Elizabeth Polit joined Nora & Partners as an associate in 2015. Ms. Polit specializes in civil litigation, with a special emphasis on defending claims of medical and professional negligence.
A lifelong native of the Chicago area, Ms. Polit comes from a family of physicians and is determined to dedicate her career to their defense. Before joining Nora & Partners, Ms. Polit earned her Bachelor of Arts in public relations and advertising at Loyola University Chicago, where she graduated cum laude. She then recieved her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Ms. Polit served as an active member of the Student Bar Association and proudly represented the College of Law at the national Hispanic National Bar Association moot court competition. Perhaps most importantly, however, Ms. Polit took an active role in the College of Law's Federal Civil Rights Clinic, where she advanced her trial and advocacy skills by representing Federal pro se litigants in the Central District of Illinois.
In addition to representing her clients, Ms. Polit is an active member in the Illinois State , Chicago and Women's Bar Associations. She is also involved in the Illinois Society of Healthcare Attorneys.