Judith a. Soto
Judy Soto is currently Senior Counsel, supporting Operations Legal for global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie Inc. Soto serves on the Board of Directors of the University of Illinois Latina/Latino Alumni Association (LLAA) and is the Scholarship Chair for LLAA for the 2023-2024 year. Prior to law school, Soto served in the U.S. Army as a Blackhawk helicopter crew chief and is a combat veteran. Soto is the daughter of Mexican immigrants and is passionate about mentorship of first-generation minority students and military veterans, especially within the legal profession. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law.