Sheli Rosenberg, "What Every Woman Lawyer Should Know"

Sheli Z.Rosenberg, a member of Skadden’s Real Estate Group, joined the firm’s Chicago office in 2011. She has extensive, board-level corporate experience, in addition to her considerable knowledge of real estate law and the greater Chicago business community. She is listed as a leader in the real estate field in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Rosenberg is the former president, chief executive officer and vice chairman of Equity Group Investments, L.L.C. She joined EGI in 1980 as the company’s general counsel and rose to become CEO before departing in 2003. Prior to joining EGI, she was a managing partner of a major Chicago law firm, where she focused on real estate, finance and corporate law, and was the first woman to become a partner at that firm. Rosenberg currently serves on the board of directors/trustees of a number of public and private corporations, foundations, and community and charitable

Rosenberg was an adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management until 2007. She is a co-founder and previous president of the Center for Executive Women at the Kellogg School, where she continues to serve on the center’s steering committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and a law degree from Northwestern University School of Law.