Trustee Illinois Institute of Technology, since 1989. Member advisory council Rush Center for Sports Medicine, Chicago, 1991—1996. Board directors Rehabilitation Institute Chicago, since 1998.
Board visitors Northern Illinois University College Law, 1992—1994. Visiting committee Northwestern University School Law, 1993—1998, University Chicago Law School, 1993—1996, 2000—2003. Chair Illinois state selection committee Rhodes Scholarship Trust, 1998—2000.
Member of Chicago Bar Association (Justice John Paul Stevens award 2005), Jewish Judges Association Illinois (Lifetime Achievement award 2004), Decalogue Society of Lawyers (citation of honor 1991, Merit award 1997), Chicago Council Lawyers, Women's Bar Association Illinois (annual award 1989, 1st Myra Bradwell Woman of Achievement award 1994, 1st Woman Award (in conjunction with Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women) 2000), Federal Judges Association, Federal Bar Association (member selection committee Chicago chapter 1977-1980, treasurer 1978-1979, secretary 1979-1980, Second vice president 1980-1981, 1st vice president 1981-1982, president 1982-1983, Second vice president 7th circuit 1983-1984, vice president 7th circuit 1984-1985), Kappa Beta Pi, Phi Alpha Delta (honorary).