Mary Rose Alexander, Sean Berkowitz, and Eric Swibel recognized for strong leadership as well as outstanding successes in court.
Mary Rose Alexander, Managing Partner of the firm’s Chicago office, represents Fortune 500 companies in their highest-stakes litigation and trials, often in the most hostile jurisdictions in the US.
A nationally recognized trial lawyer, Ms. Alexander leverages her extensive experience to help clients navigate complex commercial litigation and trials in state and federal courts and arbitration forums across the country involving:
- Public nuisance / toxic torts / product liability and consumer fraud
- Class actions
- Environmental regulations
- Major industrial accidents
- Energy and oil and gas contracts
- Insurance coverage
In representing clients, she draws on considerable success defending against multi-state, multi-plaintiff litigation, particularly with energy, manufacturing, and chemical company clients. She is especially skilled in cases involving complicated scientific matters related to chemicals.
Ms. Alexander regularly garners recognition for her trial work from leading industry publications, including Chambers USA, Lawdragon, The American Lawyer, The Legal 500, Crain’s Chicago Business, Benchmark Litigation, and Best Lawyers in America.
Her diverse platform and unique skill set led to her appointment as the firm’s Vice Chair of both the Litigation & Trial and Environment, Land & Resources Departments. Ms. Alexander is also the former Global Chair of the firm’s Women Enriching Business committee.