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Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
August 30, 2018

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Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044



Baxter International Inc.

Contract Administrator, Baxter Capital Leasings G&A (2018) Part of the Capital Hardware Operations team for this Fortune 500 health care company. Primary functions:

- Support of operation functions associated with the order management and lease booking of medical equipment, utilizing Oracle JD Edwards Enterprise, GSP, Get-Paid, DocView, LeasePak, and Excel software.

- Create credits and re-bills when required. Prepare all transaction documentation for document imaging. Roddy Law, Ltd.

Legal Billing Administrator (2015 - 2017)

- Management of billing department for this Workers Compensation/Insurance Defense firm, including reporting and data analysis, issue resolution, and WIP and A/R monitoring, resulting in an 11% increase in revenue realization over prior year

- Extensive client and ebilling vendor contact regarding issue resolution, budgeting, and collections

- Responsibility for all facets of ebilling, including analysis of process issues and appeals reporting

- Management of review of billing software and ongoing search for new a unified docket/billing platform, resulting in purchase of new software (Tabs3)

- Supervised and managed successful Tabs3 software conversion and implementation Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Contract Billing Coordinator (2014)

- Review of, revisions to, and issuance of complex legal billing (Elite Enterprise 3.9) for sixteen partners in four North American offices

- Data analysis and WIP and A/R reporting

- Extensive client contact for collections, problem resolution, and accrual reporting

- eBilling, utilizing multiple vendors, and related troubleshooting regarding submission issues Baker McKenzie LLP

Contract Billing Coordinator (2013 - 2014)

- Review of, revisions to, and issuance of legal billing (Elite Enterprise 3.6, WordFlow, Excel)

- Returned to Baker McKenzie as a contractor; was hired as in-house Billing Coordinator in 2007, after working at Baker McKenzie Global Services LLC as a consultant in 2006 (see below) DLA Piper LLP (US)

Project Assistant - Corporate, Finance, Labor, & Employee Benefits Practice Groups (2012 - 2013) Support for and assistance to Corporate, Labor & Employment, Employee Benefits, and Finance Practice Groups Manager on various matters, including:

- Data analysis for and drafting of reports regarding Firm billing, collections, and realization

- Data compilation and analysis for and drafting of weekly marketing reports for Firm management

- Production of monthly Firm head count reports and weekly Firm associate hours reports

- Review and analysis of billing-related attorney requests (rate changes and special arrangement requests, write-offs, deferrals, etc.), utilizing Elite Enterprise 3.6

- Development of custom client attorney billing rates

- Ad hoc projects as needed

Consultant/Project Accountant (Various Corporate Entities)

(2004 – 2012)

Projects involving billing, accounting, and consulting on process management with prominent Chicago-area and international corporations and law firms. Selected clients and projects included:

- Baker McKenzie Global Services LLC

- Westfield LLC

- Kraft Foods International

- Latham & Watkins

- SmithAmundsen

Price Tunney Reiter PC Office Administrator/Accounting Coordinator (2002 - 2004)

- Production of billing, including implementation of e-billing; collections

- Production of management reports, including borrowing base report, monthly attorney billable hours, realization reports, A/R, A/P

- Conflicts analysis

- Filing of corporate tax returns

- Oversight of benefits, including Section 125, 401(k), PPO, and Profit Sharing Plan administration; filing or corporate tax returns

- Hiring, review, termination, supervision of staff

- Revision of the Firm employee handbook and shaping/refinement of Firm HR policies Neal & Leroy LLC

Billing Coordinator/Accounts Receivable (2001 - 2002)

- Complete responsibility for all billing and collections; documentation of corresponding billable Accounts Payable

- Conflicts analysis

- Analysis of and action on accounts receivable reports and billing-related statistics for private and public entity client budget projections

- Heavy client interface regarding collection/recovery matters and resolution of billing issues

- Conflicts screening and intake of new clients

- Coordinated the set-up and implementation of e-billing Freeborn & Peters

Billing Specialist/Accounts Receivable (2000 - 2001)

- Billing assistance to Firm managing partner

- Coordinated collection efforts post-closing of Denver office, resulting in significant recovery of aged receivables considered uncollectable

- Review of data and issuance of e-billing for Workers Compensation cases McDermott, Will & Emery

Billing Specialist/Accounts Receivable (1990 - 2000)

- Administration of client accounts for sixteen partners of the Firm in several practice groups, totaling in excess of $25 million annually

- Complete organization of billing for corporate closing transactions, and resolution of subsequent billing - related challenges

- Extensive collection work with partners and Controller, resulting in increased timely payments and significantly reduced write-offs

- Billing/collections presentation as part of the 1998 and 1999 new associate training seminars at the request of Nancy Gerrie, former managing partner of the Chicago MWE office EDUCATION

Arizona State University

- Fine Arts (Art History)

Loyola University of Chicago

- Fine Arts (Studio Art)


- Billing: Elite Enterprise(versions through 3.9), Aderant, Tabs3, Juris, Clio, JD Edwards/Oracle EnterpriseOne, Maconomy/Maconomy Java

- Proficiency with multiple e-billing vendors, including Legal-X/Legal eXchange, Legal Precision, Counsellink, Quovant, TyMetrix360, Collaborati, LSS, and others as required

- Other software: ATO, Excel 2010 (advanced level functions), Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Outlook 2010, QuickBooks Pro

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