Stacey A. Cischke has extensive experience in the representation of physicians, dentists and healthcare institutions. She represents several Chicago-area teaching hospitals, as well as individual physicians and practice groups. Ms. Cischke handles all aspects of litigation and has tried multiple medical malpractice cases to verdict.
Ms. Cischke frequently presents to physicians and medical practice groups focusing on topics such as understanding the defense of birth injury cases, preparing for depositions, legal issues involving EMR’s and improving reliability in discovery responses. She has been invited by local and national healthcare and risk organizations to speak about a variety litigation issues, including e-discovery, litigation holds and incorporating principles of enterprise risk management into litigation strategy. She is President of the Chicago Healthcare Risk Management Society (CHRMS), and a member of ASHRM.
Ms. Cischke is an Adjunct Professor of Law in the Online Legal Education Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and she co-authored a chapter titled “Principles for Strategic Discovery” in the book “Principles of Risk Management and Patient Safety.”
Ms. Cischke was named one of the “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” as a result of the 2014 annual survey by Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Individuals selected to the “40 Under Forty” list are nominated and recognized by colleagues as the most talented and successful “up and comers” in Illinois. She has been named a 2015 Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network, and a Leading Lawyer in 2017-2021. Her peers have also recognized her with an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Ms. Cischke attended James Madison College at Michigan State University where she graduated with honors. Ms. Cischke was a member of the Thomas Tang National Moot Court team at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and was awarded the honor of Best Brief.
Presenter, Anticoagulants: Avoiding Adverse Events Through Sound Practices, June 2021
Moderator, Genetics' Growing Interaction with the Law - Genomic Medicine in Pediatrics and the Implications of Precision Medicine, a presentation by Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, Columbia University, June 9, 2021
Moderator, Genetics' Growing Interaction with the Law - Perinatal Genetic Medicine: Legal and Practice Considerations for the Obstetrician-Gynecologist, a presentation by Scott MacGregor, DO, MFM, Genetics Counselor at NorthShore University Healthcare System, June 2, 2021
Co-presenter, Placental Pathology and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Understanding the Importance of Placental Evaluation in Perinatal Malpractice Cases," American Conference Institute's Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice Claims, June 2018
Co-Authored Chapter in Principles of Risk Management and Patient Safety