Betsy Farrington
Associate / Chicago

P: 312-881-5967
F: 312-380-7004

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Betsy recently completed federal judicial clerkships in the Western District of Missouri and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Betsy’s keen attention to detail stems from the six years she spent as an active-duty naval officer prior to law school, serving as an engineering officer on a warship in Japan, a platoon commander in Baghdad, Iraq, and a staff officer in Virginia. Betsy graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and earned her law degree summa cum laude from the University of Illinois.

  • Elliott Associates v. AbbVie Inc.

    Defending AbbVie against fraud allegations brought by multiple hedge funds relating to its abandoned acquisition of Shire Plc.

    Ethicon, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Pelvic Repair System Litigation

    Represents Ethicon, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson in federal litigation involving pelvic mesh products.

    Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. v. Lafarge North America Inc.

    Represents a defendant in an opt-out antitrust case alleging that a nationwide conspiracy to fix prices in the drywall industry violated the Sherman Act.

    Pro Slab Inc. v. Argos North America Corp.

    Represents a defendant in a putative class action alleging a conspiracy to fix prices, rig bids, and/or allocate territories and customers in certain markets for ready-mix concrete.

    • Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
    • University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude)
      • Order of the Coif
      • Managing Editor, Illinois Law Review
    • Old Dominion University (M.A.)
    • United States Naval Academy (B.S.)
      • Varsity Women’s Basketball
    • Honorable Nanette K. Laughrey, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
    • Honorable Helene White, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • State of Illinois
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • Bronze Star Medal
    • Navy Commendation Medal
    • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2)