Hilary focuses her practice in the areas of commercial and general civil litigation, surety and fidelity bond claims, and insurance coverage. She appears in court regularly on behalf of clients ranging from closely held businesses to national insurance companies. Hilary frequently litigates at the national level and assists clients on issues ranging from pre-litigation counseling to preparing cases for trial.
Prior to joining the firm, Hilary completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Kathleen M. Pantle in the Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Hilary is a contributor to Tressler’s monthly newsletter Commercial General Liability Dispatch. Her articles have included:
- “Illinois Appellate Court Holds Even Vague Allegations of Wet Walls Allegedly Caused by Window Sealant Creates a Duty to Defend,” October 2011.
- “Illinois Appellate Court Looks Beyond the Four Corners of a Complaint to Determine a Carrier’s Duty to Defend,” October 2010.
In addition, Hilary has spoken on the topic of, “Ethics and Privilege Issues Under ERISA,” for the Chicago Bar Association Employee Benefits Committee Seminar, March 13, 2012, Chicago.