One North Franklin
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606


J.D., with Honors, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2007

  • Dean’s List
  • CALI Award winner, First Amendment
  • Extern to the Honorable George W. Lindberg, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Extern to the Honorable Raul Vega, Circuit Court of Cook County

B.A., with High Honors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

Nora is an experienced litigator and Senior Counsel in the Chicago office of Gordon & Rees.  She is a member of the Environmental/Toxic Tort, Drug & Medical Device, Commercial Litigation, and Professional Liability practice groups. She has handled all aspects of litigation and has arbitration, mediation, trial and appellate experience. 
Her experience in defending clients in state and federal courts throughout Illinois, includes the following areas: 
Environmental and Toxic Tort
Representing automobile, product and equipment manufacturers, and premises owners in mass toxic tort cases throughout Illinois involving personal injury and wrongful death claims related to exposure to asbestos and diacetyl.  She has also assisted in the defense of cases involving allegations of birth defects related to alleged chemical exposures.
Premises Liability
Defending major retailers and hospitality clients in a variety of personal injury cases, including cases involving claims of dangerous and defective conditions, negligent security, and food borne illness. She has also successfully defended premises claims on behalf of rock climbing gyms. 
Product Liability 
Representing manufacturers of automobiles, medical devices, and other consumer products in cases involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and property damage.  
Professional Liability 
Defending insurance brokers against negligence and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
Commercial Litigation
Representing a variety of large businesses in contract, warranty, and consumer fraud cases.


U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois