Angela M. Hickey
2 North LaSalle Street Suite 1300
Chicago, Illinois 60602
- Angela's Insights
Angela (Angie) Hickey is the Executive Director of Chicago law firm Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC. She is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Compensation Committee. Angie oversees all of the firm’s financial and operational functions, including business development, marketing, human resources and technology, and is responsible for the strategic development and execution of the firm-wide business plan.
A communication-focused leader, Angie has hosted "Ask Angie" open sessions for many years as a means of offering attorneys and staff meaningful financial and operational updates and providing them the opportunity to give their feedback. Angie’s technical expertise and innovative management style have been catalysts for many of the programs and processes that Levenfeld Pearlstein has implemented. She has developed profitability reporting processes and customized dashboards that facilitate robust project management, and places a strong focus on helping the firm's attorneys hone their financial management and project management skills. In addition, Angie also spearheaded the use of partner, client and operational effectiveness surveys that have become a hallmark of Levenfeld Pearlstein, and was instrumental in the development of the firm's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, which is unique among law firms and recognized nationally for its comprehensive nature, integration with firm culture and results-oriented approach.
In 2016, Angie was recognized as a "Women Worth Watching" by Profiles in Diversity Journal. This national award recognizes female business leaders who make a difference in their workplace, industry, and around the world. In 2014, Angie was named one of three "Women to Watch" by the Illinois CPA Society and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. This award recognizes women who have made a significant contribution to the accounting profession, their organizations and the development of women as leaders.
Angie joined Levenfeld Pearlstein in 1999 as the firm's first Director of Finance and was named Executive Director in 2003. Prior to joining Levenfeld Pearlstein, she spent seven years as accounting manager at an AmLaw 200 firm, and before working in the legal industry, worked in the field of higher education.
Angie is a CPA, holds an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Accountancy from Governors State University. She is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and the COO Forum. Angie currently serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for Catholic Charities of Chicago, is on the Board of Advisors to the Dean of College of Business at Governors State University and is a member of the Council of 100, an Advisory Board to the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana.