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Theresa Berousek Carney concentrates her practice in civil rights litigation representing various municipalities within Cook County and the State of Illinois in complex federal litigation at the trial level with an emphasis on civil rights, police misconduct and reverse conviction defense.  She also has experience in commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, tort litigation and construction law. Prior to joining private practice, Ms. Carney worked for the Chicago Transit Authority and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Susan E. Cox of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

 

 

Ms. Carney graduated from the University of Iowa in 2006.  She received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2012.  In 2013 she was admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Position
Associate

Areas of Practice

Civil Rights Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Coverage Disputes
Insurance Law
Municipal Defense
Tort Litigation

Admitted
Supreme Court of Illinois
Northern District of Illinois

Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL, J.D.
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA., B.S. Political Science

Affiliations
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Federal Bar Association