Chicago insurance partner Sulema Medrano Novak has been recognized in Negocios Now’s “Latinos 40 Under 40” class of 2020 list.
Now in its seventh year, the annual list recognizes the leadership of young Latinos in the Chicago metropolitan area. This year, the program received more than 100 applicants from individuals in a diverse range of industries.
Novak is an accomplished and award-winning trial lawyer with extensive experience leading trial teams to verdict, particularly in cases related to commercial disputes and insurance claims. She honed her courtroom skills as an Illinois state prosecutor, and is known for defending her clients in complex disputes related to breach of contract, regulatory compliance, business torts and professional liability. In addition to representing clients in insurance and commercial litigation, Novak is an active advocate for women and diverse members of the legal community.
Novak earned her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Founded in 2007, Negocios Now is a Latino business publication focusing primarily on business owners, entrepreneurs, and economic development within the Latino community.