Overview

Wendy Bloom is a litigation partner with a track record of successful litigation and settlement outcomes for clients in complex litigation matters. She applies her litigation and negotiation skills to many substantive areas and complex claims in individual, class actions, MDL and mass tort claims, including products liability, consumer fraud, mislabeling and false advertising, antitrust, employment discrimination, environmental litigation, commercial disputes, intellectual property and trade secrets, and securities fraud. She represents clients in diverse industries, including automobile and recreational vehicle manufacturers, petroleum and energy industry participants, pharmaceutical companies, and accounting & financial services firms.

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Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Co-Presented with Dr. Lisa Cameron, “Benefit of the Bargain Damages in Consumer Class Actions,” ABA’s Women in Products Liability, Virtual Regional CLE Program (October 22, 2020)

Co-Presented with Dr. Vildan Altuglu, “Willingness to Pay or Market Price? Fundamentals of Antitrust Economics: Conjoint Analysis,” ABA’s Antitrust Law Section (January 27, 2020)

Recognition

Named a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation (2021)

Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2021–Present) 

Named a “Midwest Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer (April 1, 2021)

Named as a Litigator of the Week by The Am Law Lit Daily (April 3, 2020)

Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. (2013)

President, Harvard Law Society of Illinois (2005–2006)

Co-Chair, Kirkland & Ellis Summer Associate Program (2005–2006)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1993Illinois

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama (pro hac vice)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama (pro hac vice)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (pro hac vice)
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (pro hac vice)

Education

  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude1992

    Board of Student Advisors

    Taught legal methods and moot court cases

  • University of PennsylvaniaB.A.summa cum laude1988

    Hottel Award

    Phi Beta Kappa