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Shannon C. DeRubertis

Chief Financial Officer

Shannon is the Chief Financial Officer at Levenfeld Pearlstein. She is responsible for overseeing the day to day management of the general ledger and provides leadership in developing and implementing financial goals. A significant portion of her job also includes understanding and developing financial systems to streamline data production and dispersion to clients and various stakeholders.

Shannon has over 19 years of accounting and finance experience in the legal industry.  She is a strategic thinker and takes a hands-on approach to meeting financial and organizational objectives. She has in-depth experience with financial planning and analysis, budgeting, collections, payroll, benefit plans, accounts payable and receivables, audit, and tax matters.

Prior to joining LP, Shannon previously managed the conversion of a law firm’s 10-year-old billing system to a state-of-the-art, workflow-based financial management system, which added new processes and key efficiencies for the entire firm. She also has successfully led teams focused on improving client billing relationships and expense control.

Shannon attended Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, where she earned her B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance. She is a is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois and a member of the Association of Legal Administrators and Illinois CPA Society.

Shannon DeRubertis Headshot

Contact

Email Address

sderubertis@lplegal.com

Phone Number

+1 312 476 7591

Additional Information

Education & Admissions

Education
  • Saint Mary’s College, B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant

Memberships

  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • Illinois CPA Society

Q&A

  • If you weren’t an accountant, what would you be?
    I would be a teacher. Family, friends and colleagues always say that I have a great ability to simplify things and make topics easier to understand.

  • What’s your favorite quote?
    “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” – Dalai Lama

  • What was the first concert you went to?
    Kool & The Gang at Poplar Creek in 1983. Their song “Celebration” was popular at the time and everyone could sing every single word.