Tess M. Godhardt

Associate

Overview

Tess Godhardt leads clients through product liability litigations and offers best practices advice to prevent future challenges.

Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Tess served as a law clerk at Levin & Perconti, where she drafted complaints, health professional reports and discovery requests for cases involving pressure ulcers, medical malpractice, slips and falls, and other tort-based actions. Tess also gained further experience with tort-based lawsuits through her time as a law clerk with Chilton Yambert Porter, where she drafted multiple motions and discovery requests that were filed within the surrounding circuit courts.

Personal Interests

As a former member of the North Central College’s Woman’s Basketball team, Tess spends a lot of her free time on the basketball court. She also enjoys running with her two dogs, reading and watching football.

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Education

The John Marshall Law School
J.D. magna cum laude, The John Marshall Law Review (editor-in-chief) (2018)

North Central College
B.A. in Political Science (2015)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Reconciling the History of the Hangman’s Noose and Its Severity Within Hostile Work Environment Claims
    Author, 51 J. Marshall L. Rev., May, 2018
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