Debby A. Usher is director of lateral recruiting at Barnes & Thornburg LLP and is the office administrator at the firm's Chicago office. Ms. Usher is responsible for all human resources functions for the staff, including recruiting; orientation, training and development; evaluation and counseling. Additionally, she assists the Office Managing Partner with the recruitment of legal personnel, is responsible for creating and monitoring the Chicago office's operating budget, and manages all aspects of facilities management.
Prior to joining the Firm in 2002, Ms. Usher spent 20 years working in large and small law firms in the Chicago area. She is currently a member of the Society of Human Resource Management, Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), and the Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA. Ms. Usher is active in her church and community, and currently serves on the board of the Park Ridge Juniors.
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