Tory Tilton

F 312.604.2627
Tory Tilton is an Associate at Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. Ms. Tilton represents clients in state and federal court in a range of complex litigation matters, with a concentration in the areas of civil rights and constitutional law. She joined the firm in 2022.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tilton was a Staff Attorney in the Housing Practice Group at Legal Aid Chicago, where she represented tenants in eviction court or at administrative hearings. In addition to defending tenants from unwarranted evictions, she challenged uninhabitable living conditions, such as lead poisoning, and source of income discrimination. Ms. Tilton served on a grant to work specifically with survivors of domestic violence.

Ms. Tilton graduated from Stanford Law School, where she co-founded Stanford Advocates for Immigrants’ Rights, organized legal clinics for the Native American Law Students Association, co-lead the Immigration Pro Bono, and worked as a student attorney in the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, where she successfully represented a domestic violence survivor at a final deportation hearing.

Ms. Tilton volunteers with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and recently finished her first marathon with the Chicago Coalition Team to End Homelessness at the 2021 Chicago Marathon.


Stanford Law School (J.D., 2018)
University of Rochester (B.A, 2012, Highest Honors & Distinction)


Illinois (2018)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Recognition

Named to the Rising Stars list in Illinois by Super Lawyers® (2023-2024)

Memberships / Associations

Executive Board Member, American Constitution Society (ACS) Chicago Law Chapter
Associate Board Member, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Ambassador Board Member, Legal Aid Chicago

Presentations & Publications

Tenants’ Rights Under the Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (4th Annual Chicagoland Native American Housing Fair, Dec. 2021)


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