About Us

Who We Are

Esther Barron, Entrepreneurship Law Center Director

Esther Barron, Director of the Entrepreneurship Law Center, is very involved with the Chicagoland entrepreneurial community, working closely with many of the incubators as a mentor and legal advisor. She regularly conducts legal workshops at the Chicago Fashion Incubator and along with her students represents many of the emerging designers. She is committed to ensuring the Entrepreneurship Law Center plays an integral role in Chicago entrepreneurship and that her students have the opportunity to advise the startups and new ventures fueling the entrepreneurial landscape. Barron exercised her own entrepreneurial passion and co-founded a start-up handbag company, Elezar, LLC, targeting high-end boutiques and department stores. Elezar bags are currently sold throughout the country, have been featured in many national magazines and are carried by several celebrities.

Stephen F. Reed, Assistant Director
Tom Morsch, Emeritus Director

Contact Information
Entrepreneurship Law Center
750 North Lake Shore Drive, 8th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60611
312.503.3420 phone
312.503.2798 fax
elc@law.northwestern.edu

Mailing Address
Entrepreneurship Law Center
Northwestern University School of Law
375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611