Erin K.DeGrand

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.4380

Erin DeGrand represents clients in complex commercial and other litigation matters in federal and state courts. Erin has diverse litigation experience that includes pretrial preparation, briefing and motions practice at the trial and appellate levels, offensive and defensive discovery, preparation of fact and expert witnesses, and supervision of document review teams.

Erin maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented low-income tenants facing eviction actions in state court and incarcerated individuals alleging civil rights violations in federal court.

Experience

  • Financial institution investigates potential customer involvement with alleged Ponzi schemeJones Day conducted an internal investigation concerning potential customer involvement with an alleged Ponzi scheme and associated litigation risk, including evaluating potential claims and providing advice concerning limiting litigation exposure.
  • Illinois Appellate Court reverses trial court's tax deed decision, holding that occupants of an apartment building were not given proper noticeJones Day, along with the Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing, represented occupants of an apartment who had been evicted in a tax deed case.
  • Hill-Rom acquires Mortara Instrument for $330 millionJones Day advised Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Mortara Instrument, Inc., a privately held leader in diagnostic cardiology and patient monitoring solutions, technologies, and devices, for $330 million in cash.