CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today he has appointed Christine Ory to be an arbitrator for the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. She is an experienced workers’ compensation attorney, working in the field since 1975. She began her career in the insurance industry before becoming an attorney.
Currently, Ory runs her own practice, which focuses solely on workers’ compensation claims. Prior to opening her own firm in 2005, she was a partner and president of Gabric, Millon & Ory, P.C. She began working in private practice in 1986. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ory worked as an insurance claims adjuster and workers’ compensation claims supervisor for Hartford Insurance Company.
Ory is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, and is the previous chair of the Illinois State Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Committee. In addition, she has experience as an arbitrator in DuPage Circuit Court.
Ory earned her bachelor’s degree in business from North Central College and her law degree from John Marshall Law School. She is a native of Naperville, who now lives in Lisle.