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Lynn Sylvia Preece

Lynn Sylvia Preece, British lawyer. Bar: Illinois, 1981. Recipient Gold medal Duke of Edinurghs award Scheme, London, 1973.

Background

  • Preece, Lynn Sylvia was born on June 13, 1955 in Birmingham, England. Daughter of Norman and Sylvia Florence (James) Preece.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, Leeds University, England, 1976. Postgraduate, Washington University, St. Louis, 1979. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, 1981.

    Career

    • Associate Barnes Richardson, Chicago, 1980-1986. From associate to partner Burditt & Radzius, 1986-1988. Partner Katten Muchin & Zavis, 1988-1996, Baker & McKenzie, Chicago, since 1996.

      Adjunct professor John Marshall Law School, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois, 1981.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Chair customs committee Chicago Bar Association, 1986-1987, American Bar Section International Law, Washington, 1993-1995, practitioners workshop board, 1995-1997. Secretary, director Women in International Trade, Chicago, 1986-1989, British American Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, 1990. Director Chicago International School, 1994-1996.

    Member of American Bar Association (program officer, council member, newsletter editor 1996-1998), International Bar Association, Court International Trade Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening.

    Connections

    • father: Norman Preece
    • mother: Sylvia Florence (James) Preece
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    Born June 13, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality

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