Elise Yu

Elise H. Yu

Associate Attorney
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Phone: (312) 223-1699
Fax: (312) 223-8549

One North LaSalle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60602
United States


Elise H. Yu is a litigation attorney who represents clients in a variety of legal matters. Ms. Yu graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2014. During law school, Ms. Yu was a member of the Transactional Lab, a student attorney with the Child Advocacy Law Clinic, and a judicial intern for the Honorable Timothy P. Connors of the Washtenaw County, Michigan Trial Court. Ms. Yu also spent her summers in-house at Coty, Inc. and the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights. As a result, Ms. Yu has gained exposure to and experience in many different practice areas ranging from child welfare to corporate governance.  

Prior to joining the Patterson Law Firm, Ms. Yu worked closely with Professor Michael Bloom at the University of Michigan Law School and his company, praktio, to develop practical legal training software.

Ms. Yu earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and political science from the University of Michigan. As an undergraduate, she interned at the Washtenaw County Prosecutor's Office, where she affirmed her desire to become a lawyer. She was also a member of the women's lacrosse team at the University of Michigan.

Ms. Yu joined The Patterson Law Firm, LLC, in November 2014.


J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2014
B.A. in English and Political Science, University of Michigan, 2010


United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 


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