People: Allegra R. Nethery, Partner

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Allegra R. Nethery

Partner

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5523
Fax: (312) 460-7523
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Ms. Nethery is a partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As the firm’s full-time Pro Bono and Philanthropy Partner, Ms. Nethery directs Seyfarth Shaw’s overall pro bono program in the firm’s nine offices throughout the United States, ensuring that legal and staff support is provided to maintain pro bono commitments and identifying additional opportunities for volunteer legal representation.  In addition, Ms. Nethery oversees the firm's community service activities and manages the Seyfarth Shaw Charitable Foundation, through which attorneys and staff can suggest donations to qualified organizations on behalf of the firm.  She works closely with the firm's attorneys and staff to identify regional and national community service and charitable giving opportunities in order to provide the greatest possible benefit to the communities in which Seyfarth does business and the greatest possible support of the charitable and volunteer efforts of the firm's attorneys and staff.  

Accolades

  • Recipient in 2011 of the Moxie Award from the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Named in 2005 as one of the "Illinois Super Lawyers"
  • Named in 2001 as one of the "40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch"

Community Service

  • Member, Chicago Bar Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member, Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee
  • Steering Committee Member, University of Chicago Women’s Board
  • Member, University of Virginia School of Law Alumni Council
  • Volunteer, Literacy Chicago

Ms. Nethery is a partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As the firm’s full-time Pro Bono and Philanthropy Partner, Ms. Nethery directs Seyfarth Shaw’s overall pro bono program in the firm’s nine offices throughout the United States, ensuring that legal and staff support is provided to maintain pro bono commitments and identifying additional opportunities for volunteer legal representation.  In addition, Ms. Nethery oversees the firm's community service activities and manages the Seyfarth Shaw Charitable Foundation, through which attorneys and staff can suggest donations to qualified organizations on behalf of the firm.  She works closely with the firm's attorneys and staff to identify regional and national community service and charitable giving opportunities in order to provide the greatest possible benefit to the communities in which Seyfarth does business and the greatest possible support of the charitable and volunteer efforts of the firm's attorneys and staff.  

Accolades

  • Recipient in 2011 of the Moxie Award from the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Named in 2005 as one of the "Illinois Super Lawyers"
  • Named in 2001 as one of the "40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch"

Community Service

  • Member, Chicago Bar Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member, Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee
  • Steering Committee Member, University of Chicago Women’s Board
  • Member, University of Virginia School of Law Alumni Council
  • Volunteer, Literacy Chicago

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (1995)
  • B.A., University of Chicago (1992)
    with honors

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S.Court of Appeals for the Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

1The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no certificate, award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois.

Accolades

  • Recipient in 2011 of the Moxie Award from the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Named in 2005 as one of the "Illinois Super Lawyers1"
  • Named in 2001 as one of the "40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch"

Community Service

  • Member, Chicago Bar Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member, Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee
  • Steering Committee Member, University of Chicago Women’s Board
  • Member, University of Virginia School of Law Alumni Council
  • Volunteer, Literacy Chicago