ATHENA AHERRERA is an associate in the Chicago office and practices in the firm’s Corporate M&A and Private Equity group.
Athena earned her J.D., cum laude, from Notre Dame Law School and earned her B.A., magna cum laude, in Economics from the George Washington University.
Athena served as President of the Student Bar Association at Notre Dame Law School, overseeing and managing over 30 student committees and organizations. Athena simultaneously completed a 2-year MBA program from Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business while in law school, focusing on Corporate Finance and Investments. Athena also served as Communications Editor for the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, & Public Policy.
Athena values diversity and inclusion, and was a 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) scholar for a financial services corporation and international law firm.
Athena received the Captain William McLean Award, Notre Dame Law School’s Community Citizenship Award, which is awarded to the member of the student body who has made the greatest contribution to the lives of Notre Dame Law School students and in making Notre Dame Law School a better place.