Tucker Ellis LLP is expanding its national litigation practice with the opening of an office in Chicago, IL and has added new Partner and IADC member Sherry A. Knutson. Through this initiative, the firm’s footprint grows to seven offices and 200 attorneys.
Ms. Knutson brings 20 years of experience in product liability and toxic tort cases, with an emphasis on defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies. She tried the first Actos bellwether case in Illinois, which resulted in a defense verdict. She also has tried cases to verdict in Wisconsin, New Jersey, and West Virginia. She has served as national coordinating counsel in one of the largest pharmaceutical mass torts, and Lead Counsel in multiple coordinated proceedings in Chicago involving pharmaceuticals. Ms. Knutson received her Juris Doctor degree with high honors from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, and clerked for the Honorable N. Patrick Crooks of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
The Chicago office is located on the 69th Floor of the Willis Tower, 233 S. Wacker Drive.