Fern C. Bomchill: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Fern C. Bomchill

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7331

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Consumer Litigation & Class Actions
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts
  • Toxic Tort
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7331
Fax: +1 312 706 8608
University University of Michigan, B.A., 1969
Law SchoolThe University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1972
Admitted1972, Illinois; 1972, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 1986, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; 1999, US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; 2011, US Supreme Court


Federal Bar Association, President 2011-2012, National Board of Directors, former Seventh Circuit Vice President, former Chicago Chapter President

American Bar Association, Litigation and Tort and Insurance Practice Sections

Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee (Hearing Division)

Law Club of Chicago

Legal Club of Chicago

Lincoln Inn of Court


Fern Bomchill is a prominent litigator, mediator, and counselor whose practice deals with a broad spectrum of corporate, commercial, and financial matters. Since joining Mayer Brown in 1972, Fern has built a well-earned reputation as a skilled, knowledgeable trial lawyer and courtroom manager, and a proficient, well-informed mediator who masters case detail and achieves realistic, equitable, and timely solutions. In addition, she provides effective coordination and consultation regarding a wide variety of corporate concerns, including liability and exposure, consumer information and protection issues, risk-management strategies and document retention.

Fern's practice is particularly concentrated on federal and state court litigation and mediation, in which she prosecutes and defends class and individual actions that involve banking, bankruptcy, commercial, consumer protection, contract, product liability, trust, and tort claims. She also lectures and advises on legal ethics and attorney-client privilege, and defends attorneys in court and before regulatory bodies.

Widely recognized for her professional activities, Fern has received numerous special appointments, including:

•Firm Claims Counsel and ALAS Representative 2002-present


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Fern C. Bomchill

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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