Ryndy is an International Director of JLL and effective March 2016 serves as General Counsel for JLL’s Americas Region. Ryndy previously was General Counsel for JLL’s Canada and Latin America businesses, and with her new role she adds oversight for Legal Services provided to the Markets businesses in the United States, and she shares oversight with the Global Legal team for Legal Services provided to the Corporate Solutions business. Ryndy also is the Americas Ethics Officer, participating in the Global Ethics Committee, responding to ethics issues that arise, providing ethics training, and working with the Global Legal Services to further develop JLL’s ethics and compliance program. In her role as Global Litigation Director, Ryndy focuses primarily on enterprise risk management and overseeing JLL’s global litigation portfolio.
Prior joining JLL, Ryndy worked as a litigation attorney with McDermott, Will & Emery and Jackson Lewis Schnitzler and Krupman. In her national trial practice, she concentrated in employment areas and presented employment discrimination seminars throughout the United States. Before moving to Chicago, and after graduating from law school, Kathryn worked as a law clerk to Justice Dorothy Comstock Riley of the Michigan Supreme Court.
Education and Affiliations
Kathryn is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Michigan. She is a member of the bar in the US Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeal, Seventh and Tenth Circuits, US District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern District of Wisconsin and Eastern District of Michigan and a member of the Michigan State Bar Association.
Kathryn graduated with a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from the University of Michigan where she was a Note Editor for the University of Michigan Journal of International Law. She has a BA from Princeton University, with a major in Spanish Literature.