honors + affiliations
Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee, Chicago Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Bridget G. Longoria is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Ms. Longoria concentrates her practice in the areas of occupational injury, product and premises liability, and mass tort litigation. She develops and implements defense strategies for large corporations facing serial litigation throughout the United States.
Ms. Longoria maintains an active pro bono practice, representing disabled children in educational matters as well as immigrants seeking U.S. citizenship. She also sits on the Chicago Bar Association's Judicial Evaluation Committee, where she conducts investigations and prepares reports on state judicial candidates.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Longoria was a litigation associate at a boutique defense firm in Chicago where she represented defendants in actions involving product and premises liability, aviation incidents, and construction defects.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Longoria served for three years as senior law clerk to Judge William D. Maddux, Presiding Judge of the Law Division in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, where she researched and prepared numerous memoranda and opinions and provided trial support to a variety of judges. She also assisted Judge Maddux with the organization and management of the Cook County, Illinois asbestos docket. In addition to her responsibilities to Judge Maddux, Ms. Longoria coordinated the court's judicial externship program.
Ms. Longoria received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. While in law school, she was a member of the moot court team and served as a legal writing teaching assistant. Additionally, Ms. Longoria completed an internship for the Cook County States' Attorneys' Office and clerked for Magistrate Judge Morton Denlow in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She was also presented with CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Writing and Advanced Legal Research. Ms. Longoria earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago.
Ms. Longoria is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2006, J.D.
- Loyola University Chicago, 2002, B.A., Magna Cum Laude