Lisa Curshellas is of counsel in the firm's Chicago office.
Ms. Curshellas concentrates her practice in civil litigation with an emphasis on medical malpractice and general liability actions. Ms. Curshellas has represented both physicians and hospitals, including their resident, fellow and nursing staff and attending physicians. Her practice has involved a variety of medical specialties, including infectious disease, internal medicine, radiology, emergency room and obstetrical.
Ms. Curshellas is involved in all aspects of the defense of medical malpractice cases, from discovery through trial. She has a wealth of experience in pre-trial litigation, including analyzing cases and analyzing the medical issues in developing a defense strategy. She has dealt with virtually all issues involved in defending health care practitioners, from care and treatment to informed consent.
Ms. Curshellas is cognizant that some cases do not warrant a trial, but rather settlement. To that end she is well versed in both mediation and arbitration, either court-annexed or private.
Ms. Curshellas is licensed to practice in both Illinois and California.