Ms. Rhonda S. Coleman, Esq.
Rhonda S. Coleman, Esquire has earned several degrees: an undergraduate degree in English from Christian Brothers University, a Master of Arts from the University of Memphis, and her Juris Doctor (JD) from Loyola University of Chicago where she was admitted to the bar in 2013. Ms. Coleman has also studied at the University of Beijing’s School of Business and Economics and at the University of Granada in Spain.
As a distinguished attorney, Rhonda Coleman concentrates her practice on contracts and deal negotiations across industries; particularly technology, food, sports & entertainment, manufacturing, insurance, and consumer products. Previously serving on the Transactions Contracting team of Accenture, Ms. Coleman has experience negotiating high-stakes multi-million-dollar deals with large corporations. In addition, serves as outside general counsel to Moon Meals - a startup food company that was affiliated with the Polsky Institute of University of Chicago in its early days. She currently mentors tech entrepreneurs at Polsky.
Having consulted for the St. Louis Chess Club; (the world’s premier chess club), she also managed international professional chess player and world championship challenger Fabiano Caruana. As a loving wife and proud mother of three teenagers, Rhonda, and her husband reside in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago where she enjoys films, literature, music, cooking, and traveling.
As a board member, Ms. Coleman serves on the board of directors of several non-profits; including, the Menomonee Boys and Girls Club of Chicago and the Chicago Chess Foundation. She formerly co-chaired the corporate counsel committee of Black Women Lawyer’s Association in Chicago.
“The more complex the problem, the more I enjoy guiding my corporate clients through it.”
– Rhonda S. Coleman Esquire