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Tracy Ann Campbell, J.D.




Cynosure Risk Advisors LLC


Chicago, IL







Senior Management Business Consultant


Ms. Campbell, Cynosure Risk Advisors LLC's (CRA) Founder and CEO is a nationally recognized speaker and thought leader on a full spectrum of commercial insurance issues. Ms. Campbell is a licensed lawyer with over 16 years experience. Prior to founding CRA, Ms. Campbell practiced at the prestigious national law firm of Schiff Hardin LLP, headquartered in Chicago, where she was promoted from associate to partner and ultimately the lead of the firm's insurance and risk practice. Ms. Campbell has considerable experience negotiating coverage and litigating coverage disputes with insurers. She also developed a practice where she encouraged her clients to engage in proactive insurance coverage assessment to mitigate the potential of costly insurance recovery disputes. It was from her latter experience that Ms. Campbell conceived the idea of a a risk consultancy focused on proactive, aggressive risk management and insurance coverage placement as many of her most sophisticated clients were paying hefty sums for insurance that was inadequate, at best, and entirely inappropriate, at worst.


Crisis Management; Corporate Risk Management, Corporate Risk Management Planning; Commercial Insurance Coverage Assessment, Internal Compliance Counseling; Insurance Language Drafting, Negotiation and (Unbiased) Access to Specialized Markets that offer products with greater value and reduced costs than traditional insurers. Regulatory Counseling, Providing cogent, concise counsel to management teams on complex issues of business risks, insurance, emerging trends, evolving regulatory landscape and assessment of merits and risks associated with insurance recovery actions against insurers. Also serves as clients' "in-house" risk manager and provide variations on senior level management "boot camp" seminars to acclimate executives with the increased accountability placed on their decisions and oversight.


Admitted to Illinois State Bar 1999 – present

Affiliations or Organizations

Yale Club of Chicago (Director, 1999 – present); Yale Club of Chicago Foundation (Trustee); Y-Apply (, Director); Yale College Undergraduate Admissions (Official Chicago Alumni Recruiter for SouthSide); Yale Black Alumni Association (National Board Founding Treasurer); Yale Black Alumni Association (Chicago Chapter Co-Founder); American Bar Association (Appointed leadership position of Vice Chair in Insurance Coverage Leadership Committee, 2005 – present)


B.A., Yale University, Political Science; J.D., University of Illinois College of Law

Interests or Hobbies

Mentoring under-represented, high-achieving college-bound students, mentoring young minority professionals, running, traveling, entertaining, motivational speaking, quality time with my two furry felines/partners in crime, Roman and Diana.