Community Involvement

The attorneys and staff at Laurie & Brennan proudly support a variety of non-profit organizations that serve the Chicagoland community. While the primary aim of the work we support is to provide a positive and lasting impact, we believe service also enriches our lives and the quality of our firm.

From local food pantries to youth service organizations, our attorneys share their talents and resources to enhance the quality of life in the community in which we work and live.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

The different backgrounds and perspectives we have as attorneys serve to enrich the firm and enhance our ability to offer solutions for the variety of challenges our clients experience. This drives the continued value we place on diversity and inclusivity at all levels of our firm.

As part of our continued focus to increase and develop diversity – both in our firm and the industry we serve – we are deeply committed to the promotion and advancement of women in construction law. From our founding through today, women have played a critical role in shaping our organization. We are one of the few construction law boutiques that can claim to have both a woman as one of its founding partners and a partnership rank that is over 40% female.

Our team actively participates and devotes time to organizations that foster diversity and gender inclusion, including:

  • Professional Women in Construction (PWC)
  • Federation of Women Contractors (FWC)
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
  • ABA Forum on Construction Law

Recent Community Involvement

Laurie & Brennan to Participate in 27th Annual Race Judicata

June 29, 2022

Laurie & Brennan runs in Chicago Volunteer Legal Services’ Race Judicata.

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Kendall Woods Guides Colleagues Through the Benefits of Their ABA Forum Memberships

December 21, 2020

Kendall Woods advises colleagues through a virtual presentation about the benefits of their American Bar Association membership.

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Kendall Woods in 2018 NAWIC Annual Conference

August 29, 2018

Kendall Woods recently participated in the National Association of Women in Construction’s 2018 Annual Conference.

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A Day at the Races!

July 17, 2018

On July 13, 2018, Laurie & Brennan clocked out a little early and spent the afternoon at the races!

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Laurie & Brennan Sponsors Camp NAWIC

June 19, 2018

Laurie & Brennan is a proud sponsor of Camp NAWIC.

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Laurie & Brennan Attorneys Attend FWC Women Rock 2018 World Tour

June 11, 2018

Laurie & Brennan attorneys, Erin Krejci, Carolyn Morehouse, and Phil Beyer set off on the Federation of Women Contractors Women Rock 2018 World Tour!

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Laurie & Brennan Continues Its Support of National Rebuilding Day

May 3, 2018

Erin Krejci once again participated in National Rebuilding Day organized by Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago.

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Laurie & Brennan Supports the Block Kids Building Competition

October 31, 2017

Erin Krejci and Kendall Woods volunteered for the Chicago-area Block Kids Building Competition.

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Kendall Woods Elected President of Chicago Metro Chapter of NAWIC

October 2, 2017

Kendall Woods was recently elected President of the Chicago Metro Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction.

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Laurie & Brennan Participates in National Rebuilding Day

May 12, 2017

Bill Toliopoulos and Erin Krejci participated in National Rebuilding Day organized by Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago.

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