Assistant Dean of External Partnerships
Juliann Cecchi Assistant Dean, External Partnerships, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Juliann is Assistant Dean of External Partnerships. In this role, she is responsible for supporting and enhancing the strategic initiatives of the Law School in the critical areas of external relations, outreach and business development. Working across the Law School, she is responsible for leading a cohesive and proactive external affairs strategy to further the Law School brand, build relationships, and create mutually beneficial partnerships. In addition, she is responsible for the overall administrative direction for the Law Board, whose members help to frame and support the mission of the school by monitoring the implementation of strategic plans and provide support and advice to the dean, faculty and administration. Juliann has been a key member of the Law School’s administrative team since 2001 directing the Professional Education and Corporate Relations department where she was, and continues to be, responsible for the leadership, direction and revenue generation of the non-degree continuing legal education programs for practicing attorneys as well as all sponsorship fundraising with firms and corporations. She has built a wide array of relationships in the legal community nationally and internationally with firm attorneys, in-house counsel and government officials engaging them in programing and strengthening the Northwestern Law brand.