530 Wesley Avenue, Oak Park, Illinois 60304

(773) 972-3204         



Special Counsel, Chicago                                                                            Feb. 2009-December. 2012

Contract Attorney

Focusing on pharmacutical patent enforcement and contruction litigation, provided litigation support reviewing documents for privilege and responsiveness using the Relativity, Concordance, Stratify, Kroll and Documatrix software packages. Other tasks included second level review and the creation of privilege logs.


Huron Consulting Group, Chicago                                                                               May 2012-Aug. 2012

Contract Attorney

Provided litigation support related to mortgage backed securities. Reviewed and analyzed e-discovery documents.


Beyond Properties, Oak Park, Illinois                                                                      Mar. 2012-present

Broker Associate, Real Estate Attorney

Assist clients in the buying and selling of real estate. Act as attorney for other brokers on pending real estate contracts and closings.


Living Room Realty, Chicago                                                                                                                        Jan. 2011-Mar. 2012

Broker Associate, Real Estate Attorney


Bridge NFP, Chicago                                                                                           June 2007-Jan. 2009

General Counsel and Director of Business Operations

Established and negotiated commercialcontracts for a not-for-profit arts organization, including drafting and implementing forms for the company. Performed risk analysis and litigation avoidance. Restructured record-keeping and accounting systems. Problem-solved on site during large-scale national and international events, and ensured compliance with local laws and code. Managed budgets and human resources, and supervised ten staff members as the chief point of contact for administrative and legal issues.


Chicago Kent College of Law, Daley Center Pro-Se Clinic                         Apr. 2006-June 2007


Supervised a legal clinic that provided extensive pre-trial assistance to pro-se defendants and specialized in clients being sued or evicted in municipal court. Managed eleven attorneys and students; worked personally with approximately 200 clients each month. Handled motion practice and pre-trial preparation, and made regular court appearances, including trials.


Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago                                 Dec. 2005-Apr. 2006

Volunteer Attorney

Aided clients in resolving problems with receipt of their public benefits and aid.


Special Counsel, Chicago                                                                                 Jan. 2005-Nov. 2005

Contract Attorney

Reviewed and analyzed e-discovery documents focused on pharmacy benefits management regulation.



University of Wisconsin, Madison (full scholarship): JD – December 2003

University of Wisconsin, Madison: MA, May 2003  MFA, December 2003

Columbia College, Chicago: BA, Summa Cum Laude, May 1998


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