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Elsa D. Buss

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Associate | Chicago, IL
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Elsa D. Buss is an associate attorney focusing her practice on the litigation of toxic tort and complex commercial litigation matters. She has extensive experience conducting trials, motion hearings, depositions, written discoveries, settlement negotiations and general motion practice. Prior to joining Segal McCambridge, Ms. Buss was Assistant General Counsel at a government agency in Chicago.  She also worked as a Staff Attorney to Hon. Alfred M. Swanson, Jr.

Ms. Buss received her B.A. in Public Relations and Policy Studies from Syracuse University and J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Buss was involved in the Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic-Technical Assistance Program and was a CALI Award recipient.  Ms. Buss is admitted to practice in Illinois and is a part of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.

Ms. Buss is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is an enthusiastic Pittsburgh Pirates fan.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois 


Syracuse University, B.A., cum laude, 2009

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2012


  • Illinois, 2012