Staci Holthus represents individuals, corporations, and public entities in civil litigation matters. From preparing complaints and motions, to conducting discovery and preparing for trial, she is actively involved in all phases of the litigation process. Staci's clients also benefit from her experience at the appellate level, which includes drafting briefs filed in both the Illinois Appellate Court and the United States Supreme Court.

Staci also works with financial institutions and businesses, representing them in bankruptcy proceedings and collection matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Hinshaw as an associate, Staci was a summer associate with the firm. During law school, Staci gained litigation experience under the supervision of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia as part of their prestigious summer clerkship program. She also competed in the National Moot Court Competition where she was Regional Champion and awarded Best Oral Advocate in 2016.

In addition to her other law school accomplishments, Staci was a member of the Dean's List and received the CALI Award for the highest grade in Legal Writing II, Advocacy, and Advanced Writing for Illinois Litigation. She also served as a teacher's assistant for first-year legal writing classes.

Prior to her legal career, Staci worked as a middle school math teacher at a public charter school in Washington, D.C.

Hinshaw Publications

Community/Civic Activities

  • Loyola University Chicago Undergraduate Moot Court Team, Assistant Coach
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, U.S. Midwest Regional Administrator

J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2017

M.A., American University, 2012

B.A., Political Science, Loyola University Chicago, 2010