Edna L. McLain, a well-known general liability defense attorney, has joined the Tressler LLP Chicago office as a Partner. Ms. McLain focuses her litigation practice on the defense of corporate clients in toxic tort and general liability cases, as well as the defense of nursing homes, nurses and other medical personnel in medical negligence cases.
“Edna is a talented attorney and we are thrilled to have her on our team,” said Todd S. Schenk, Partner and member of Tressler’s Executive Committee. “She is an experienced litigator and is dedicated to her clients. Edna is a great addition to our rapidly-growing Firm and we look forward to her continued success.”
“I look forward to growing my practice here at Tressler,” said Edna McLain. “My current clients will benefit from Tressler’s national presence, team-based approach and standard of excellence. It is a perfect fit.”
Ms. McLain has extensive experience coordinating the discovery responses and corporate representative depositions of multiple asbestos clients. She has negotiated settlements, prepared and argued motions and managed the trial preparation of hundreds of cases. She successfully argued an appeal before the Illinois Second District Appellate Court and has tried multiple medical negligence cases to defense verdicts in Illinois.
Ms. McLain earned her B.A. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law.