Mark J. Ohringer has been Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated since April 2003. He oversees the firm’s legal, compliance, ethics and insurance programs on a global basis. He also is actively involved in the firm’s enterprise risk management and corporate sustainability programs. With over 58,000 employees in more than 80 countries, JLL (NYSE:JLL; www.jll.com) provides comprehensive integrated real estate and investment management expertise on a local, regional and global level to owner, occupier and investor clients. It is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of 3 billion square feet worldwide, and annually provides capital markets services on more than $100 billion of client transactions. Its LaSalle Investment Management subsidiary is one of the world’s largest and most diversified real estate investment management firms, with over $53 billion of assets under management.
From April 2002 through March 2003, Mark served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Kemper Insurance Group, Inc., an insurance holding company. Prior to that, he served as General Counsel and Secretary of Heller Financial Inc., a commercial finance company, since September 2000. He had previously served in various positions of increasing responsibility within the Heller Financial legal services function. Prior to joining Heller, Mark was a Partner at the law firm of Winston & Strawn. He has a B.A. in Economics (summa cum laude) from Yale College and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.
In 2011, Mark was named by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics.” In 2012, he was named by Corporate Board Member as one of America’s Top General Counsel.