Julie Brummond


Julie Brummond is a Partner in Foley Mansfield’s Chicago office, focusing her practice in the area of Toxic Tort and Mass Tort litigation with an emphasis on asbestos defense. Her clients include manufacturers, distributors and other business entities, which she represents directly or through appointment as defense counsel by their insurance carriers. Julie handles all aspects of the litigation process, including researching legal issues, drafting pleadings and motions, conducting depositions, arguing motions and assisting in trial preparation.

Julie also defends employment discrimination matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Illinois Department of Human Rights and in state and federal court, obtaining dismissals and favorable settlements on behalf of clients.

Julie received her J.D. in 2013 from Washington University School of Law, where she was the recipient of the CALI Award for Labor Law in 2011, and participated in Global Studies Law Review and ABA Representation in Mediation Team. She also served as a Student Bar Association Representative from 2010 to 2013.

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  • Illinois; Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Toxic Tort / Mass Tort
  • Cannabis
  • Employment
  • Washington University School of Law, 2013, JD - cum laude
  • Duke University, 2010, BA, Philosophy & Spanish, Minor in Women's Studies - cum laude
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®, 2021-2023
  • Minds Matter, 2017-2020
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, 2011-2013
  • Are 6 Angry Men (and Women) Better Than 12? Illinois Litigants Maneuver to Present the Question of the Constitutionality of a Recent Statutory Amendment before the Appellate Courts, FETTI Winter/Spring 2016 Case Law Update Newsletter. Read the Article

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