Leighanne E. Root

  • Title: Associate
  • Phone: (312) 610-5355
  • Email: lroot@gelaw.com
  • Education:

    Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D. (2015)

    University of Kentucky, B.A. (2011)

  • Admissions:
    Illinois

Leighanne Root is an associate at Grant & Eisenhofer, where her primary area of practice is representing families and children in birth injury and birth trauma litigation.

Prior to joining G&E, Ms. Root was an associate at a Chicago firm focusing on medical malpractice and complex litigation, where she was actively involved in numerous mediations and jury trials.

Ms. Root received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she received CALI awards for obtaining the highest grades in Legal Writing and Advocacy. She was also the recipient of the award for Best Advocate at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Ms. Root earned a B.A. in Classics with a minor in Philosophy from the University of Kentucky.

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