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Nancy A. Case

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Nancy A. Case

Partner



    

    

  

   

Biography

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.


Claims Litigation Management

Education

  • 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

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 2002

Wisconsin, 2012

Washington, 2018

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 2021

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)

Speaking Engagements

  • Navigating No-Fault Benefits (Health Subrogation Series Part 7) – August 23, 2022 – MWL webinar presented to public. Co-presented with Stephen A. Smith and Catherine Dowie.
  • ERISA Subrogation 101: Back to Basics (Health Subrogation Series Part 5) – June 21, 2022 – MWL webinar presented to public. Co-presented with Ryan L. Woody and Catherine Dowie.
  • Post-Montanile Tracing and Stop Loss 101 (Health Subrogation Series Part 4) – May 24, 2022 – MWL webinar presented to public. Co-presented with Ryan L. Woody and Catherine Dowie.
  • Understanding Form 5500s, Responding to 1024 Document Requests, and Addressing Arguments on Plan Delivery (Health Subrogation Series Part 3) – April 26, 2022 – MWL webinar presented to the public. Co-presented with Ryan L. Woody and Catherine Dowie.
  • Whose Claim Is It Anyway (Health Subrogation Series Part 2) – March 22, 2022 – MWL webinar presented public. Co-presented with Ryan L. Woody and Catherine Dowie.
  • From First Notice Letter to Courthouse Steps: How To Avoid, But Be Ready For, Litigation (Health Subrogation Series Part 1) – February 22, 2022 – MWL webinar presented to public. Co-presented with Ryan L. Woody and Catherine Dowie.
  • 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.