People: Kristine R. Argentine, Partner

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Kristine R. Argentine

Partner

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5332
Fax: (312) 460-7332
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Ms. Argentine is a partner in the Litigation Department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ms. Argentine has experience representing a variety of clients in numerous consumer fraud class actions, including clients in the financial services industry.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Argentine worked as a law clerk for the General Counsel of DePaul University.  In July 2010, Ms. Argentine held the position of Interim Director of the Student Legal Services for DePaul University.  She also worked as a summer associate in 2009 for Seyfarth Shaw's Chicago office.

During law school Ms. Argentine was a member of the DePaul Law Review.  In the Spring of 2009, she was an extern for Northern District of Illinois Federal Judge, John Darrah.  In the Fall of 2009, Ms. Argentine interned with the US Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Illinois. 

Ms. Argentine is a partner in the Litigation Department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ms. Argentine has experience representing a variety of clients in numerous consumer fraud class actions, including clients in the financial services industry.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Argentine worked as a law clerk for the General Counsel of DePaul University.  In July 2010, Ms. Argentine held the position of Interim Director of the Student Legal Services for DePaul University.  She also worked as a summer associate in 2009 for Seyfarth Shaw's Chicago office.

During law school Ms. Argentine was a member of the DePaul Law Review.  In the Spring of 2009, she was an extern for Northern District of Illinois Federal Judge, John Darrah.  In the Fall of 2009, Ms. Argentine interned with the US Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Illinois. 

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, summa cum laude (2010)
    Order of the Coif, Dean's List, CALI Award: Trial Advocacy, CALI Award: Legal Writing 
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association

Representative Engagements

  • Wilson v. Allstate Insurance Company (Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois).  Class action alleging consumer fraud and violation of various aspects of the Illinois Insurance Code.  The action remains pending.
  • Frye v. Kemper Sports Management (Superior Court, Orange County, California).  Class action alleging violation of California’s Unruh Act.  Motion to decertify class granted.
  • Held. v. AAA (U.S. Dist. Court, Connecticut). Class action alleging unfair business practices and breach of contract.  The action remains pending.
  • Vorst v. TBC (U.S. Dist. Court, Southern District of Florida). National class action alleging violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.  Motion to dismiss granted.
  • Westbrooke Properties  v. Heartland Bank (Circuit Court, St. Clair County, Illinois). Class action alleging breach of contract.  The action remains pending.