Norton Rose Fulbright announces new US Chief of Operations

HOUSTON — Norton Rose Fulbright today introduced Tracee Whitley as its US Chief of Operations. In this role, Whitley will oversee and manage all US operations that support the legal practice.
Linda Addison, US Managing Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, said:
“We are excited to gain the benefit of Tracee’s extensive law firm management experience. Her strong leadership abilities and broad knowledge will help advance our operational strategies to ensure we remain among the best in the legal industry.”
Whitley comes to Norton Rose Fulbright after serving as Chief Operating Officer at Bingham McCutchen LLP. Before guiding her previous firm’s global operations, she held multiple senior management roles there.
Prior to her transition to law firm management, Whitley practiced law in the areas of corporate, estate planning, employee benefits and employment. Licensed to practice in Massachusetts and North Carolina, she was also engaged in hiring, diversity and pro bono activities during her time as a practicing lawyer.
Whitley, US Chief of Operations, Norton Rose Fulbright, commented:
“Norton Rose Fulbright has a strong reputation and excellent positioning among the global legal elite, and I look forward to contributing to its continued success. I am confident that I will be able to help the firm achieve its strategic and operational objectives.”
Whitley received her MBA with honors from Boston University in 2009, her JD from Northeastern University in 1997, her ALM in Government from Harvard University in 1995, and her AB cum laude from Harvard Radcliffe College in 1988.

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