National Express LLC, the North American division of National Express Group, welcomes Dorothy Capers as General Counsel. Capers will be responsible for overseeing the legal and business affairs of the company and serving as the principal legal advisor to the President, CFO and the executive team.
Capers is an accomplished litigation attorney with extensive in-house, government and private law firm experience. She joins our team with six years of experience at US Foods serving as their Associate General Counsel, where she led the litigation and bankruptcy team for more than 70 locations in 39 states. Prior to US Foods, Capers held positions with the City of Chicago Department of Law, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and Metra Railroad.
“We are very excited to have Dorothy join our executive team,” said David A. Duke, President and CEO of National Express LLC. “Dorothy joins us with an extensive legal background making her well equipped to provide leadership and counsel regarding our business operations. Her unique experience, combined with her strong skillset and outstanding knowledge of the law, will be a huge asset for our organization.”
During Capers’ professional career, she has served as President of the Black Women Lawyer’s Association of Greater Chicago and is currently on the Board of Directors at the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation. Capers holds a JD from Howard University School of Law and a BA in Speech Communication and History from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.