Terri L. Mascherin is a litigator. Businesses turn to her for help with disputes over corporate transactions, partnerships, joint ventures, licenses, and contracts. She is a first chair trial attorney who is effective in both jury and bench trials, and in representing clients in arbitrations and arguing appeals in state and federal appellate courts throughout the United States.
Ms. Mascherin is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. In 2012, Law360 named her a "Top Female Trial Attorney," one of only 15 women nationally selected for the honor. In 2007, she was recognized as one of the “50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal. A former president of the Chicago Bar Association, Ms. Mascherin has been nationally recognized for her legal work, including her pro bono representation of death row inmates and her work to promote effective representation of defendants in capital cases.
Ms. Mascherin is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department and a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration, and Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition practices. She serves the firm as co-chair of the Firm Centennial Planning Committee and as a member of the Diversity and International Committees and the Women's Forum Steering Committee. Ms. Mascherin is also a past member of the firm’s Management Committee.