Gregory S Gallopoulos, Trustee


University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D., magna cum laude, (1984)
Order of the Coif

University of Michigan, College of Literature Science and the Arts
Ann Arbor, Michigan
A.B. with highest distinction and with highest honours in English (1981)
Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Positions

2010 – Present
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
General Dynamics Corporation
Falls Church, Virginia

2008 – 2010
Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
General Dynamics Corporation
Falls Church, Virginia

2005 – 2008
National Managing Partner
Jenner & Block, LLP
Chicago, Illinois

1984 – 2008
Associate (1984-1991) and Partner (1991-2008) Jenner & Block, LLP Chicago, Illinois

Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
  • Illinois
  • Virginia (Corporate Counsel Registrant)
    Selected Publications
    • "How Holistic Mentoring Benefits Lawyers,", July 9, 2008
    • "Maintaining Cultural Stability in Times of Rapid Growth," Managing Partner Magazine, December/January 2008
    • "Saving Good Judgment from the BlackBerry Culture,", August 20, 2007
    • "From Moral Partners to a Moral Firm,", May 2, 2007
    • "How To Be a Full Partner on a Part-Time Schedule,", February 5, 2007
    • "Transparency at Law Firms Has Its Limits,", December 6, 2006
    • "Commentary: Why Do We Work?", September 25, 2006

Selected Speaking Engagements
  • Argyle Executive Forum, 2012 CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER LEADERSHIP FORUM: “Dotted Lines and Compliance: Managing Legal Risk in a Decentralized Organization.”
  • International Bar Association, 2007 ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Panel: “Where to Draw the Line: Ethical Issues that Law Firms May Ignore at Their Peril.”
  • Managing Partner Magazine, 2ND ANNUAL PRACTICE GROUP LEADERSHIP FORUM, 2007, Keynote: “How to Most Effectively Utilize Client Teams to Attract the Highest ‘Net Value’ Clients.”
  • American Conference Institute, LAW FIRM STRATEGIC GROWN SUMMIT, 2007, Panel: “Managing Your Firm’s Strategic Growth: Key Steps to Follow when Evaluating Potential Growth Opportunities.”
  • National Association for Law Placement, DIVERSITY SUMMIT, 2007, Panel: “Achieving a Truly Diverse Law Firm: You Can’t Get There from Here without a Plan.”
  • National Constitution Center, Webcast/Audio Conference, 2007, “Bulletproof Your Law Firm: Keys to Effective Transparency.”
  • Illinois CPA Society and Center for Corporate Financial Leadership, Webcast, 2006, “Best Practices in Professional Services Firm Management.”
  • Managing Partner Magazine, Conference on Best Practices for Law Firm Management, 2006, Session Leader, “Case Study: Laws of Law Firm Financial Management & Risks of Financial Mismanagement.”
  • The American Lawyer, Law Firm Inc., and Harvard Business School Publishing, The Managing Partners Forum, 2005, Panel: “How a Values-Based Culture Drives Economic Performance.”
    Professional Memberships
    • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
    • Association of Corporate Counsel
    • International Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Lawyers Club of Chicago
    • Association of General Counsel
      Civic, Cultural and Charitable Organizations
      • Trustee, UK Foundation for International Uniform Law (2012-Present)
      • Trustee, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (2012-Present)
      • Trustee, Anatolia College (2012-Present)
      • Trustee, WETA, Inc. (2009-Present)
      • Trustee, Supreme Court Historical Society (2009-Present)
      • Director, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (2007-2012) - Executive Committee (2011-2012)
      • Member, Best Lawyers Advisory Board (2011-Present)
      • Member, Permanent Judicial Commission, Presbytery of Chicago (2007-2009)
      • Member, CEO Roundtable on Cancer (2007-2008)
      • Member of Session, Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church (2002-2007)
      • Director, Youth Service Project, Inc. (1992-1996)