Chicago, Illinois

Bethany N. White


Areas of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Product Liability, including national toxic tort defense
  • Civil Defense Litigation
  • General Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Illinois


  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude - 2006
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2003
    • Major: Rhetoric

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Workers’ Compensation Subcommittee, Community Page Vice Chair, Former Community Page Chair (2014)
  • Women in the Law Subcommittee, Vice Chair of 2016 Annual Meeting Subcommittee, Chair of 2017 Annual Meeting Subcommittee, 2018-2020 Seminar Activities Chair
  • Trial Tactics Subcommittee, Vice Chair, Annual Meeting Subcommittee (2017-Present), Liaison to the Women In the Law Committee
  • DRI Philanthropic Activities Committee, Vice Chair of 2017 Awards Subcommittee
  • Philanthropic Activities Committee, Awards Chair (2017-2018)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Premium Member
  • Leading Lawyer