An experienced career advisor who has dedicated years of her life to empowering high-performing professionals to identify and attain positions consistent with their goals, Rhonda M. Ware serves as a Director in our Texas Partner Practice Group. In her role, she assists law firm partners with defining skills that give them a competitive edge and finding lateral opportunities that align with their long-term professional objectives. She also assists law firms with identifying partners in alignment with strategic growth initiatives.
Further, in Rhonda’s role as a Director in Transform Advisory Services, Rhonda leverages her coaching background to provide strategies for success to attorneys at different stages of their legal careers.
In addition to her dedication to serving as a trusted advisor to attorneys and law firms, Rhonda is also committed to advancing diversity and inclusion efforts. She knows that to succeed law firms and corporations must mirror the communities they serve, sell to and live in.
In Rhonda’s free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, following national politics and learning new tips and tricks to update her home from HGTV.
Rhonda joined Major, Lindsey & Africa after founding UR Aware, LLC, a national life and career coaching firm. She has coached more than 200 emerging and established leaders across industries by providing them with proven techniques, strategies, and tools to achieve higher levels of professional and personal success.
Prior to founding UR Aware, Rhonda practiced law for seven years including serving as a civil litigation attorney with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek (now Husch Blackwell) and as a prosecutor in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston, Massachusetts.
Since receiving her B.A. from DePaul University and her J.D. cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, Rhonda has distinguished herself as an award-winning attorney, non-profit leader and public servant.
She has been recognized with the Edward J. Brooke Award of Excellence and the 2017 PowHer Network MotivatHer award and as a 2009 Milwaukee Business Journal 40 under 40, a 2010 DePaul University 14 under 40, and a 2015 Woman of Influence by the Milwaukee Business Journal.
Suffolk University Law School: J.D., cum laude
DePaul University: B.A., Political Science
"Rhonda marshals her lawyering skills, leadership skills, compassion, and keen intuition, to empower you to acknowledge where you are, let go of what doesn’t serve you, and help you define and reach your professional personal goals from a position of power and positivity.” ~Karen Tidwall, Partner, Financial Services & Capital Markets Strategic Business Unit, Husch Blackwell LLP
“If you desire personal or professional coaching – Rhonda Ware is for you! Rhonda is authentic and innovative in her delivery. She connects with you and your vision and helps you drive for positive outcomes.” ~ Devona Wright Cottrell, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at GMR Marketing