Audrey Rubin

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Law and Compliance Department, Aon Corporation

Audrey H. Rubin is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Law Department of Aon Corporation. Audrey is responsible for all financial, technology, personnel, strategic planning, and operations of that worldwide department.

Rubin has been a consultant on legal industry improvements, and COO for two prominent law firms. Rubin was General Counsel for three global companies: Orbitz, Grant Thornton, and Apollo Travel Services. She has also served as Corporate Secretary and board member of several international boards of directors. Audrey is Adjunct Professor at University of Illinois College of Law, teaching “The Business of Law.”

Aon’s law department was awarded the ACC Value Challenge Award, largely for achievements under her direction. It was also honored with a PEX award for her department’s achievements in process improvement. She was the focus of a cover story in Inside Counsel on “How to Cut Legal Spending,” and featured in Crain’s Chicago Business, in “How Lawyers are like Office Supplies.” She is a highly regarded speaker and columnist on operational improvements in the legal industry.

Rubin received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, and graduated cum laude from Yale University.

She was honored by Illinois Legal Aid Online, receiving its “Early Adopter” award, and by the Anti-Defamation League, receiving its prestigious “Women of Achievement” award.