Elizabeth Hess has broad experience representing clients in a variety of litigation matters and in government investigations. She has acted as trial, appellate, and arbitration counsel in both individual and class action suits involving claims in various practice areas, including state and federal False Claims Act liability, complex commercial disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practices, consumer fraud, securities and shareholder class actions, and professional liability involving auditors/accountants, architects, engineers and contractors. She also defends corporations and corporate executives in government investigations and other criminal and regulatory proceedings in connection with various allegations, including health care fraud.
Named an "Illinois Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012
Recognized in the 2012 edition of The Legal 500 U.S. for Construction Law
Comment, Administrative Exhaustion Requirements and Class Actions: Rules, Rights, Requirements, Remedies, and the Prison Litigation Reform Act Issue Resolved, 2003 U. Chi. Legal F. 773
PILI Fellow, MacArthur Justice Center, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 06/04-09/04; Law Clerk, MacArthur Justice Center, 06/02-09/02