Anna Liisa Schourek is an associate in The Cook Group’s Chicago office, where she practices in the areas of toxic/mass tort and product liability with a focus in asbestos defense. She is experienced in all facets of litigation from inception through trial and represents defendants including premises owners, product manufacturers, industrial contractors, distributors, and suppliers.
Anna Liisa has also practiced in the areas of commercial and personal injury litigation. She has represented clients in a variety of matters including commercial contract disputes, insurance, and property damage claims. She has also represented plaintiffs in personal injury and medical malpractice suits in both state and federal court.
Anna Liisa is admitted to practice law in Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Anna Liisa obtained her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in 2013. During law school, she served as the Executive Justice of the Moot Court Honors Board and competed in Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition, North America, where her team won Best Memorial. Anna Liisa was also a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Alexander White in the Tax and Miscellaneous Section in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.
Anna Liisa obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Western Michigan University in 2010, graduating Magna Cum Laude. During her time at Western Michigan University, she was named the Department of Political Science Presidential Scholar, awarded the Presidential Scholarship for Study Abroad, and awarded the Howard Wolpe Scholarship in Political Science.
Anna Liisa is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association. She also serves on the Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee, Investigative Division.