Brenna DeVaney

Brenna DeVaney directs Skadden’s global pro bono practice and is responsible for the firm’s relationships with legal services organizations and nonprofits. Her own practice focuses on representing low-income individuals, including women in family law matters who have been the victims of domestic violence. She enjoys helping in-house legal departments and companies with developing their pro bono and professional skills based volunteering programs. Brenna serves with Kiisha Morrow as founding Co-President of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance. She also works as an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan Law School and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. She is a frequent lecturer and presenter at both national and international convenings focused on access to justice. Brenna lives in Chicagoland with her husband, David, and their four children.