms. Hussain lives in the Western Suburbs of Chicago with her husband and two sons.
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2010
Time: Noon to 1:30pm
Place: Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Two North LaSalle Street Suite 1700 Chicago, Illinois 60602-3801
Host: LaDale George, Partner
Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
This is a "bring your own lunch" meeting. Attire is business casual.