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Medical Malpractice Attorney Nielsen Joins Firm

HeplerBroom attorney Mary Nielsen
Mary Nielsen

Mary N. Nielsen has joined HeplerBroom in its Chicago office as a partner. Nielsen focuses her practice on the defense of health-care providers and human services/not-for-profit providers, including hospitals, physicians, nurses, nurse anesthetists, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists. She also defends long-term care facilities and has significant experience defending not-for-profit agencies running residential and day programs for disabled and mentally ill adults and children, rehabilitation centers, and therapeutic day schools.

Nielsen obtained her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1994, graduating magna cum laude. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Illinois. She is licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri and is admitted to the bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

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