Tue, May 2, 2017
Conference Speaker Title(s)
Chief Legal Officer, and former Director, Sasser Family Holdings, Inc.
Robin Letchinger is the Chief Legal Officer for Sasser Family Holdings, Inc. (SFH), a fourth-generation, family-owned transportation asset lessor and management company headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois. SFH's subsidiaries include Chicago Freight Car Leasing, Inc., Union Leasing, Inc., CF Rail Services, LLC, Xcēd Aviation Services, LLC, NxGen Rail, LLC, and CF Asia Pacific Pty Ltd.
Robin was an independent director on SFH's board for six years and the chair of its Compensation Committee before joining the Company in 2015. In her role as CLO, Robin is responsible for directing every legal aspect of the Company. She also works closely with each of SFH’s subsidiaries to provide legal support and strategy. As a member of the senior leadership team, Robin serves as a key strategic advisor, including serving on the Company’s Investment Committee. In conjunction with the Executive Chairman and the CEO, Robin also is responsible for the preparation of materials for and facilitation of Board of Director and Board Committee meetings.
Prior to joining SFH Robin was a capital partner at the law firm, Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP, where she co-chaired the firm's Litigation Group. While at FSLC, Robin focused her practice on commercial disputes, representing clients in a variety of business-related matters. She also acted as outside general counsel to closely-held companies and family-owned businesses.
Robin has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer in commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company—a distinction reserved for lawyers who are most often recommended by their peers in statewide surveys.
Robin also sits on the board of directors of Chicago Foundation for Women, a philanthropic organization dedicated to increasing resources and opportunities for women and girls in the greater Chicago area.
Robin earned a B.S. in Finance, with highest honors, from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law.