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Patricia Perez

Role: Executive Coach and Strategic Planning and Lateral Partner Integration Advisor

Expertise: Law firm strategic planning; executive coaching; and lateral partner integration

Alma Mater: Benedictine University (MA), Roosevelt University (BA)

In her spare time: Spending time with her family; reading; and getting to the beaches south of the border as often as possible.

(312) 656-6513 - Direct


Ms. Perez has more than 20 years of experience in strategic and operational roles in the legal industry, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of a mid-sized law firm in Chicago. She has managed and led firms through periods of significant change and rapid growth by collaborating with firm leaders to advance strategic objectives. She was often brought-in to build consensus, integrate policies, develop procedures, and create new opportunities. Through this experience, she has learned to navigate political waters, solve operational problems, and hone her leadership and interpersonal skills.  

Ms. Perez helps law firms and organizations focus on their missions and objectives and align their work, systems and teams to reach those goals. She also works with professionals to develop their career strategy, whether they are in a career transition or looking for career advancement. By using a variety of methods and research-backed assessments, Ms. Perez helps law firms and companies craft a clear strategy and manage perceived obstacles. Her highly-collaborative approach and ability to build rapport provides the necessary framework for a successful coaching and consulting experience.

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