Reetu Pepoff



Reetu Pepoff is an Assistant General Counsel and Senior Vice President within the Legal Department at Northern Trust Chicago. Her role includes all aspects of advising Northern’s fiduciary practice, with particular focus on avoiding conflicts of interest, supervising litigation involving Northern in its fiduciary capacity, and administering foreign and directed trusts.  Reetu also dedicates a significant portion of her time to supporting Northern’s international fiduciary practice, working with partners to administer offshore trusts and deliver fiduciary services through Northern’s affiliate in the Cayman Islands, Northern Trust Cayman International, Ltd.

Prior to joining Northern in 2012, she worked as an associate at Schiff Hardin LLP in the Trusts and Estates Group and as a Trust Administrator at PNC Bank.

Reetu earned a B.S. in Criminology from Florida State University and a J.D. from Howard University School of Law. 

Reetu is a member of the American Bar Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She is also the Chair of STEP Chicago.

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  • JD, Howard University
  • BS, Florida State University

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