Party affiliation: Democrat
Linda Joann Chase, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1983, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1983, Illinois 1985, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1985, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1985. Recipient United States Law award, United States Law Week, 1982. Member of American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association.
Teacher St. Kevin's School, Flushing, New York, 1970—1973. Program assistant Young President's Organization, Incorporated, New York York City, 1973—1975. Paraprofessional Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, 1976.
Program director Practising Law Institute, 1977—1982. Associate Chadbourne, Parke, Whiteside & Wolff, 1982—1984, Phelan, Pope & John Ltd., Chicago, 1984—1991. Chief counsel Subcommittee Oversight and Investigations, House Committee Natural Resources, since 1991.