Incorporated in 1977, the Chapter is proud to support over 250 members in the Chicago area. Our membership is diverse, with member backgrounds in all major business disciplines: general management, finance, marketing, human resources and technology. Members represent firms of all sizes, as well as corporate, non-profit and governmental legal departments.

The mission of the Chicago Chapter is to serve the diverse and evolving needs of our members and the legal organizations they represent by:

  • providing high-quality educational programs;
  • promoting peer networking opportunities;
  • fostering professional alliances with business partners; and
  • encouraging our members' active involvement and service in community efforts.

Our strength comes from the members who support the chapter in various ways. The Chapter's Board of Directors welcome your comments, suggestions, insights and assistance in continuing the traditions of the Chicago Chapter.

Whether you’re responsible for every facet of your law firm’s management or for one primary function within your law firm or legal department, the Chicago Chapter of ALA offers you unparalleled opportunities to Cultivate Your Connections & Grow Your Career.


ALA Chicago is committed to the continued cultivation of positive, mutually beneficial relationships with Business Partners who serve the legal community. We recognize and highly value their support, which is essential to our Chapter, our members and their firms.

There is no better or more relevant legal professional organization for companies to be engaged with to bolster professional relationships and opportunities than our Chapter. With over 250 members representing over 185 firms, Business Partners can connect with law firm leaders who make purchasing decisions every day. Our members are committed to their personal and professional growth and to the success of their firms. We rely on the knowledge and industry savvy that our Business Partners bring as we navigate the ever-changing and competitive legal landscape.

ALA Chicago prides itself on the success of our sponsorship program year after year. We have Business Partner relationships that go back over 20 years. It is our goal to ensure that Business Partners make the most of their partnership. Our ever-evolving program includes networking and educational opportunities that provide Business Partners and their organization exposure to our members and offers many opportunities to forge relationships and open up possibilities for business partnerships.

If your company is interested in learning more our Chapter and our Business Partner Program, please click the play button below. The video contains testimonials from three of our Gold level Business Partners. Hear how their relationship with ALA Chicago has impacted them and their business relationships in the legal community.

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