Emily A. Herbick

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Clifford Law Offices PC
Emily A. Herbick
Clifford Law Offices PC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2015

Education: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

Clifford Law Offices PC

120 North LaSalle Street
36th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602 Visit website

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A considerate and highly regarded personal injury attorney at the Clifford Law Offices PC, Emily A. Herbick’s practice revolves around serving the rights and interests of clients in Chicago, Illinois, who are victims of medical malpractice, car accidents, truck wrecks, aviation mishaps, construction accidents, fire accidents and explosions, premises liability accidents, transportation accidents and more.

A graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Ms. Herbick majored in news and editorial journalism and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in 2010. While there, she served as the Daily Illini Staff Writer. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. She was part of the Moot Court Honor Society and the editor of the Journal for International and Comparative Law.

As a law student, Ms. Herbick was given the CALI Excellence for the Future Award recognizing her excellence in legal writing and trial advocacy. She externed at the First District Appellate Court of Illinois for Hon. Justice Terrence J. Lavin. She also functioned as a law clerk at Clifford Law Offices, P.C. – medical malpractice litigation section. She later worked at two esteemed Chicago law firms and gained extensive experience in personal injury, insurance defense and medical malpractice litigation before rejoining Clifford Law Offices, P.C.

Recognizing her outstanding professionalism and exemplary client services, Ms. Herbick’s peers and satisfied clients have sent her many positive reviews and referrals. She was first licensed to practice in all the state courts of Illinois in 2015 and later in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Association.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 50% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2015, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.cliffordlaw.com/attorneys/emily-a-herbick/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Unreasonable Religious Accommodation?: Fighting Irish Challenge the Opt-Out Form to the Affordable Care Act’s “Contraceptive Mandate,” 10 SEVENTH CIRCUIT REV. 88 (2014), at http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu /Documents/Academic Programs/7CR/10-1/herbick.pdf., Unreasonable Religious Accommodation?: Fighting Irish Challenge the Opt-Out Form to the Affordable Care Act's 'Contraceptive Mandate', 10 Seventh Circuit Rev. 88; IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2014
  • National Health Law Moot Court Competition Best Brief printed in the Journal of Legal Medicine (forthcoming), National Health Law Moot Court Competition Best Brief, Journal of Legal Medicine
Educational Background:
  • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, Juris Doctor, 2015, 2015
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in News-Editorial Journalism, High Honors, 2010
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Emily Herbick was awarded the CALI Award for Highest Grade in Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, and Trial Advocacy I., 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois Bar Association, Member (2015-Present), 2022
  • State of Illinois (2015-Present), 2022
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member (2015-Present), 2022
  • Northern District of Illinois (2017-Present), 2022
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • In collaboration with partners Susan A. Capra and Keith A. Hebeisen, a $14.5 million settlement was received for the family of a newborn who suffered permanent injuries, including a skull fracture and brain bleeding as a result of a vaginal forceps delivery. , 2023
  • In collaboration with partners Susan A. Capra and Keith A. Hebeisen, a $1.65 million settlement was obtained on behalf of a baby that died 28 days after birth due to medical malpractice. , 2022
  • In collaboration with partners Robert A. Clifford, Susan A. Capra, Keith A. Hebeisen, and Joseph T. Murphy, a $27 million settlement was obtained for the family of a newborn who suffered permanent injuries, including a skull fracture and brain bleeding, during an emergency C-section delivery. , 2022
  • In collaboration with partner Susan A. Capra, a $2.2 million settlement was obtained on behalf of a baby who died at 41 weeks due to, alleged, negligent prenatal care. , 2022
  • In collaboration with partner Susan A. Capra, a $1 million settlement was obtained on behalf of a 68-year-old woman who died from an undiagnosed and untreated cerebral hemorrhage. , 2022
  • Emily, in collaboration with partners Bob Clifford and Susan Capra, obtained a $900,000 settlement for the death of a mother due to pulmonary embolism resulting from alleged improper treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum. , 2021
  • Dameron v. Mercy Hosp. & Medical Ctr., Case No. 125219
Honors/Awards:
  • , Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar, Elite Trial Lawyers, 2023
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2022-Present, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • CALI Award for Highest Grade in Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, and Trial Advocacy I
Industry Groups:
  • CBA
  • ISBA

Office location for Emily A. Herbick

120 North LaSalle Street
36th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-899-9090

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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