Eileen Boyle Perich concentrates on commercial litigation.
She graduated from Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, in 2012, where she was Executive Articles Editor of the Global Studies Law Review and Captain of the Jessup International Moot Court team.
During law school, Eileen served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Audrey G. Fleissig of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, a law clerk in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, and a legal intern in the Refugee and Migrant Rights Project in Durban, South Africa.
Before joining Novack and Macey, Eileen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Maureen E. Connors, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, and as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald F. Bartkowicz, Circuit Court of Cook County. She was also an associate at The White House with Presidential Personnel and White House Counsel.
Eileen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she won the Latin American History Thesis Award and played for the Georgetown Tennis team. Eileen is from Burr Ridge, Illinois, and a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago.
Eileen lives in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. She enjoys tutoring with Heartland Alliance’s Refugee and Immigrant Community Services, playing tennis, swimming with the Smelts masters team, and running. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Alliance for Women.
- Georgetown University, (B.A. 2007), Magna Cum Laude
- Washington University School of Law (J.D. 2012)
Speeches & Publications
- “Northern District of Illinois Holds Party Waived Right to Compel Arbitration,” a Case Note on Smith v. Adams & Associates, No. 1-14-C-5522, 2015 WL 5921098 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 9, 2015), Practice Points, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution Website, Oct. 28, 2015. View PDF.
- “Third Circuit Holds that Ambiguity Precludes Arbitration,” a Case Note on Maddy v. General Elec. Co., No. 15-1477, 2015 WL 7776471 (3d Cir. Dec. 3, 2015), Practice Points, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution Website, Dec. 16, 2015. View PDF.