Theresa practices in the Firm’s business litigation department with an emphasis in complex business matters, including energy-related contract disputes, business torts, franchise disputes and related matters, construction disputes and unfair competition cases. She represents Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations, as well as closely-held companies, start up businesses and entrepreneurs. She also has substantial experience representing energy-sector entities in state and federal litigation.
Theresa has a wide-range of experience in trying business dispute cases in federal and state courts around the country, as well as prosecuting and defending complex matters through arbitration. Over the course of her career, she has tried more than 15 cases in either court or arbitration, often involving many weeks of trial in each instance.
Theresa also has experience representing individuals and companies in federal criminal investigations, including health care fraud and antitrust investigations. In connection with this work, she has represented clients through the federal subpoena and grand jury processes.
Prior to joining the Firm she worked as an associate with Mayer, Brown & Platt in Chicago, Illinois (1995-2000). Immediately before working for Mayer, Brown & Platt, Theresa clerked for Judge Eugene Siler, Jr. of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1994-1995).