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.
Areas of Practice
- Civil Rights Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Insurance Coverage Disputes
- Insurance Law
- Municipal Defense
- Tort Litigation
- Supreme Court of Illinois
- Northern District of Illinois
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL, J.D.
- University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA., B.S. Political Science
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association