Elizabeth D. Charnowski

Associate

Overview

Elizabeth Charnowski solves clients’ construction and real estate litigation challenges.

Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Elizabeth was an associate at SmithAmundsen LLC, where she developed and executed litigation strategy for complex construction, products liability, and retail litigation matters in state and federal courts. While at SmithAmundsen, Elizabeth conducted and defended depositions, drafted and argued a variety of dispositive motions, and represented clients in all phases of litigation.

During law school, Elizabeth served as an extern in the Notre Dame Athletic Department and as the Executive Articles Editor of the Journal of College and University Law. She also gained additional legal experience working for the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic where she provided legal services to low-income clients in consumer law matters as well as assisted clients in applying for 501(c)(3) status.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Education

Notre Dame Law School
J.D. cum laude, The Journal of College and University Law (executive articles editor) (2014)

University of Notre Dame
B.A. Political Science and Sociology, Alpha Kappa Delta (International Sociology Honor Society) (2011)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association — Commercial Litigation Section; Education Law Section
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago

Civic Activities

  • Notre Dame Club of Chicago
  • Saint Ann School — Board member
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