Teresa Harmon '94 Nominated to American Law Institute Council
Teresa Harmon is a partner in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin, working in the Global Finance Group. Her practice is centered on financial transactions and commercial law, with a particular emphasis on financial transactions involving regulated industries, student loan companies, and electric utilities. Her commercial law practice includes all articles of the Uniform Commercial Code, with a special emphasis on Article 9.
Ms. Harmon is a fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. She is past Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Commercial Finance and Transactions Committee and the American Bar Association’s Securitization and Derivatives Subcommittee.
Ms. Harmon was elected to the ALI in October 2006 and serves on the Members Consultative Groups for Principles of Election Law: Resolution of Election Disputes and Principles of Government Ethics. She served as the ABA’s liaison to the Permanent Editorial Board for the UCC for four years and now serves as an ALI-appointed PEB member and the PEB liaison to the Uniform Law Commission’s Drafting Committee for its proposed Home Foreclosure Procedures Act. She also is the Chair of the ALI’s Regional Advisory Group for the Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin region.