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Overview

Audrey focuses her legal practice on resolving mass toxic tort and product liability litigation for clients.

As a member of the firm’s Toxic Tort team, Audrey concentrates her practice on the defense of oil refineries and premises defendants involved in asbestos exposure claims nationwide. She also focuses on products liability and complex commercial litigation matters. Audrey works closely with clients throughout all stages of litigation, including drafting motions and pleadings, completing discovery, taking and defending depositions, arguing motions and negotiating settlements. She is also experienced in analyzing and summarizing medical records and conducting research to retain experts.

Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Audrey served as an associate at a Chicago-based firm where she practiced insurance defense and represented a Fortune 500 company. She also worked as corporate counsel for a major construction company where she drafted and negotiated joint venture agreements and ensured compliance with Davis-Bacon and other federal regulatory acts. Before beginning her legal practice, Audrey held a legal externship with the University of Notre Dame Office of General Counsel, and a legal internship with the U.S. House of Representatives. She currently serves as a member of the Judicial Evaluation Committee for the Chicago Bar Association.


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Education

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School
    • Notre Dame Journal of International and Comparative Law, Articles Editor
    • Student Bar Association, Committee Chair
    • Chicago Inn of Court, Student Representative
  • B.A., Clemson University
    • Political Science, Psychology minor
    • Dean’s List
    • Kappa Delta Sorority, Social Chair

Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association

Languages

  • Spanish, conversational


*Contact Audrey to set up an in-person consultation by appointment in the Chicago office.
Experience
  • Defended global corporations and national companies in toxic tort litigation in Illinois.
  • Conducted and defended over 50 depositions of experts, plaintiffs, coworkers, and family members in toxic tort cases involving alleged exposure from product manufacturers, equipment suppliers, contractors and premises owners.
  • Resolved numerous claims on behalf of a Fortune 500 company through settlement, arbitration, and dispositive motions.
Community Leadership
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, 2019-2020
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, 2014-2018

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