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Ms. Legittino has spent the last decade honing her skills as a trial attorney. Upon graduation from law school in 1996, Ms. Legittino accepted a position as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General in the criminal Prosecutions Division. As an Assistant Attorney General, Ms. Legittino prosecuted jury and bench trials for crimes such as tax evasion, theft, fraud and murder. In 2000, Ms. Legittino was the youngest Assistant Attorney general to hold a supervisory position when she was appointed as the Deputy Bureau Chief of the Sexually Violent Persons Bureau.

Since entering private practice in 2002, Ms. Legittino has represented clients in employment and securities litigation. In the employment law arena, Ms. Legittino has counseled employers on issues regarding termination, handbook policies and the Family Medical Leave Act. She has also represented both employers and employees in Federal and State court employment matters as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various state agencies.

The other aspect of Ms. Legittino's work in private practice has been representing both brokers and individual investors in securities litigation. In this capacity, Ms. Legittino has represented broker dealers and brokers in investigations before Federal Grand Juries, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Ms. Legittino has also successfully represented her clients in arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the National Futures Association.

Ms. Legittino earned her B.A. from Dominican University and her J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.

Tricia L. Legittino's practice emphasis is:

Business Litigation

Creditors Rights and Commercial Litigation
Securities Litigation
Employment Law

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