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Elise Anne Waisbren

Medical malpractice Attorney at Chicago, IL

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also known as Elise Waisbren, Elise Waisbren Schatz

  • Licensed for 12 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2011
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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About Elise

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Elise is the founder of Women’s Injury Law Group, PLLC, a Chicago based personal injury law firm.

She concentrates her practice on cases involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability, automobile/trucking negligence, and elevator/escalator negligence.

Elise has taken on powerful medical device companies in the women’s health space, major hospitals, big box retailers and multinational elevator companies. Elise has secured over $15 million for her clients.

From 2015-2022 Elise was named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list as a “Rising Star," a distinction that is limited to fewer than 2.5% of the attorneys in Illinois. In 2023, she was elevated to the "Super Lawyers" list in the same publication. Since 2016, she has been named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s "Emerging Lawyers," an honor given to the top 2% of lawyers in Illinois who are age 40 or younger or have practiced 10 years or less.

Elise is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association, where she serves on its Board of Managers and is also a proud member of the American Association for Justice.

Elise takes special pride in her trial advocacy skills. In law school she was a member of the national trial advocacy team, ranked #4 in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and won a regional championship.

Elise’s bar admissions include Illinois, Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

She received her B.A. from University of Wisconsin Madison in 2008 and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2011.

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Elise Waisbren
77 W Wacker Drive
Suite 4500
Chicago, IL, 60601

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  • Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008


  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Managers
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  • Rising Star
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
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  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company
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Medical malpractice Attorney | May 09
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"Elise has tremendous attention to detail and immerses herself in the facts and law applicable to her client's case. Her ability to quickly understand complex medical issues is an asset to all of her clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Knowledge far beyond her years of practice."
Medical malpractice
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Chicago Medical malpractice Lawyer Elise Anne Waisbren
Elise Anne Waisbren
Medical malpractice Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 12 years