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Margaret (Peggy) J. Rhiew Attorney

Areas of Practice

Industries

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2005

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.

University of Michigan, B.A.

Ms. Rhiew's is an attorney in the Firm's Chicago office with more than 12 years of experience who focuses her practice on consumer financial services litigation and class action defense involving financial services laws and regulations. She has significant experience handling complex litigation representing financial institutions and servicers in residential mortgage foreclosure, defensive litigation and commercial foreclosures. She regularly defends servicers and banks against issues related to consumer fraud, misrepresentation, breach of contract, loan modifications, loan workouts, the Truth in Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

In law school, she received the CALI Award for highest achievement in her Trial Advocacy course. As a member of the Kent Trial Team, Ms. Rhiew participated in the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition as well as the ATLA Competition where her team placed as a quarterfinalist. During law school, Ms. Rhiew externed at the EEOC and she was a student editor of the Employee Rights and Employment Law Policy Journal.

Memberships & Involvement

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Korean American Bar Association of Chicago, Vice President 2014-2016
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois

CALI Award in Trial Advocacy

Labor/Employment Law Certificate Program, Externship Scholarship

Labor/Employment Law Certificate Program, Institute for Law and the Workplace Scholarship