Firm Welcomes Associate Eric VanderPloeg

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Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella welcomes associate Eric VanderPloeg as the newest member of its litigation practice. He was a summer associate at the Firm in 2011.

Mr. VanderPloeg earned his B.A. in History at the University of Iowa in 2005, and his J.D., summa cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2012. While in law school, Mr. VanderPloeg served as the Executive Editor of the Illinois Symposium — an issue of the Loyola Law Journal dedicated to topics in Illinois law. In addition, he served as an editor/contributor for Loyola’s Education Law and Policy Society’s newsletter and tutored first-year law students in Constitutional Law. Mr. VanderPloeg was awarded the 2010-2011 Honorable Thomas R. Mulroy Award in Evidence and received CALI Awards in Appellate Advocacy, Federal Taxation and Corporate/Partnership Taxation.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. VanderPloeg managed the Chicago Loop office of a nationally recognized test preparation and admissions company. Mr. VanderPloeg previously clerked for a Chicago litigation firm, where he assisted attorneys in commercial litigation matters, landlord-tenant disputes, carrier-shipper disputes, and the enforcement and collection of state and federal court judgments. He is admitted to practice in Illinois. 
Mr. VanderPloeg may be contacted at 312/840-7129 or evanderploeg@burkelaw.com.

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