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Cynde H. Munzer Joins Dykema’s Chicago Office

September 12, 2017

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Cynde H. Munzer to its Corporate Finance practice group as a member in the firm’s Chicago office. Munzer joins Dykema after practicing at Aronberg Goldgehn. Prior to that, she had spent more than two decades with Arnstein & Lehr.

Munzer has a corporate transactional practice and regularly serves as an extension of the in-house legal team of publicly-held corporations. She has also served as outside general counsel to middle market, emerging and smaller companies that do not have their own in-house counsel. Munzer handles a broad range of sophisticated matters including asset and stock acquisitions and dispositions, mergers, joint development agreements, master services agreements, license agreements, teaming agreements, real estate leases, distributorship agreements, employment contracts and independent contractor agreements.

Munzer is very active in the Chicago business and philanthropic communities as a strong advocate for the advancement of women’s business opportunities. She served as an Illinois Delegate for Vision 2020, a national bi-partisan initiative focused on gender equality in business leadership; previously served as President of the Chicago Chapter of the American Technion Society; and is a former board member of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Munzer is also very active in the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and is a recipient of its prestigious Women of Achievement Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the legal and philanthropic communities. She will co-chair the 2018 ADL Women of Achievement Dinner.

“We consider ourselves very fortunate  to add a talented attorney and  leader in Chicago’s women’s business community  to our Chicago office,” said Mike Borders, Vice Chairman of Dykema and Office Managing Member of the firm’s Chicago office.

Munzer earned a J.D., with high honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and a B.S. from The University of Illinois.