Beth Manning's practice focuses on litigation matters involving contract and tax disputes, state and federal false claims acts (FCA), and unfair and deceptive trade practices. She also has experience in disputes related to consumer protection statutes, antitrust claims, and class actions. Beth represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of industries and works with clients to develop risk management tactics and strategies for litigation in state and federal courts, for administrative proceedings, and for arbitration and mediation.
Beth has experience in all aspects of litigation, including managing electronic discovery, preparing witnesses, taking and defending depositions, managing experts, drafting pretrial motions, arguing in court, and appellate briefing. Beth helps defend clients facing multidistrict litigation as well as class actions across the country in state and federal courts. Her recent cases include obtaining a summary judgement ruling in an FCA case, reversing, on appeal, a state court ruling relating to a dispute over rates charged by a public utility and defending a highly publicized parking meter dispute and eliminating exposure in true up adjustments.
Beth also has an active pro bono practice assisting children with disabilities in special education matters. She is a member of Equip for Equality's Young Professionals Board and Big Shoulders Fund's Auxiliary Board. She also serves on the Chicago Office's pro bono committee.
- University of Wisconsin (J.D. magna cum laude 2012); Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Wisconsin Law Review; Membership Chair, Wisconsin Moot Court Board; Recipient, 2011 Mathys Memorial Appellate for Advocacy Award; B.S. in Biology 2009)
- Illinois, Wisconsin, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and Western District of Wisconsin
"Rising Star," The Legal 500 United States (2020)