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Pamela J. Leichtling

Senior Counsel
Office

Chicago

130 E. Randolph St.
Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60601
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Fax: 312.985.5575
Education
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
State Bar Licenses
Illinois
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois Trial Bar
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of Illinois
Federal Trial Bar

Pamela J. Leichtling

Senior Counsel

Pamela J. Leichtling is senior counsel in Clark Hill’s litigation department and has extensive experience as a civil trial attorney. She has represented a wide range of clients including corporations and financial institutions in commercial and business litigation; product manufacturers in asbestos actions; small businesses, general contractors in breach of contract and mechanic liens disputes; public utilities against temporary restraining orders, skilled nursing home facilities in False Claims Act cases and governmental agencies in condemnation actions.

Pamela’s practice also concentrates in litigating labor/employment disputes where she defends clients against class actions for violations of wage and hour statues and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, breach of non-solicitation and non-competition agreements, violations of state and Federal Trade Secret Acts and discrimination charges.

Pamela is an adjunct member to our bankruptcy practice group. She represents creditors, creditors’ committees in adversarial proceedings including preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation. Her bankruptcy experience has included the representation of Section 1114 Retiree Committees: working on all phases of the litigation from initial formation of the committees through the appeal of benefits by retirees.

She has successfully defended attorneys in disciplinary actions before the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission and in legal malpractice lawsuits as well as representing clients against general liability claims.

As part of her litigation practice, she has argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and several cases before the Illinois Appellate Court. 

Memberships
Arthritis Foundation State Advocacy & Committee Member
Chicago Bar Association
Commercial Finance Association, member of Community Service Committee
Experiences

Represented a condominium owner fined for smoking medically prescribed cannabis in her home, arguing that the interests of residents, owners and condominium boards must be balanced.

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