On Thursday, June 7, 2012, Segal McCambridge's Natacha McClain will begin her term as Chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section (YLS), at the YLS's annual meeting and luncheon at Fulton's on the River. Ms. McClain, an associate at Segal McCambridge, practices in the areas of products liability, insurance coverage, employment and construction litigation. As YLS Chair, she will introduce the 2012-2013 bar year theme, "Get Involved in Your Community," as the section's focus for the coming year's member and public service programs.
The CBA's Young Lawyers Section was founded in 1971 to address the needs and interests of newly admitted attorneys. The YLS offers substantive practice committees as well as public service committees and projects that encourage attorneys to develop and pursue innovative ideas. With over 9,000 members, the Section has its own officers, rules, budget, staff and administrative structure.