Gov. JB Pritzker has appointed Jennifer Watson, of Brighton, to serve as a member on the Illinois Finance Authority, pending Senate confirmation.
Watson currently serves as an attorney for the Watson Law Office in Brighton, where she specializes in real estate, estate planning and criminal defense law.
She previously served Macoupin County as the state’s attorney and prior to that as an assistant state’s attorney. Watson is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Macoupin County Bar Association. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Northern Illinois University College of Law and bachelor’s from Millikin University.