Elected: April 2017
Term expires: April 2021
Bennett Lasko grew up in Highland Park and attended Ravinia, Edgewood, and Highland Park High School. His three children attended Lincoln and Edgewood Schools for sixteen years, from 1998 to 2015. Prior to being elected to the Board of Education, Bennett served on the Superintendent’s Citizens Finance and Facilities Advisory Committee (SCFFAC) and other advisory committees and working groups for the District.
Professionally, Bennett is a business litigation attorney. He has practiced law as an Assistant Corporate Counsel for the City of Chicago Law Department, with the law firms of Mayer Brown LLP and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, and most recently as the founder of Lasko Legal Services, Ltd. He is an honors graduate of both Grinnell College and Harvard Law School.