Christina Conlin

Christina Conlin

Co-chair, the Food and Beverage Forum, the Executives’ Club of Chicago; Partner, Baker & McKenzie, LLP


Christina Conlin is a member of Baker McKenzie’s International Commercial practice
in Chicago, where she focuses her practice on cross-border and domestic supply chain,
distribution, licensing and franchising transactions. Prior to joining the Firm,
Christina was chief compliance officer for McDonald’s Corporation’s European
operations, providing strategic leadership and guidance on regulatory compliance
and corporate governance for 39 markets across Europe, Central Asia and North
Africa. She also previously served as general counsel in McDonald’s US central
division, where she led a legal team that advised the company and senior leadership on
franchising, supply chain, real estate and operational matters. Christina also worked
for more than a decade as a trial lawyer in private practice, representing franchisors,
distributors, real estate developers, manufacturers and others in court and
Christina has been named to the 2017 Crain’s Chicago Business List of Most Influential
Women Lawyers in Chicago and 2018 Crain’s Chicago Business List of Most Notable
Women Lawyers in Chicago.

All sessions

Opening Remarks

  • 24 March, 2021
  • 09:00 - 09:20