University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 2011
Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts in Finance, 2007
Lauren N. Tuckey is finishing her term as president of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois. During her tenure the organization advanced legislative initiatives affecting women. The organization re-established WILPower, a political action committee, to hire a lobbyist to advocate that Illinois pass paid parental leave legislation. The organization joined an Amicus brief on the Dobbs case implicating a woman’s autonomy over her body under Roe v. Wade and joined the Women’s March for Productive Rights. The organization advanced its focus on diversity by hiring a diversity consultant and establishing recurring networking events with the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area, and Korean American Bar Association of Chicago, LAGBAC, and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. Ms. Tuckey is proud to have served as president and to have contributed in any way to the community through the WBAI’s mission.
Lauren is an experienced and aggressive corporate litigator. Outside of the courtroom Lauren serves as Secretary of the Illinois Bar Foundation, and a pro bono Guardian Ad Litem for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. She enjoys adoption counseling at PAWS Adoption Center, where she adopted her street dog Keller. Lauren is an avid “foodie.” She graduated culinary school at Kendall College’s certificate program and is a Level One Sommelier.
Lauren’s exceptional insurance work and involvement in various legal organizations has led to her recognition as a Rising Star in Illinois by Super Lawyers.