Following far more than two a long time in government — the bulk working on education and learning at the metropolis, point out and federal levels — Deputy Gov. Jesse Ruiz claimed Monday he is leaving the general public sector to aim on practising regulation to “pursue new troubles in the profession I enjoy.”
Ruiz was mum on the facts of wherever he’s likely, but reported in a text to the Chicago Solar-Situations that he “wasn’t searching to go away, but a good chance to return to non-public apply introduced alone.
“My foreseeable future employer will probably announce my signing up for them someday next month,” Ruiz mentioned.
He included that prior to becoming a member of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration, he was a total-time, practicing company and securities attorney for 22 several years functioning for Faegre, Drinker, Biddle and Reath.
“I am fortunate to be ready to comprehensive 22 decades of ongoing public company at the town, state and federal degree by serving as Governor Pritzker’s deputy governor for education,” Ruiz reported in a textual content. “Thus, I have been ready to love parallel professions in community services, mainly in community training, and regulation. I now want to return to concentrating on my lawful occupation.”
Ruiz did not reply to observe-up concerns looking for far more specifics about his return to the legal discipline.
Ahead of his time in the governor’s business office, Ruiz served for practically seven several years as chairman of the state’s Board of Schooling, followed