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Kristine Rinella Argentine

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5332
Fax: (312) 460-7332
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Ms. Argentine is an associate for the Litigation Department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ms. Argentine’s practices focuses on complex commercial litigation, including cases involving restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property, unfair competition, contract disputes, consumer class action defense, and business torts.  Ms. Argentine has represented a wide range of clients, including medical device manufacturers, automotive manufacturers, construction companies, commercial and consumer product manufacturers, insurance companies, retailers, and a variety of private business owners.  She has represented and counseled clients through all phases and forms of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, emergency injunctions, jury and bench trials, and appeals in a variety of jurisdictions in the United States.  In addition, Ms. Argentine is experienced in pre-litigation counseling in the areas of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and contract interpretation.

Ms. Argentine is an associate for the Litigation Department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ms. Argentine’s practices focuses on complex commercial litigation, including cases involving restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property, unfair competition, contract disputes, consumer class action defense, and business torts.  Ms. Argentine has represented a wide range of clients, including medical device manufacturers, automotive manufacturers, construction companies, commercial and consumer product manufacturers, insurance companies, retailers, and a variety of private business owners.  She has represented and counseled clients through all phases and forms of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, emergency injunctions, jury and bench trials, and appeals in a variety of jurisdictions in the United States.  In addition, Ms. Argentine is experienced in pre-litigation counseling in the areas of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and contract interpretation.

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

Courts

  • Illinois Supreme Court 
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan 
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Federal Bar Association