Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Claire C. Kossmann

Attorney - Chicago

ckossmann@foleymansfield.com

312-254-3800

Bar Admissions: Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois

Practice Groups: Commercial Litigation, Healthcare; Transportation, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort

Education: DePaul University College of Law, 2010, JD, Certificate in Health Law - summa cum laude; Wingate University, 2006, B.S., Sociology - summa cum laude

Memberships: Chicago Bar Association, Health Law Committee; Illinois State Bar Association

BIOGRAPHY

Claire C. Kossmann is an attorney in Foley & Mansfield's Chicago office, where she focuses her practice in toxic and mass torts with an emphasis on asbestos litigation, and general commercial litigation. Her clients include manufacturers, distributors and other business entities, which she represents directly or through appointment as defense counsel by their insurance carriers.

Claire currently serves as an adjunct professor of legal writing at DePaul University College of Law. She is also a member of the Institutional Review Board for Northwestern University, where she reviews proposed human research projects for compliance with legal and ethical guidelines. She is proficient in German.

IN THE NEWS

Claire C. Kossmann and Michael T. Antikainen Named to 2017 Illinois Rising Stars® List

The national law firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that attorneys Claire Kossmann and Michael Antikainen have again been named to the Illinois Rising Stars® list.

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Foley & Mansfield Champions Gender Parity; Firm Named #2 in National Law Journal Women in Law Rankings

Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that the firm has been named #2 among the National Law Journal Women in Law rankings, and has again been listed among the nation's largest law firms – the NLJ 500. The firm ranked #271 in the annual listing, which this year was expanded to include the top 500 law firms in the nation.

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Law360 Ranks Foley & Mansfield Among Top Firms for Female Attorneys

The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce it has been ranked 15th on Law360’s 2016 list of the 100 best U.S. law firms for women.

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AWARDS

  • Illinois Rising Star® - 2016, 2017

PRESENTATIONS

  • The Business of Lawyering - 2013, panelist, DePaul University College of Law

PRO BONO

Claire is the pro bono coordinator for the firm's Chicago office.

MEDIA

  • Illinois Passes New Law Exempting Asbestos-Related Claims from Ten-Year Construction Statute of Repose, FETTI Winter/Spring 2015 Case Law Update. Read this publication

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