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Adtalem Global Education Welcomes Chaka Patterson as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel


Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE), a leading global education
provider, today announced that Chaka Patterson has joined the
organization as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in the Legal
department reporting to General Counsel Stephen Beard.

"A recognized leader in the Chicago law community, Chaka brings more
than 25 years of strategic legal experience to Adtalem," said Stephen
Beard, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Adtalem Global
Education. "I'm pleased to have him join the legal team and look forward
to the organization benefitting from his extensive leadership experience
and depth of legal work in a variety of settings."

In this role, Patterson will oversee litigation, employment disputes and
legal operations. Patterson comes to Adtalem with extensive legal
experience, including trying cases, arguing appeals, directing internal
investigations, leading complex financial transactions, managing teams
and large projects, and advising elected officials, public company
directors and C-suite executives in Fortune 500 companies. Prior to
Adtalem, Patterson held various leadership positions in the public and
private sector, including Chief of the Civil Actions Bureau in the Cook
County State's Attorney's Office, Partner at Jones Day, and Vice
President and Treasurer of Exelon Corporation.

Patterson holds a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, an M.B.A.
from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Bachelor of
Arts degree in political science from Amherst College. He is a member of
the Board of Directors at the University of Chicago Laboratory School
and the Posse Foundation, and is a past member of the Board of Directors
at Lurie Children's Hospital and the Chicago Public Library. Patterson
has been honored by the Harvard Law Society of Illinois as a Role Model
of the Year, by the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce for leadership in
diversity in business, by the National Association of Regulatory Utility
Commissioners receiving the Diversity in Action award and was named by
the Illinois Law Bulletin as one of the top 40 lawyers under 40 in

About Adtalem Global Education

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to
achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to
our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member
S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the
parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American
University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Association of Certified
Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education,
Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its
Keller Graduate School of Management, EduPristine, Ross University
School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.
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