Ms. Rosen concentrates her practice in civil rights litigation, with significant trial experience in both State and Federal Courts. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Rosen was an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, Department of Law, where she specialized in defending civil rights cases brought against the City of Chicago and members of the Chicago Police Department. Ms. Rosen was a supervisor in the Department of Law and was responsible for supervising all reverse conviction–extended detention lawsuits.

Ms Rosen was also the Chair of the Reverse Conviction Committee and lead counsel on high exposure/high profile federal civil rights and tort litigation, including E.H. v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 04 L 11378 and Mother, et al., v. Cassidy, et al., Case Nos. 99 C 3259 and 01 L 7637, companion cases where she represented various police officers who were sued by two boys who were arrested when they were seven and eight years old and charged with the murder of 11 year old Ryan Harris.

Position

  • Partner

Areas Of Practice

  • Business / Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Civil RICO
  • Tort Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1997

Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois J.D., Graduated Cum Laude
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois B.S.

Lectures / Seminars

  • 2018 Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention – Trends in First Amendment Policing

Representative Cases

  • Davidson v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 06 L 1557
  • Warfield v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 05 C 3712
  • Evans v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 04 C 3570, 2006 WL 463041 (N.D. Ill. 2006)
  • E.H. v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 04 L 11378
  • Mother, et al., v. Cassidy, et al., Case Nos. 99 C 3259 and 01 L 7637
  • Newsome v. James, et al., Case No. 96 C 7680
  • Blanton v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 96 L 10997
  • Cook v. Record, et al., Case No. 95 C 1840
  • Regalado v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 96 C 3634
  • Igess, et al., v. Vick, et al., Case No. 97 C 4239
  • Collins v. Metcalfe, et al., Case No. 95 C 4231
  • Jenkins v. Keating, et al., Case No. 91 C 1742
  • Smith v. Pajowski, et al., Case No. 95 C 4330
  • Aguilar, et al., v. Dixon, et al., Case No. 93 C 1936
  • Adams v. Gliwa, et al., Case No. 94 C 3557
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