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Abby focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation. Clients rely on her to guide them through disputes and provide smart, practical solutions that consider both the legal and the business perspectives.

Well-versed in all phases of litigation, Abby drafts pleadings, directs discovery, prepares for and conducts depositions, and researches and drafts dispositive motions. She is experienced at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts.

While her practice covers myriad industries, Abby has particular experience counseling clients in the construction field. Abby has represented developers, contractors, and design professionals on a variety of large and small construction matters, including highly complex delay impact claims, errors and omissions and design professional negligence claims, faulty workmanship claims, breach of contract claims, and bond and mechanics’ lien claims. She also drafts and negotiates construction contracts on behalf of owners, contractors, and design professionals, and she counsels clients on project delivery methods and compliance matters.

Before joining the firm, Abby worked as an associate at a law firm in Cleveland, Ohio. She has also worked as a corporate law clerk at the Progressive Insurance Company.

In law school, Abby served as a Senior Editor of the Case Western Reserve Journal of Law, Technology & the Internet, publishing the works of academics, practitioners, and experts on a variety of topics including intellectual property, data and privacy, and technology law. While at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Abby was a semi-finalist in the Dean Dunmore Moot Court Competition and subsequently served on the law school’s moot court board. Abby’s honors also include membership in the Order of the Barristers.

Abby is licensed only in the state of Ohio. Her admission to the Illinois State Bar is currently pending.

Much More Than My Work

Outside of the office, you can find me browsing the stacks at a local bookstore, playing beach volleyball along Chicago’s lakefront, or trying out new restaurants with my close friends.