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Chicago Bar Foundation Names Partner Steven Weiss New President and Elects New Slate of Officers

July 30, 2019

Honigman LLP is pleased to announce that partner Steven Weiss has been sworn in as president of the Chicago Bar Foundation. Serving as the charitable arm of the Chicago Bar Association, the foundation brings the legal community together to improve access to justice for people in need and make the legal system more fair and efficient for everyone.

Weiss has served in a number of roles within the foundation, including being a member of the Board of Directors. He most recently acted as vice president and chair of the grants committee at the Chicago Bar Foundation.

Weiss, who has been a co-leader of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice group, also serves on various boards and committees for the American Bar Association, Goodman Theatre, and the Lookingglass Theatre.

Weiss earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A., cum laude, from Cornell University.

Other newly appointed officials include 1st Vice President Veronica Gomez of Commonwealth Edison Company, 2nd Vice President Cynthia Photos Abbott of Chicago Public Media, Steven S. Fus of United Airlines, Inc., and Secretary Hon. Mary Anne Mason of Illinois Appellate Court.