Admissions

  • Illinois

Education

University of Chicago (B.A.)

University of Notre Dame (J.D., cum laude, 2010)

Profile

Julie Mallen is an associate in Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella's Consumer Financial Services Litigation, Litigation, and Religious Organizations practice groups.  Julie serves corporate clients, individual shareholders, sole proprietors, and entrepreneurs in complex commercial disputes involving breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty; product liability; and breaches of non-compete, non-disclosures and non-solicitations agreements.  Julie's practice also focuses on defending class action and individual suits for claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and advising corporate clients on compliance with this Act. Prior to joining the firm, Julie was an associate at a boutique litigation firm in Chicago.

Julie earned her B.A. in Human Development from the University of Chicago. While at the University of Chicago, she was a four-year member of the Women's Varsity Softball team. She earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2010. 

Experience

  • Assisted in quick resolution of class action suit alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) with an outcome well below statutory damages
  • Served as trial counsel on behalf of real estate developer in legal malpractice dispute with management company in connection with ten multimillion-dollar, real estate development deals where jury returned not guilty verdict for the Firm's client when damages sought were in excess of $15 million
  • Obtained partial summary judgment on behalf of partner in a partnership in a multimillion-dollar breach of contract/breach of partnership/breach of fiduciary duty case against former partners arising from profit-sharing agreements and involving counterclaims for misappropriation of trade secrets and breaches of non-disclosure/non-solicitation agreements
  • Obtained dismissal of CEO in securities litigation dispute based on jurisdictional issues
  • Defended national lender in class action dispute against alleged violations of securities laws and lending laws in federal court in relation to arbitration provision contained in agreement
  • Successfully defended national mortgage broker against claims alleging violation of state and federal laws, including Truth in Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act

Professional/Community

  •  Julie has devoted a significant amount of her practice to pro bono family-law matters, including custody disputes and child-support issues.
  •  Julie is a member of the Associate's Board for the Chicago Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance

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