Taft Chicago litigator Allison Czerniak has been accepted into the 2019 class of the Chicago Bar Association’s Leadership Institute, a program designed to enhance leadership talents and foster professional growth for emerging attorneys. The curriculum includes four substantive sessions that feature dynamic faculty, interactive skill-building exercises and networking opportunities.
Czerniak is an associate in Taft’s Litigation practice where she assists clients in resolving a wide variety of business and commercial litigation issues. A trial attorney, she has experience with matters involving corporate governance, shareholder disputes, fraud, employment law, environmental litigation, commercial banking and general contract disputes. Czerniak was recently named a “Rising Star” by Illinois Super Lawyers.
Prior to joining Taft, Czerniak served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber at the U.S. District Court for the N.D. of Illinois and for the Honorable Christopher Dietzen at the Minnesota Supreme Court. While in law school, she clerked for the Washington County Attorney's Office in Stillwater, Minn. Czerniak received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.