Judge LaShonda A. Hunt - Biography

Appointed to a fourteen-year term pursuant to 28 U.S.C § 152 on January 6, 2017.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S.,1992; University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1995.
Other Government Service
Staff Attorney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; Law Clerk to the Honorable William J. Hibbler, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; Assistant United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois; Chief Legal Counsel, Illinois Department of Corrections; General Counsel, Illinois Department of Central Management Services.
Prior Employment
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal; Exelon Business Services Company.
Professional Activities
Member, Bankruptcy Judge Education Advisory Committee, Federal Judicial Center (2020-present)
Professional Organizations
Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.: President (2015-16), Vice President (2014-15), Board Member at Large (2013-14); Chicago Bar Association Board of Managers (2018-20); Chicago Bar Foundation Board of Directors (2019-present); National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges; American Law Institute (2016); Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow (2013).