HPCF Board of Directors Biography 

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Laurie Levin – Secretary

Laurie Levin is a member of Highland Park Community Foundation’s Executive Committee and has been on the Board since 2013.   She previously served on the Highland Park Traffic Commission and held Board positions at Music of the Baroque and Urban Gateways. 

Laurie is a founding partner of the law firm of Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll, LLP in Chicago, specializing in real estate, finance and corporate transactions.   She graduated from Fordham University School of Law, where she was Senior Articles Editor of the Law Review, and worked at Milbank Tweed and Patterson Belknap in New York before moving to Chicago in 1986.  In Chicago, she spent ten years as an associate and then a partner at Hopkins & Sutter before forming Fox Swibel. 

Prior to practicing law, Laurie was a concert pianist, having graduated from The Juilliard School with bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Laurie resides with her husband, Robert, and has two children, Daniel and Rachel.