Christina Conlin

Christina focuses her practice on domestic and international corporate matters, providing counsel to clients as they navigate domestic and cross-border distribution, licensing, and franchising transactions. She has extensive experience with respect to distribution and franchising, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, third party due diligence, risk assessments, training programs, and OFAC-related matters. 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 markets across Europe, Central Asia and North Africa. She also served as general counsel in McDonald’s US central division, where she led a legal team that advised leadership on franchising, supply chain, real estate and operational matters. Christina was named to the 2018 Crain’s Chicago Business List of Most Notable Women Lawyers in Chicago.