Liz Jaci

partner
F 312.604.2777
Liz Jaci is a Partner with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. She is an experienced trial attorney whose practice focuses on the defense of healthcare liability. From pre-litigation investigation and counseling to vigorous representation in lawsuits, Liz represents various healthcare institutions, physicians, nurses, and therapists. She joined the firm in 2022.

Liz began her career by serving as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago’s Law Department, Torts Division, where she gained extensive jury trial experience and successfully defended the City of Chicago and its employees in personal injury lawsuits and premises liability cases.

Since joining private practice, Liz has litigated to trial medical malpractice cases ranging from failure to diagnose and treat bacterial meningitis resulting in death, failure to diagnose and treat congestive heart failure resulting in coma and death, failure to appropriately monitor an elderly patient during meals resulting in a choking death, the negligent performance of gynecological surgery resulting in burns, the failure to appropriately diagnose and treat an infant with failure to thrive resulting in catastrophic injuries, and birth injury following shoulder dystocia. Her practice also includes the defense of healthcare institutions in toxic torts and in premises liability litigation.


Education

University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. (2001)
Northwestern University, BS, Economics (1998)

Admissions

Illinois (2001)
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2001)

Professional Recognition

Arbitrator, Circuit Court of Cook County, since 2012
Leading Lawyer — Illinois Leading Lawyers Network

Memberships / Associations

Member, LAGBAC

Presentations & Publications

Duties, Liabilities, and Immunities, Illinois Jurisprudence, Vol. 27, Health Law, LexisNexis, 2005
Pain Management By Proxy, Safety and Legal Concerns, Illinois Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ISHRM), December 13, 2011
Computerized Charting: A Risk To Be Managed, Illinois Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ISHRM), April 6, 2011

Languages

English
Italian
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