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Maryanne’s clients find that she anticipates their needs and is an effective collaborator in reducing and controlling risk.  Maryanne has extensive experience across all types of complex litigation and drives resolutions for her clients by quickly assessing situations and leveraging early advantages. She has first-chair trial experience and has litigated extensively in numerous state and federal courts, including multi-district litigation.


  • Columbia Law School, 1999, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar Managing Editor, Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems; Co-chair, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
  • Columbia University, 1996, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit

  • Farther Foundation, Board of Directors 
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms - Board of Directors; Executive Committee Member, Talent Subcommittee Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Trial Bar of the Northern District of Illinois - Member

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Recipient of Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights 2004 Pro Bono Associate Award

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