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Legal Services

The Department of Central Management Services (CMS), Legal will provide proactive, timely, practical and innovative legal solutions and legal counsel that will meet or exceed the expectations of CMS and other state agencies who are our clients. By providing such legal counsel, Legal will continuously maximize the total value and efficiency of the services CMS provides to other agencies and the People of Illinois. As Legal achieves its mission-and because of the positive environment it creates and maintains-it will be widely recognized both as a highly desirable place to work and as a source of unparalleled talent and integrity both within Illinois State Government and throughout the State of Illinois.

Terrence D. Glavin, Chief Legal Counsel

Springfield Office

Stratton Office Building
401 South Spring, Room 720
Springfield, Illinois 62706
Main Line: 217-557-2141
Fax Number: 217-558-2697

Chicago Office

James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 4-400
Chicago, Illinois 60101
Main Line: 312-814-4689
Fax Number: 312-814-0911

Bureau of Benefits

Tyson Rothermich

Deputy General Counsel
Springfield

Bureau of Personnel

Allison Macfarlane

Deputy General Counsel
Springfield

Courtnay O'Connell

Senior Personnel Counsel​
Chicago

Dina M. Ninfo

Personnel Counsel
Chicago

Ayesha Patel

Personnel Counsel
Springfield

Bureau of Property Management

Vacant

Deputy General Counsel
Chicago

James Lesniak

Support Counsel
Springfield

Business Enterprise Program (BEP) and
Bureau of Strategic Sourcing

Radhika Lakhani

Deputy General Counsel
Chicago

Elizabeth Hynek

Procurement Counsel
Springfield

Financial and Administrative Services

Sean Coombe

Deputy General Counsel
Springfield

Robert Osgood

Freedom of Information Officer / Ethics Officer / Senior Counsel
Springfield

Christopher Hirschenberger

Public Service Administrator
Springfield

Labor Relations

Stratton Office Building
401 South Spring, Room 501
Springfield, Illinois 62706
Main Line: 217-782-1995
Fax Number: 217-524-0836

Diana E. Wise

Acting Deputy General Counsel
Maryville

Ellen C. Morris

Labor Relations Counsel
Chicago

Samantha Long

Labor Relations Counsel
Springfield