Krista Easom


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  • Biography

    Krista Easom is a Partner in the Chicago office of GRSM and is a member of the Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability Defense, and Employment Law practice group.

    Krista has experience in all aspects of litigation, including drafting successful motions for summary judgment, drafting briefs for commercial litigation appeals, and negotiating settlement.

    Prior to joining the firm, Krista gained in-house transactional and compliance experience working for a public company with operations located in the U.S., Australia, and the UK. Krista’s corporate experience paired with her prior litigation experience make her an excellent advocate for our clients.

    Krista was selected to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for 2023. This peer designation is awarded only to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.


    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Central Districts of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
    • U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin


    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Ambassador for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County
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  • Education


    J.D., The UIC John Marshall Law School, 2015

    • Teaching Assistant, Lawyering Skills Program (Ranked #8 in the nation for Legal Writing)
    • Placed 2nd out of 115 participants, 2013 JMLS Herzog Moot Court Competition

    B.A., International Business Relations, Chinese Concentration, University of Delaware, 2011


    Super Lawyers® Rising Stars distinction in the field of Business Litigation (2023)