Carrie Vine is senior counsel 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. Vine worked at a well-known medical negligence firm. She has successfully litigated over a hundred cases from inception through conclusion, including both settlement and trial. A representative case resulted in a $12.5 million settlement for a child who suffered permanent brain damage after experiencing a lack of oxygen to the brain during labor and delivery.
Ms. Vine’s genetic training and scientific background provide insight into the medical nuances that arise in medical malpractice cases. She has been identified as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers, a designation granted to the top two percent of lawyers in the early stage of their career. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, and the Wisconsin State Bar.
Ms. Vine graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law magna cum laude, where she was also the Notes & Comments Editor for the Northern Illinois Law Review. She earned her Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University where she studied human genetics and human variation. She earned her B.S. from the University of Notre Dame studying biological sciences.