Kristi Browne spent most of her career as a plaintiffs’ class action attorney. She represented individuals in consumer fraud, securities, mortgage fraud, antitrust, ERISA, and employment cases. Additionally, she represented businesses in breach of contract cases, control disputes, and trademark infringement actions. Class action work provided her with the opportunity to hone her skills at complex litigation. Kristi Browne also practices in the area of education advocacy. She represents parents like herself, who have children with special needs to obtain services from their school districts.
Browne joined The Patterson Law Firm, LLC in September 2005. She has argued appeals in front of the Illinois and Wisconsin appellate courts as well as the federal courts of appeals for the Seventh and Fifth Circuits. She has also prepared appeals in the Eleventh Circuit. When she is not in the office, she serves on the Judicial Evaluation Committee for the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago. She is also an active member of her local PTA. She really enjoys being a mom and spending time with her kids.