Kasia Nowak

Partner

BIOGRAPHY

Kasia Nowak is a Partner in Foley Mansfield’s Chicago office and an experienced litigator who defends complex construction-related matters, products liability cases, including equipment defects, and personal injury disputes. Kasia devotes a high level of attention and detail to managing difficult issues when they arise. Her innovative and excellent investigative and legal skills allow her to achieve the best results for her clients.

Before joining Foley Mansfield, Kasia Nowak served as a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney. She prosecuted thousands of cases, including felonies and misdemeanors. Kasia first and second chaired hundreds of trials (bench and jury) while representing the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in criminal and civil matters.

In law school, Kasia served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ronald F. Bartkowicz, where she conducted legal research and drafted court opinions in commercial litigation and construction defect matters.

Kasia is fluent in Polish.

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  • Illinois
  • Construction-related matters
  • Premises & Product Liability claims
  • Estate Planning
  • The John Marshall Law School, JD, 2013
  • Advocates Society, Illinois Defense Trial Counsel (IDC), The Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®, 2021-2023
  • Continuing Education Scholarship recipient, John Marshall Law School
  • CLE Presenter,  Discovery Sanctions in criminal prosecution cases, September 2016, Advocates Society
  • 2022 CLM Magazine, A Toxic Tale of Exposure
  • 2022 IDC Quarterly, Monograph: The evolution of Specific Personal Jurisdiction and Impact on Toxic Tort Litigation
  • 2021 Illinois Defense Counsel Survey of Premises Labiality Cases
  • 2020 Illinois Defense Counsel Survey of Toxic Tort Law Case
  • Author, monthly articles on Estate Planning issues published in the Polish Daily News, Dziennik Zwiazkowy, 2017
  • Former President, Polish American Law Student Association, John Marshall Law School
  • Former President of the Polish American Association Junior Board, 2014-2016
  • Evaluator for the high school mock trial competitions, 2016-2017 (North Suburban Bar Association and St. Ignatius College Prep)

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