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Kristen is an associate in the firm’s Chicago office and a member of the firm’s Global Commercial Disputes group. As a member of that group, Kristen focuses her practice on commercial litigation and represents clients in a variety of areas including complex data privacy litigation in federal court, particularly under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Kristen also has experience in cases involving the Lanham Act, and has developed experience across a wide variety of contract and business disputes, toxic torts, and products liability related matters in both state and federal courts. Kristen is also a member of the Retail, Franchise & Distribution Team where she represents franchisors and others in distribution networks in connection with various matters, including regulatory and business compliance and dealer termination.


  • University of Illinois, 2016, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Rickert Award Winner
  • University of Michigan, 2012, B.A.

  • Illinois

  • Spanisch