Springfield, IL – Illinois Governor JB Pritzker recently announced the appointment of Carolyn Doherty to serve as a Commissioner on the Workers’ Compensation Commission.*
Carolyn Doherty has served as an Arbitrator on the Workers’ Compensation Commission for ten years, presiding over workers’ compensation claims, issuing written decisions following trials, and approving settlement contracts.
Prior to her appointment as an Arbitrator, Doherty served as a Staff Attorney to the Commission where she analyzed issues raised by cases and advised on appropriate recommendations.
Before her career in the public sector, Doherty practiced at several private firms where she amassed experience in insurance claims.
Doherty received her Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School and her Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University.
*Appointment pending confirmation by the Illinois Senate.
Source: IL Governor’s Office