With over 25 years of law firm experience, Tracy has opened her own small firm to best meet the needs of her clients.
Tracy's litigation practice includes a specialty in medical malpractice defense of physicians and hospitals, handling all aspects of disability claims from initial claim filing to litigation as necessary, and insurance claims, especially the investigation and litigation of all types of fraud including UM/UIM cases. Tracy has actively assisted municipal and governmental agencies in litigation including breach of contract and defense tort claims pursuant to the tort immunity act. Tracy 's diverse background also includes trials to verdict involving accounting error and breach of commercial buy sell agreements. Tracy has tried over 30 cases to jury verdict in Federal and State Courts in Illinois, Florida, Louisiana and other jurisdictions. She has a history of obtaining not guilty verdicts for Defendant doctors and insurance defense clients and has been awarded jury verdicts in excess of $1,000,000 representing corporations, small businesses and individuals. She has filed appearances in various states to represent individual and corporate clients' needs.
Outside her work in the courtroom, Tracy represents litigants during arbitration/mediation, and also acts as a neutral. She was a regular columnist for the IDC Quarterly, for over 10 years, and has written and published multiple articles in trade magazines. Tracy is an invited speaker for local seminars specifically related to trial practice and the medical field. She is also a member of the faculty of the National Insurance Crime Bureau for whom she lectures across the country relative to her multi-faceted practice areas.
Further, Tracy is an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law School and chairs the Tri-State North Central Region Trial Academy.
Tracy also maintains her law license in Michigan.
Professional Activities and Achievements
Certified Mediator - Northwestern Law School
Board of Directors of Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Adjunct Professor at John Marshall Law School Voted Best Adjunct Professor - 2015
Member: Federal Trial Bar, State Bar of Michigan, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois, 1991. Michigan, 1992. U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Illinois Appellate Court, 1st District. U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida. U.S. District Court for the 11th Appellate Division.
Purdue University, B.A., Political Science (1988).
University of Detroit College of Law, J.D. (1991).
Other Areas of Interest
- Sailboat Racing
- Alpine Skiing/Racing