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LaDawn Naegle

Chief of Staff and Special Counsel to the President and CEO

Before joining United Way, Naegle was a leader and partner in a global law firm, where she built a robust corporate and business practice. As a business lawyer, she worked with companies, executives, and boards of directors in a wide array of corporate and compliance matters. In addition, Naegle spent over a decade serving in leadership roles at the law firm, including as managing partner of the Washington office, a member of the firmwide executive committee, and chair of the firm’s risk management committee. 

Originally from southern Nevada, Naegle earned her bachelor’s degree in California from the University of San Diego, then relocated to the Washington D.C. area where she earned a juris doctor at the George Washington University National Law Center. She is a long-time resident of Arlington, Virginia.