Ms. Truesdale served as a law clerk for the Honorable Diane S. Sykes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Truesdale represented companies in complex commercial litigation at Eimer Stahl LLP.
Ms. Truesdale graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where she served as the Senior Notes Editor on the Northwestern University Law Review, participated in the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center on Wrongful Convictions, and founded the first law school chapter of the Collaboration for Justice, a systemic justice reform group. During law school, Ms. Truesdale interned at the Federal Defender Program in Chicago, and worked as a research assistant, supervising the translation of academic articles on juries from English to Spanish.
Prior to law school, Ms. Truesdale taught Spanish immersion first grade in Phoenix, Arizona as a Teach for America core member and provided English instruction to public school children in Madrid, Spain.
Ms. Truesdale is a member of the bar in Illinois.