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Tina Tchen

Leader, Time's Up Legal Defense Fund
Tina Tchen, a partner at Buckley Sandler, heads the firm’s Chicago office. She has more than 30 years of experience at the highest levels of private practice and government service. Previously, she served as an assistant to President Obama, executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama. Tchen leads Buckley Sandler’s Workplace Cultural Compliance practice, counseling companies on issues related to gender inequity, sexual harassment, and lack of workplace diversity. She has been instrumental in spearheading the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, which provides legal support to women and men who have experienced workplace sexual harassment.