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Jean Reed Haynes

Jean Reed Haynes, American lawyer.


Haynes, Jean Reed was born on April 6, 1949 in Miami, Florida, United States. Daughter of Oswald Birnam and Arleen (Wiedman) Dow.


AB with honors, Pembroke College, 1971. Master of Arts, Brown University, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1981.


Teacher grades 1-4, Abbie Tuller School, Providence, 1971-1972;teacher, facilitator, St. Mary's Academy, Riverside, Rhode Island, 1972-1974;teacher, head lower school, St. Francis School, Goshen, Kentucky, 1974-1978;law clerk, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), Chicago, 1981-1983;associate, Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, 1983-1987;partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, since 1987. Associate editor Litigation Magazine, since 1997.


Governing member Art Institute Chicago, 1982-1990, member auxiliary board, 1986-1990, membership committee auxiliary board, 1987-1990, vice president for development, 1988-1990. Visiting committee University Chicago Law School, 1990-1992. President committee All Stars Project, Inc., since 1997.

Advisory committee Youth Development Ct, since 1997, board directors since 1999. Member of American Bar Association (committee on affordable justice litigation secretary since 1988), Three Lincoln Center Condo. Association (president 1995-1999, vice president 1999—2001), International Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Judicature Society (life.

Chairman membership committee 1991-1997, board directors since 1991, executive committee since 1992, vice president 1994-1997, treasurer 1997-1999, chairman finance committee 1997-1999, chair administrative committee 1999—2001, president 1999—2001, immediate past president since 2001), Illinois Bar Association (life).