Hillary L. Pettegrew , J.D.

Senior Risk Management Counsel, United Educators , Bethesda , Maryland

Hillary Pettegrew is a Senior Risk Management Counsel at United Educators Insurance (UE); in that role she researches and creates content for UE's member institutions focusing on a wide variety of education-specific risk management topics, including sexual assault and sexual harassment involving both employees and students. Before joining the risk management department, she served for 8 years as a UE claims attorney and handled thousands of claims brought against UE members. Prior to UE, Pettegrew worked as a writer/editor advising employers on compliance with HR and benefits laws and practiced employment litigation at a Washington, DC firm. She received her A.B. magna cum laude in Political Science and History from Colgate University and her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law. She belongs to the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).