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Chicago Out and Proud Corporate Counsel Awards Ceremony

March 12 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chicago Out and Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception



Amy Crawford
First Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago Department of Law

Jordan M. Heinz
Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Abbott

Marion C. Moore
Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel – Federal Civil Rights Litigation at the City of Chicago Department of Law



Amy Crawford is the First Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago Department of Law. In this role, she assists with the oversight of over 275 attorneys providing legal services to Chicago city government. From 2018 to 2023, she served as the Deputy Chief of the Civil Actions Bureau of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, leading a group of 120 attorneys representing Cook County in all types of litigation. Her first role in government was as the Deputy Director of the Cook County Department of Human Rights and Ethics. Before entering government service, Amy was a litigation partner at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP. She is a member of the Chicago Inn of Court and a fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago, the Civic Leadership Academy at the University of Chicago, and the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership. She has served on several local boards including Uptown United and the Illinois Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC). Amy earned her B.A. in economics and government magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame, and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. She lives in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood with her wife and son.


Jordan M. Heinz currently serves as Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Abbott, a global healthcare company, where he advises Abbott businesses on trademark, copyright, and other IP matters. Prior to joining Abbott, Jordan was a partner in the intellectual property and commercial litigation groups at Kirkland & Ellis. During his tenure at Kirkland, Jordan partnered with Lambda Legal to lead the litigation teams that challenged the bans on same-sex marriage in Illinois and Indiana. Jordan later partnered again with Lambda to bring suit challenging President Trump’s ban on military service by transgender individuals. Jordan now serves as a Director on the Boards of Lambda Legal and Chicago Volunteer Legal Services where he chairs the nominating committees of both organizations. Jordan resides in Chicago, Illinois, with his fiancé, Parker Polley.



Marion is a Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division of the City of Chicago’s Department of Law, representing the City of Chicago in civil rights and torts cases. Marion has been with the City since 2011 and has worked in multiple divisions, working on cases ranging from municipal tickets to labor disputes to high exposure civil rights claims. Marion is a member of the Law Department’s Committee on Inclusion and Diversity and is the chair of the Volunteering Sub-Committee. In this role, Marion plans volunteering events for Law Department attorneys. Marion has managed the Law Department’s summer law clerk program for her division and has formally and informally mentored many junior attorneys and law students.  Marion has been an active member of LAGBAC – Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association for several years and has served on the Board of Directors since January 2023. As a member of the Board of Directors, Marion co-chairs the Law School/Mentorship Committee. In her off time, Marion enjoys running and taking trips to Michigan with her wife and two young sons.


March 12
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Category:


The LGBTQ+ Bar and LAGBAC, Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association


Ivy Hotel Chicago
233 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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(312) 643-3400
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