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  • Washington University in St. Louis – J.D. 2004, Washington University Global Studies Law Review Executive Editor, Trial Team, CALI Academic Excellence Awards: Appellate Brief Writing,  Contracts, Criminal Procedure, Remedies
  • Saint Louis University – B.A. 2001, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Legal Services

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Laura E. Schrick


Laura E. Schrick is a shareholder at Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. (MM&R), who focuses her practice in commercial litigation, trust & estate litigation, employment law, and construction law.

Laura values the trust that her clients place in her and works hard to provide them with personal attention and practical legal advice. She has achieved significant results for individuals and businesses in a variety of federal and state court matters at both the trial court and appellate court levels. Laura’s practice also includes arbitration and mediation.

Prior to joining MM&R, Laura worked for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee and as an intern with the United States Attorneys’ Office. Laura is AV peer-review rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Since 2013, she has been named as an Illinois Super Lawyer (or Rising Star) in business litigation. 

Professional Affiliations

Laura is a member of the American Bar Association Litigation Section, Illinois State Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, St. Clair County Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL). She is currently serving as Secretary of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section Council, a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy Law Section Council and as a member of the Illinois Supreme Court’s Committee on Character and Fitness, which evaluates applicants’ character and fitness to practice law. For the past ten years, Laura has been an arbitrator for the St. Clair County Circuit Court. She also served on the Court’s e-Discovery Committee.

Community Involvement
Practice Highlights
Select Reported Cases
  • Rotman v. Fish, 611 S.W.3d 554 (Mo.App. E.D. 2020)
  • Ave, Inc. v. Renasant Bank, Inc. 2020 WL 263509 (S.D. Ill. Jan. 17, 2020) with fees awarded to client, 2021 WL 1324532 (S.D. Ala. Jan. 14, 2021)
  • Sonnenberg v. Oldford, 2015 WL 1379505 (S.D. Ill. Mar. 24, 2015), affirmed on appeal 810 F.3d 509 (7th Cir. 2016)
  • DeliverMed Holdings, LLC v. Schaltenbrand, 2012 WL 13028117 (S.D. Ill. Oct. 15, 2012), on appeal, 734 F.3d 616 (7th Cir. 2013)
  • Riley-Jackson v. Casino Queen, Inc., 2011 WL 797493 (S.D. Ill. Feb. 27, 2011)
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