Corinne Heggie

Corinne Heggie
Second Vice President

The University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 1998
DePaul University College of Law, 2001

The Wochner Law Firm
707 Skokie Blvd. Suite 500
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

office (847) 272-7360

Corinne C. Heggie is counsel at Scharf Banks Marmor, LLC, the largest majority women owed firm in Illinois that represents companies with global and national interests in complex litigation, corporate governance, compliance, and employment matters.  Corinne represents publicly and privately held companies in federal and state court in consumer fraud litigation and litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and their state law corollaries. Corinne’s practice also involves defending professional liability and §1983 civil rights claims. Prior to joining Scharf Banks Marmor LLC, Corinne was a partner at a national law firm.

Corinne is the Second Vice President of the WBAI, slated to serve as President in the 2019-2020 bar year.  Corinne co-chairs the In-House subcommittee and previously has co-chaired events such as 2016 Annual Dinner, golf outing, Rise Up and Reach Back luncheon, Chief Judges Reception, and Top Women Leaders in Law Awards Reception. Corinne has spoken about diversity in the legal profession on the WBAI’s behalf at the Northwest Suburban Bar Association and St. Louis University College of Law.

Outside of work, Corinne enjoys spending time with her sons Jack (9), Paul (8) and Teddy (6) and her husband John. She and her family are active in organizations that support women and children in crisis.

“The WBAI has been a source of friendship and business development. I have referred cases, received cases, and engaged clients because of my involvement in WBAI.”