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Jade Brown Russell

Vice-chair

Counsel of Regional Operations, Caesars Entertainment

Jade Brown Russell is a proud native of New Orleans.  In 2003, she left her home state to pursue a legal career at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, Illinois, where she gained experience in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, corporate governance and securities transactions.  In early 2007, Jade returned to New Orleans to join a regional law firm, Adams and Reese LLP.  In 2010, Jade joined Caesars Entertainment to become Counsel of Regional Operations, where she addresses gaming, corporate, and regulatory legal issues for five of the company’s properties.

Since her return to New Orleans, Jade has become civically involved in several organizations. She currently serves as the Immediate Past Chairman of the Downtown Development District.  She also serves as the Chair of the Nominating Committee for the local Urban League, is a founding member and the outgoing President of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans Young Professionals, and is the General Counsel and Secretary for the Young Leadership Council.

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