Marie Johnson-Dahl is a litigation attorney who focuses her practice on complex class action, mass tort, civil rights, personal injury, medical negligence, asbestos and toxic tort litigation, and commercial litigation in state and federal courts.
Prior to joining the firm, Marie served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Thomas Kelley in Chicago, Illinois and worked as a law clerk at a prominent Chicago family law firm.
Marie graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2020. As a law student, she served as Notes Editor on the Illinois Law Review and her own Note was published in the Law Review in Spring of 2020. During law school, Marie worked as a student attorney at the University of Illinois Family Advocacy Clinic, successfully representing minors and indigent parents in child abuse and neglect cases and winning a two-day trial Marie also worked as a research assistant to Peer and Sarah Pedersen Professor of Law, Suja A. Thomas. Upon graduation, Marie received the Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Writing.
Prior to practicing law, Marie worked as a Litigation Project Assistant for a prominent Chicago law firm and interned for two U.S. Senators. She received undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016.
Sixteen Candles on My Wedding Cake: Implications of Banning Child Marriage in America, 2020 U. Ill. L.R.1045 (2020).