Nancy A. Case is an insurance litigation trial attorney and partner at Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. and concentrates her practice on ERISA and non-ERISA subrogation, litigation, and employee benefits plan drafting and compliance.

Nancy obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature and Communications from the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida and her Juris Doctor from Chicago Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining MWL, she was with the law firm of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. in Chicago, Illinois, and focused her practice on subrogation, including handling subrogation litigation for one of the largest multi-employer ERISA plans in Illinois.

Nancy is licensed in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Washington State, is a member of the Illinois Trial Bar, and is admitted to numerous federal courts throughout the country.


Chicago Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2001, J.D.

  • Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 Senior Law Student License 2010 and 2011 representing criminal felony suspects in Cook County Chicago for First Defense Legal Aid, an organization that mobilizes lawyers and overpoliced community members to fill gaps in public defense.

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, 1991, B.A.

  • Major: Literature/Communications

Speaking Engagements

Improving Plan Subrogation Language, September 20, 2016, MWL webinar presented to the public.

ERISA Subrogation and Reimbursement, May 12, 2016, seminar co-presented with Ryan Woody to ARMSE Conference (Association of Railroad Medical Service Executives) in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Bar
  • Claims Litigation Management (CLM)
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP)

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