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Suzanne M. Alton de Eraso

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Suzanne Alton de Eraso is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and focuses her practice on class action defense and complex commercial litigation. She routinely defends her clients against fraud, unfair and deceptive practices, breach of contract, false advertising, unfair competition, internal investigations, and trade disparagement claims in both state and federal court. She also asserts and defends claims of trade secret misappropriation, as well as patent, trademark and copyright infringement claims, from pre-filing investigations to discovery management to trial preparation. Suzanne provides regulatory advice to ensure her clients are compliant with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, FCC consumer product labeling regulations, Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Communications Decency Act safe harbors, data privacy laws, and a variety of other state and federal regulations.

  • EDUCATION

    • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, 2014, J.D.
      • cum laude
      • Recipient of the Wigmore Key Graduation Award
      • Publication & Media Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights, 2013-2014
      • Legal Writing Teaching Assistant, Associate Professor John Thornton
      • President, Latino Law Students Association
      • President, Diversity Coalition
    • DePaul University, 2010, M.S., Public Service Management
    • Northern Illinois University, 2005, B.A., Anthropology
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Legal Extern/PILI Graduate Fellow, Federal Defender Program, Fall 2013 - Summer 2014
    • Judicial Extern for Judge Arlander Keys, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Summer 2012
    • Class Co-Chair, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Young Alumni Leadership Counsel
    • Marketing Committee Member - Chicago Women in IP