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Overview

Monica Banasiuk is an associate attorney who focuses her practice on financial services litigation, professional liability, commercial litigation and bad faith litigation. Ms. Banasiuk represents securities broker-dealers, investment advisors, registered representatives, insurance carriers, insurance brokers and insurance agents in State and Federal courts, and also before the dispute resolution tribunal of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She has substantial litigation experience and always strives to ensure that her cases are handled efficiently and with excellence.

Prior to joining Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, Monica practiced commercial and civil litigation, focusing mainly on real estate and construction issues. Her prior work provided her with ample experience with motion practice, the discovery process, trial preparation, settlement negotiations and trial.

Ms. Banasiuk received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a minor in Spanish, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law where she was consistently on the Dean’s list and earned the Prestigious Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction Excellence for the Future award in her trial advocacy classes.

Additionally, Ms. Banasiuk is the co-chair of the Future PLUS committee of the PLUS Midwest Chapter. She is also a member of the Auxiliary Board of the Lincoln Park Zoo and serves as the Secretary to the Junior Board of PAL-PAC (Polish American Leadership Political Action Committee).

Admissions

  • Illinois

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law– J.D.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – B.S.
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