Firmwide Co-Managing Partner, ArentFox Schiff LLP 

Joe Krasovec became Co-Managing Partner of ArentFox Schiff Hardin in 2022; he was previously Managing Partner of Schiff Hardin. He has first-chaired many cases and counsels product manufacturers on potential liability considerations. Joe has been recognized as an Illinois Leading Lawyer multiple times.  

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Joe created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Joe's pledge here

At ArentFox Schiff, 36% of attorneys are women and 24% are minorities. The firm has consistently earned a perfect score 100 in the Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign and continues to be Mansfield Certified. ArentFox Schiff also has a Diversity Scholarship for minority law students. 

Prior to the firm's merger, Schiff Hardin was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2021. 

Joined LCLD 2016

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2021:  Emily LeonginiSuzanne Wahl; 2020: Anne-Carmene AlmonordLauren Novak; 2019: Alexander BirkholdMelody Cross; 2018: Eva J. PulliamHeidi Hennig Rowe; 2017: Lewis GossLynn Watkins; 2016: Matthew R. Mills; 2015: Tope K. Yusef; 2014: Jennifer C. Terry

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Sarah AngelinoHugo GallegosNadia PatelChristopher Wong; 2020: Brittany Sokoloff, Robert Middleton, Malerie Roddy; 2019: Aman KakarAnnie LeeDavid Pi, Ahmed RiazMalerie Roddy; 2018:  Mohammed FarooquiDavid Pi, Warren SeayMolly Wiltshire; 2017: Lucy Bickford, Meera ChandramouliApril JohnsonSara Rosenberg

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2017: Linda Qiu, Ariana Taylor; 2016: Tyrone Hankerson, Joshua Kameel, Katarina Varriale; 2015: Karoline Nunez; 2014: Jade M. Watkins

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2020, 2019

Annual Meeting (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2021)

Members: Joseph Krasovec, Cristina Carvalho

Diversity Professionals: Jill AttkissonJennifer HallidaySailesh PatelChristine McGuinness, Samantha Schooley, Alison Bygrave, Erika Wieting

Communications: Nathan CarlileLinda Yun