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Ellen B. Epstein

Phone: 312-541-8600
Fax: 312-541-8603

Ellen B. Epstein is a partner in the firm's litigation practice group. Her practice focuses on the representation of entities in a variety of construction litigation matters, including contract disputes, Illinois Job Order Contracting (JOC), construction defects, mechanic's liens, and labor disputes. Ms. Epstein also has extensive experience in representing individuals and entities in complex contractual business disputes. She has litigated many and diverse matters in both federal and state trial courts as well as at the state appellate level. Ms. Epstein is committed to providing legal services particularized to a client's needs to ensure both continuity and long-term efficiencies.

Ms. Epstein serves as an Arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division, Mechanic's Lien Division, and has served as an instructor at Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law, Faculty, Trial Practice I.

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Business and Corporate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Law

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Illinois Supreme Court (1984)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Tax Court

Education

  • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
    J.D. with High Honors, 1984
    Legal Writing Teaching Assistant, 1983-84
    Merit and the Lawrence Doppelt Scholarships, 1982-84
  • University of Illinois, Urbana
    B.A., 1980
    Senior 100 Honorary
    Atius-Sachem Leadership Honorary
    Illinois State Scholar

Professional Appointments and Memberships

  • Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division, Mechanic's Lien Division
    Arbitrator
  • Chicago Bar Association
    Sub-Committee on Reformation of Bond Act

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