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Locke Lord Chicago Office Managing Partner Michael Renetzky Named One of Crain's Chicago Business 2019 Notable Gen X Leaders in Law

June 3, 2019

(CHICAGO) June 3, 2019Michael Renetzky, Managing Partner of Locke Lord’s Chicago office and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Corporate and Transactional Department, has been selected by Crain’s Chicago Business as a 2019 Notable Gen X Leader in Law honoree. The inaugural list recognizes impressive and influential lawyers who have reshaped the legal landscape and are leading the next generation in the legal profession. Renetzky is also Co-Leader of Locke Lord’s Investment Adviser and Alternative Funds Practice, Chair of the Firm’s Finance Committee and a member of the Firm’s UK Executive Committee. He previously served as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Also a recognized leader in the Chicago community, Renetzky is the Chairman of the Board of Lutheran Life Communities, a faith-based nonprofit system of life plan communities serving seniors and their families, having recently served as its Interim CEO for five months. He serves on the Board of Directors of Trees That Feed Foundation, a secular nonprofit dedicated to planting food-bearing trees to feed people, create jobs and benefit the environment. He is President and Chairman of the Board of Lutheran Church of the Atonement. He serves as Secretary of the Board of the Chicago Bible Society and is the 2015 recipient of The Gutenberg Award.

Renetzky focuses his practice on investment management, securities and corporate law. He has considerable experience counseling clients on governance matters, securities law compliance, debt and equity financing matters, and investment adviser, investment company and broker-dealer regulation. Additionally, he devotes a substantial portion of his time to representing clients in a variety of transactions, including those of an investment and a strategic nature.

Renetzky received a juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University.

View his Crain’s Notable Gen X Leaders in Law profile here.


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