Christy Picker Rothchild has been named in-house counsel at ESD (Environmental Systems Design, Inc.), a leader in the consulting-engineering design of high performance building systems. Rothchild comes to ESD from with Jenner & Block, where she was a partner. She also was an assistant professor with Northwestern University School of Law, and a senior attorney with Michaels & May P.C. Rothchild has a B.A. in psychology from the University of Michigan, a master's in social work from Washington University and J.D. from Harvard Law School.