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Erica J. Bury

Associate | ebury@smsm.com
Associate | Chicago, IL
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Erica Bury is an associate attorney focusing her practice on toxic tort and complex commercial litigation. She has extensive experience in all stages of litigation including drafting pleadings and motions, responding to interrogatories and requests to produce, analyzing and summarizing medical records, and conducting research to retain experts. Prior to working at Segal McCambridge, she served as a law clerk for a litigation firm in Chicago. She also worked for the City of Chicago as a law clerk in the Collections, Ownership & Administrative Litigation Division. Prior to attending law school, she was a paralegal focused on real estate transactions.

Ms. Bury earned her J.D. and Certificates in Advocacy and International Law, magna cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she received CALI Awards for the highest grade in Torts, Constitutional Law, Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, Women & Leadership, International Law & Practice and Secured Transactions. She also served as a staff member for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal and as the executive editor of Illinois Articles.  She participated in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team as a brief writer and served as a legal writing tutor. Ms. Bury also holds a bachelor's degree in history with a minor in secondary education from the University of Illinois.

Honors

  • CALI Awards for the highest grade in Torts, Constitutional Law, Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, Women & Leadership, International Law & Practice and Secured Transactions

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D. and Certificates in Advocacy and International Law, magna cum laude (2016)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., History, Minor in Secondary Education (2008)

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2016