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Overview

Aubrey focuses her practice primarily in the areas of professional liability, business and commercial matters, and general tort matters.

Aubrey has experience in a wide range of civil litigation. Before joining the firm, Aubrey worked for a class action law firm in Chicago where she drafted many pretrial litigation documents involving claims such as negligence, breach of contract, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. She also worked for a medical malpractice defense firm in Chicago and worked for the General Counsel team for the Governor of Illinois. Before attending law school, she worked at an immigration law firm in Chicago where she drafted and filed various immigration petitions for foreign nationals who were sponsored by corporate employers.

Aubrey earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she earned her pro bono notation award and was a student leader for the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice. She served as the Treasurer of the College of Law’s Corporate and Business Law Association. Aubrey was also a student attorney in the College of Law’s Intellectual Property-Trademark Clinic, where she counseled startup companies on the trademark application process.

She earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University. During her time there, she was a four-year member of the varsity soccer team and earned the role of captain her senior year. She was a MAC Tournament Champion in 2013, received an All-MAC (2nd Team) award in 2013 and made the Academic All-MAC team in 2013 and 2014. Aubrey was nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year in 2015, which honors the academic achievements, athletic excellence, community service and leadership of graduating female college athletes.

Aubrey is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), a designation awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The CIPP/US certification demonstrates that she has a strong foundation of U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations and an understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to and from the U.S. and the EU.

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D.
  • Western Michigan University, B.A. magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Experience

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Awards

  • Pro Bono Notation Award / Student Leader for the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice

 

News

Pretzel & Stouffer attorneys participate in the 26th Annual “Race Judicata”.

Pretzel & Stouffer attorneys, Jack Lonquist, Alex Beehler, Aubrey Sudomier, Edward Ruff, and Scott Howie (pictured from left to right), participated in the 26th annual “Race Judicata” hosted by the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, which provides free legal services to low-income Chicagoans. All proceeds from the race support CVLS’s mission of providing equal access to justice for ...

October 2021 | Firm News

Results

Road rage theory dismissed

Aubrey Sudomier and Tom Draths recently defeated a claim involving a road rage incident. Through their factual development and aggressive advocacy, Aubrey and Tom established that their opponent’s apparent agency theory did not have a legal basis to proceed beyond its earliest stages.  Aubrey and Tom’s client was dismissed from the case.  

July 2021

Pretzel Obtains Summary Judgment Twice From Separate Judges in the Same Case

Tom Draths, Jack Lonquist, and Aubrey Sudomier recently prevailed in a case in which the injured party claimed negligence resulting in multiple leg fractures and surgeries that allegedly left him permanently disabled.  Through their aggressive investigation, factual development, and motion practice, Tom, Jack, and Aubrey convinced two separate judges that plaintiff’s theories of liability were ...

June 2021