Elizabeth C. Wolicki

Associate

Overview

Elizabeth C. Wolicki concentrates her practice in commercial litigation. She is a member of the Real Estate Litigation Practice Group.

In 2015 and 2016, Elizabeth was selected as an Illinois “Emerging Lawyer” by Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Emerging Lawyers are those who are age 40 or under or have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Less than two percent of all lawyers in the State receive this distinction. In 2016, Super Lawyers selected Elizabeth as an Illinois Rising Star, an honor given to fewer than 2.5 percent of all Illinois lawyers.

She was previously a litigation associate at Mayer Brown LLP. While in law school, Elizabeth spent a summer as a judicial extern to the Honorable Matthew Kennelly of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Before attending law school, she served as a literacy tutor with AmeriCorps in the Chicago Public Schools for one year.

Elizabeth resides in Chicago with her husband and two sons.

EDUCATION

  • Princeton University, A.B., History, 2004
  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2008

Speeches & Publications

  • “Sixth Circuit Determines Defendant Did Not Waive Its Right to Arbitrate: Shy v. Navistar International Corp., 781 F. 3d 820 (6th Cir. 2015),” Case Note, American Bar Association Section of Litigation Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Website, May 21, 2015. View PDF.
  • “Arbitration Clause Does Not Apply To Unsuccessful Job Applicant: Gove v. Career Systems Development Corporation, 689 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2012),” Case Note, American Bar Association Section of Litigation Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Website, December 9, 2013. View PDF.
  • “Court Upholds Arbitrator’s Decision to Authorize Class Arbitration: Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, 133 S. Ct. 2064 (2013),” Case Note, American Bar Association Section of Litigation Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Website, July 23, 2013. View PDF.