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Jose Padilla named to inaugural list of Notable General Counsels

Jose Padilla
DePaul's Jose Padilla made the 2019 list of Notable General Counsels produced by Crain's Chicago Business. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)
This fall, Crain’s Chicago Business named DePaul’s Jose Padilla on its inaugural list of Notable General Counsels. In addition to general counsel, Padilla also serves as vice president and secretary for the university.

New to the publication, the list aims to recognize 50 general counsels active in civic affairs and pro bono work. Crain’s noted Padilla for the range of topics he and his team cover at DePaul as well as his extensive experience working on federal issues in Washington, D.C., before joining the university in 2005. The publication also highlighted Padilla’s work on the transition team for Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Since 1978, Crain’s Chicago Business has sought to be a top source of news, analysis and information on business in the Chicago are.