Audrey H. Rubin is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Law Department of Aon Corporation, the leading global provider of risk management and human resources consulting and outsourcing. 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, and the boutique firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd. 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. Rubin teaches “The Business of Law” at the University of Illinois College of Law. She is 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. She was the focus of a cover story in Inside Counsel on “How to Cut Legal Spending.” 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. In addition to her for-profit boards, Rubin has served as a board member of the Association of Yale Alumni, the Chicago Bar Association, and is immediate Past President of the Yale Club of Chicago. She has also served as a board member of several other and not-for-profits. She recently was honored by Illinois Legal Aid Online, receiving its Early Adopter award.