CONTACT INFORMATION
(312) 641-1555
YSanchez@SanchezDH.com

PRACTICE FOCUS

Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Civil Rights Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law
Product Liability Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
School and Municipal Law

EDUCATION

J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 2009
B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University School of Law, 2007

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Illinois

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Externship, Office of the Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke, 2008-2009

Contact Information


(312) 641-1555
YSanchez@SanchezDH.com

Practice Focus


Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Civil Rights Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law
Product Liability Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
School and Municipal Law

Education


J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 2009
B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University School of Law, 2007

Bar & Court Admissions


Illinois

Yifan Sanchez joined Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman in 2009 after obtaining her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Prior to coming to the United States, she obtained her bachelor degree in law from Beijing Foreign Studies University School of Law.

Since joining the firm, Ms. Sanchez has been involved in a variety of cases that showcase her quick-learning skills, her ability to grasp complex legal issues and her passion in helping clients. She has defended municipalities against civil rights claims, construction companies against negligence and breach of contract claims, and businesses against personal injury and product liability claims. Ms. Sanchez is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.


REPORTED CASES

  • Successfully defended a police officer in a Section 1983 jury trial and obtained a not-guilty verdict.
  • Successfully defended a local small business in a personal injury/premises liability case and obtained a dismissal of the case.
  • Vigorously defended a local village and obtained a favorable settlement in a class action brought by village retirees for health care coverage.
  • Successfully defended a local municipality in an administrative review case and obtained a favorable ruling on the issue of using social media at the workplace.
  • Currently defending a silo construction company in a complex construction defect case where the plaintiff is claiming millions of dollars in damages.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Chinese American Bar Association