The focus of Ms. Hulshizer's litigation practice has been on environmental and general business litigation at both the trial and appellate level, with an emphasis on corporate litigation, including toxic torts, contract, copyright infringement, antitrust, employment and securities litigation. Her experience includes serving as counsel in numerous complex, multiparty cases, as well as class actions, in various matters around the country, including California, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin.
In the environmental arena, Ms. Hulshizer's experience includes regulatory work, litigation and counseling experience in connection with financial transactions. She has represented and counseled clients in the areas of RCRA, CERCLA, the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act, as well as state and local regulatory issues. In addition to her representation of clients in litigation arising out of the toxic tort and the Superfund/cost recovery arena, her experience includes explosion cases, private cost recovery actions and claims brought by or against federal and state governments. Ms. Hulshizer has also worked on variances and penalty actions for a variety of clients and different industries.
In addition to Ms. Hulshizer's practice experience, she currently serves in a management role at the firm as a member of the Mentoring and Training Committee.
Ms. Hulshizer is a member of the National Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago and DuPage Bar Associations. Ms. Hulshizer also serves as the Chicago Chair of "Do The Write Thing," an initiative of the National Campaign to Stop Violence.