JULIA K. SCHWARTZ, associate

wellsMs. Schwartz practices in federal and state court. She has represented clients in cases involving claims of legal malpractice, partnership disputes, and civil rights violations.

Education

  • A.B., Princeton University, Anthropology with a Certificate in French Language and Culture, 2008.
    Graduated summa cum laude
    Varsity Women’s Lightweight Rowing
  • J.D., The University of Chicago, 2014.
    Graduated with honors
    Executive Topics & Comments Editor of The University of Chicago Law Review

Experience

  • Admitted to the Illinois Bar, 2014.
  • Law clerk to the Hon. Matthew F. Kennelly, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2014-2015.
  • Law clerk to the Hon. Richard A. Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2015-2016.
  • Admitted to the bars of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Selected Engagements

  • Defended large national law firm against legal malpractice action.
  • Represented law firm in a dispute concerning a member’s withdrawal liability.
  • Represented client who alleged malicious prosecution and false arrest in federal court.

Selected Publications

  • “‘Super Contacts’: Invoking Aiding-and-Abetting Jurisdiction to Hold Foreign Nonparties in Contempt of Court,” The University of Chicago Law Review, 2013

Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Princeton Club of Chicago