The LLM Team

The LLM Team

Adi Altshuler

Director of International Programs

Adi is the director of the LLM program and will work closely with you on your study plan and your curricular choices. She also provides academic advising throughout the year by offering workshops designed to enhance academic performance and through individual consultations. She first came to the U.S. as an LLM student, so she is personally familiar with the challenges (and thrills!) of studying law in Chicago.

Natalie Bautista

Senior Associate Director, LLM International, Career Strategy Center

Natalie is your dedicated career adviser and provides training and workshops throughout the year to assist you in your US job search.

Nell Novara

Assistant Director of International Student Support

Nell is our English language expert and holds workshops, coordinates programming, and offers private consultations designed to enhance your English communication skills. She has extensive teaching experience, both abroad and in the U.S., and specializes in teaching English for legal purposes. Whether you want to improve your writing, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, or more, Nell can help you achieve your language goals during your time here.

Gina Song

Assistant Director of International Student Engagement

Gina plans and implements various academic, professional and social events, such as the LLM Lunch Lectures, Global Conversations, and other trips and activities around the city. She also chairs the LLM Student Committee which is comprised of members of the LLM class. The LLM Student Committee plans events, collaborates with other student organizations, and advances the interest of the LLM students amongst the larger student body.

Margaret Hackbarth

Program Assistant

Margaret is the first point of contact for questions related to international programming, student life, and academics at the law school.