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Audrey Rubin

Aon Corp
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Chicago, IL, USA


Audrey H. Rubin is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Law Department of Aon Corporation, the global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Audrey is responsible for all financial, technology, personnel and other business matters of that department, which has over 250 lawyers worldwide and provides strategic legal counsel to all Aon business lines. 

Prior to joining Aon, Audrey was President and Founder of Rubin Solutions, Ltd., advising professional service firms and corporate law departments on finance and operations. Rubin has also been COO for the large Chicago firm Wildman Harrold Allen and Dixon. Prior to that, she was General Counsel and Vice President of Legal and Human Resources for three global companies: Orbitz, Grant Thornton, and Apollo Travel Services, and before that a business litigation partner in private practice. She has also served as Corporate Secretary and board member of the international boards of directors of Apollo Travel Services (U.S. based), Premier Meetings (U.S. based), Gemini (Canada based), Apollo de Mexico (Mexico based), Apollo Nihon (Japan based), and Galileo (U.K. based). 

Success as head of operations for a law department and law firms, a General Counsel, Vice President of Human Resources, law firm partner and board member, underscore that Rubin understands all facets of business. She excels in creating practical business efficiencies, assessing budgets and systems, advising on profitable fee arrangements, and developing teams and leaders. Aon’s law department was awarded the ACC Value Challenge Award in 2016 largely for achievements under her direction. She was the focus of a cover story in Inside Counsel on “How to Cut Legal Spending.” She was also featured in Crain’s Chicago Business, March 2016, in “How Lawyers are like Office Supplies.” She is also a highly regarded speaker and columnist. Some of her articles are “Alternative Billing Ideas,” Legal Management, March/April 2010, www.alanet.org; “If We Could do it Over Again… Ten Commandments for Opening a New Office,” Legal Tech Newsletter, March 2011, www.ljnonline.com.

Rubin received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law where she was on the Dean’s List. She graduated cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. and was a Yale National Scholar. She has received certification as a mediator/arbitrator by DePaul University School of Law. She was certified in Business Finance for Executives at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. 

Audrey Rubin is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Cincinnati, OH
Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Columbus, OH
Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Nashville, TN
Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2018, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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