Elizabeth A. Wurm

Associate

Overview

Elizabeth Wurm skillfully represents clients throughout all stages of complex product liability litigation.

Past Experience

As a summer associate with FaegreBD, Elizabeth analyzed legal issues and drafted memoranda in product liability, business and construction litigation. She did additional work with products liability, including drafting jury instructions for a products liability trial and preparing summary analyses of products liability depositions. Since rejoining the firm, she has drafted multiple motions for summary judgment and dozens of motions in limine in products liability and construction cases.

Prior to her time with FaegreBD, Elizabeth served as a legal intern with the children and families practice group at Legal Aid Chicago. While at Legal Aid Chicago, she drafted numerous court pleadings and provided in-court representation to clients in domestic violence and domestic relations proceedings.

Personal Interests

In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys camping, traveling, Big 10 college sports, crossword puzzles and any type of board game. She also loves spending quality time with her growing family, particularly her five nieces and nephews.

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Languages

Spanish

Education

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
J.D. cum laude, Northwestern University Law Review (notes editor) (2019)

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
B.A. in Global Studies, Political Science, and Spanish Studies, summa cum laude, with high distinction (2015)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Legal Aid Chicago – Ambassadors Board Member

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois

Civic Activities

  • Katten Legal Clinic at Jose de Diego Community Academy – Assisted with client interviews, referrals, post-clinic summary reports and served as a translator for Spanish-speaking clients, 2016 – 18 

Honors

  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law – Dean’s List, 2017 – 19
  • University of Minnesota – Phi Beta Kappa, 2015
  • University of Minnesota – National Merit Scholar, 2015
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