|Name||Jesse H. Ruiz|
|Address||1305 East 50th St |
Chicago, Illinois , United States
Dec 04, 2017 09:02pm
|Info|| was appointed Chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education in September 2004 and reappointed in 2007. He is a partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, where he specializes in corporate law. Mr. Ruiz also serves as chief legal counsel to the Illinois Senators and Representatives who came together for the first time in Illinois history to form the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus and to incorporate the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation. |
Mr. Ruiz has served as a Commissioner, by appointment, of the Chicago Board of Education, on the Chicago Public Schools Desegregation Monitoring Commission, and a Commissioner by appointment, of the Illinois Supreme Court, on the Character and Fitness Committee for the First Judicial District of Illinois.
He is a past president of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois and past chairman of the Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois. Mr. Ruiz also has been recognized as a rising star by Chicago Lawyer and Crain’s Chicago Business magazines.
Mr. Ruiz serves on the State Board’s Governmental Relations and Board Operations Committees. His term expires in January 2011.