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    • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2005, Health Law; International Law
    • B.A., University of Iowa, 1999, French, Economics
Mary Curry is dedicated to helping clients efficiently and effectively address their litigation needs. As a member of the firm's Labor and Employment practice, Mary represents employers across a variety of industries. She has extensive experience working on employment related cases, from wage and hour matters, discrimination and harassment claims, as well as E.R.I.S.A. and administrative actions. Her experience litigating employment-related cases in federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies has sharpened her ability to provide effective, accurate legal counsel to the employers she represents. Mary brings a unique perspective to the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, having spent ten years in both federal and state court as a judicial clerk. During her tenure with the courts she gained first-hand experience into the litigation process, providing her with a depth of knowledge that expands beyond employment matters to commercial disputes, fraud claims, business torts and breach of contract claims. Mary also has mediation experience, assisting parties settle employment disputes, complex commercial and intellectual property actions. 

Mary is actively involved in the Chicago legal community. She recently served as Chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association, leading 9,000 members and over 50 community service projects. She has also been a regular columnist for The Record, writing on the future of the legal profession and trends in the industry. Mary believes in supporting the community through the work of the Chicago Bar Foundation, where she serves on the board. She is also a board member of the Federal Bar Association and the Alliance for Women, where she leads a mentoring program. Fluent in French and a proud Francophile, Mary also enjoyed her many years on the board of Groupe Professionnel Francophone.