Veronica Coyne concentrates her practice in toxic tort and asbestos litigation. She brings extensive experience to all stages of the litigation process including managing discovery and motion practice, drafting complaints and negotiating settlements.

Prior to joining the firm, she served as an insurance subrogation associate at a midsize Chicago law firm, where she was involved in high-stakes litigation and settlements. She also served as a summer associate and intern for a number of general practice firms.

Veronica earned her J.D. from the Tulane University Law School where she worked as a student attorney at the Domestic Violence Law Clinic and was involved in the Women’s Prison Project. She served as senior managing editor of The Sports Lawyers Journal where her article “The Rooney Rule: Is the NFL Doing Enough to Increase Minority Head Coaches?” was selected for publication. Veronica also mentored at the Student Bar Association.

She obtained a B.A. in political science with a minor in history from Miami University of Ohio.

When not practicing law, Veronica enjoys true crime podcasts and cheering on the Chicago Cubs and the New Orleans Saints.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Chicago Bar Association, 2020 ­– present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2020 ­– present
  • Senior Managing Editor, The Sports Lawyers Journal, 2019 – 2020

Publications

  • “The Rooney Rule: Is the NFL Doing Enough to Increase Minority Head Coaches?” The Sports Lawyers Journal, 2019