Al was a founding partner of the Chicago law firm Ungaretti & Harris, now part of Nixon Peabody LLP. At Ungaretti and Harris, Al served at various times as managing partner, executive and compensation committee member, and head of the Corporate and Securities Practice Group.  He is an adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law, and he sits on the board of directors of a billion-dollar technology corporation. Al has served as mentor, coach, and counselor to many successful businesswomen and recently wrote with Andie, “Taking Control: Women, Gender Stereotypes, and Impression Management.”
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
• Navigating gender stereotypes to achieve career success
• Understanding gender communication differences to avoid negative stereotypes
• Positive attitudes for career success
• Advocating for yourself to advance in your career
• Steps to take to be seen as a leader