Jennifer G. Gallinson

Jennifer G. Gallinson

Chicago, IL


Jennifer serves as the Director of Attorney Recruitment & Professional Development at Much. She is experienced in all aspects of attorney recruitment, professional development and continuing legal education (CLE), as well as leadership development and strategic planning. Jennifer was a co-creator of the Chicago Bar Foundation's Legal Aid Academy, an innovative professional development and training initiative designed for the 200-plus attorneys who serve the Chicago legal aid community. She is a longtime member of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP), having recently served as the Lawyer Professional Development Section Chair, and is an active speaker and writer on topics involving law firm leadership and professional development.

Dedicated to the advancement of women, Jennifer assists in the development of programming for women attorneys at Much and previously served on the Board of the Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms. She is also an active member of the Much Women’s Initiative and the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Working Group.

Jennifer previously practiced commercial litigation for a large law firm based in Chicago.



Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D., 2001, cum laude
University of Michigan
B.A., 1998, with Distinction and High Honors

Professional Organizations

  • National Association for Law Placement
  • Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms
  • Professional Development Consortium


Jennifer is a current Board Member of Northbrook School District 28. She is active in the University of Michigan Alumni Association and volunteers as an Alumni Student Recruiter.

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