Carrie Hogan focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on product liability, professional negligence (medical and legal), consumer product safety, toxic tort, and false advertising/consumer fraud lawsuits. She has extensive trial and appellate experience in these areas in state and federal courts.
Carrie is one of the most senior litigators, representing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, in a series of arbitrations under the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement with various state attorneys general. She also serves as trial counsel for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in smoking and health-related jury trials.
Carrie is national coordinating counsel for Laboratory Corporation of America's (LabCorp) professional negligence litigation related to its Pap smear testing. She also has defended ALAS members in complex legal malpractice actions. Carrie represents The Sherwin-Williams Company in its nationwide lead paint litigation brought by state attorneys general, local and state governmental entities, and private plaintiffs. She has extensive experience managing and coordinating nationwide litigation programs for clients such as The Chamberlain Group, Experian Information Solutions, LabCorp, and TRW.
Carrie served as president of the Women's Bar Foundation of Illinois from 2010 to 2012. The American Bar Association's Law Practice Management Section appointed her as a member of its Women Rainmakers Board for the 2011-2012 and 2012-2103 sessions. She also has been appointed to the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission Hearing Board since January 2013, and was named a fellow in the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society by Litigation Counsel of America.
Honors & Distinctions
Chicago's Top Rated Lawyers in Litigation, Chicago Tribune (2015)
Named as Leading Women Lawyers (July 2014) and Leading Commercial Litigation Lawyer (April 2014) by Chicago Lawyer
The Most Powerful and Influential Women in Illinois, National Diversity Council (March 2011)
Woman Rainmaker of the Month, ABA Journal (March 2011)
Profiled in Power and Influence for Lawyers: How to use it to develop business and advance your career by Susan Letterman White (2011, West Publishing)