Elizabeth Grande focuses her practice in toxic tort litigation and has extensive experience in drafting pleadings, motions, conducting legal research, taking depositions and preparing for trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth worked as a clerk for a national insurance defense firm and for the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois. She also served as a clerk for multiple plaintiffs’ firms and the Office of the Cook County’s State Attorney.

She earned her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was a captain of the nationally ranked Chicago-Kent Trial Advocacy Team and president of the Kent Justice Foundation. As a member of the trial advocacy team, she finished as a semifinalist in both the National Criminal Justice Trial Competition and the National Medical-Legal Trial Competition.

During her first year at Chicago-Kent, she was awarded a fellowship from the Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois for her academic success and commitment to the Chicago-Kent community. She was on the dean’s list for five semesters and received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award after receiving the highest grade in the school’s Remedies course.

Elizabeth graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in Political Science and International Studies.

Outside of her work in the legal arena, she enjoys coaching trial advocacy and traveling.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Young Lawyers Society of the Chicago Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois

Publications

  • “Rights, Remedies, and Procedures Under Illinois Law,” contributing author, IICLE, 2022
  • Contributing Editor, LexisNexis Illinois Personal Injury Handbook, 2021