Overview

Angela Huisingh has significant experience defending employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including discrimination and harassment, retaliation, civil rights, employee dismissals, and administrative appeals.

Prior to joining Littler, Angela was an attorney in the Litigation Unit for the Board of Education of the City of Chicago where she obtained multiple favorable trial results and handled all aspects of complex litigation in federal and state courts, including plaintiff and decision-maker depositions, settlement conferences and negotiations, dispositive motions, and discovery disputes. Angela also served as the primary attorney on appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the Illinois Court of Appeals for the First District.

Additionally, Angela served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Janet Adams Brosnahan in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division and she worked as a staff attorney at the Illinois Court of Appeals for the First District.

During law school, Angela served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Samuel Der-Yeghiayan in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and interned with the Chicago Transit Authority. She was a senior editor of the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, a teaching assistant for Legal Writing, Contracts, and Property Law, and she participated in two Moot Court Competitions.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Officer 2018-present

The Chicago Lincoln American Inn of Court

2015-present

Member

Board member of the Creative Arts Committee, Young Lawyers’ Division, 2016-2018

The Chicago Bar Association

2015-present

Alumni Mentor, Judicial Clerkship Candidates

UIC John Marshall Law School

2020-present

Recognition

Dean's List

UIC John Marshall Law School

All semesters

Recipient, CALI Awards, Highest Grade in Constitutional Law, Contracts, and Fair Housing and Fair Lending

UIC John Marshall Law School

Recipient, Jacquelyn Forte Kidder Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Legal Writing

UIC John Marshall Law School

Recipient, Fred F. Herzog Scholarship

UIC John Marshall Law School

News, Analysis & Press

I Like Cabernet And Merlot But I’m Not Drinking Bordeaux: Certified Confusion

13 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L.

2013

Education

  • J.D., UIC-John Marshall Law School, 2015cum laude
  • B.S., University of Tennessee, 2006cum laude

Bar Admission

Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois