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  • Education
    • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2017, James Kent Scholar; Tony Patiño Fellowship; Public Interest Honoree; Parker School Award
    • M.A., University of Chicago, 2014, International Relations; University Graduate Scholar
    • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2013, Political Science, History; College of Arts & Sciences Scholar; Chancellor's Scholar; Top 10 Outstanding Seniors Award
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2017
    • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2018

Libby’s strong advocacy skills, strategic and analytical abilities, and business acumen make her a valuable asset to the firm’s litigation team. Libby is dedicated to developing outcome-driven litigation strategies that are aligned with her clients’ business goals. She takes pride in partnering with clients to achieve positive outcomes both inside and outside of the courtroom.

As a member of Polsinelli’s Commercial Litigation practice group, Libby assists clients with all stages of business disputes and methods of dispute resolution, including litigation, mediation, and arbitration. Libby also assists in developing litigation avoidance and risk management strategies tailored to clients’ specific business needs and objectives.

Libby’s experience includes defending complex antitrust litigation matters. Earlier this year, Libby was a key member of the team that won a motion for summary judgment on an antitrust claim brought by a state enforcer against a major non-profit health system.

Libby earned her J.D. from Columbia University, where she was named a James Kent Scholar and Tony Patiño Fellow and won two Richard R. Baxter Awards for her team’s world championship-winning memorials at the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court competition.

  • Serving as trial counsel on behalf of a national telecom carrier in defense of a $500 million breach of contract action.
  • Managing complex discovery on behalf of one of the U.S.’s largest healthcare systems in prosecution of $200 million breach of contract dispute.
  • Served on case team in successful defense of major hospital chain against highly-publicized allegations of anticompetitive conduct.
  • Successfully represented multiple major sports organizations in business-to-business breach of contract and tort disputes in state and federal court.
  • Authored multiple successful dispositive and discovery motions in prosecution of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and misappropriation of trade secret claims on behalf of a bankruptcy trustee in federal district court. 
  • Secured dismissal of case involving claims of fraudulent concealment and breach of fiduciary duty for Fortune 100 corporation in federal appellate court.
  • Obtained complete victory on behalf of organization in multimillion-dollar tax appeal before a state tax commission.
  • Served as second chair trial counsel in successful defense of two complex criminal felony charges.
  • Obtained favorable settlement in defense of breach of contract action where plaintiff sought millions in damages. 
  • Successfully secured writ of habeas corpus and declaratory injunctive relief for client in nationally-recognized unlawful detention case in federal district court.
  • Authored brief and conducted legal research for national telecommunications carrier to favorably posture case concerning fraudulent trafficking of wireless handsets for trial and ultimately settlement.