The University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 1998
DePaul University College of Law, 2001
Scharf Banks Marmor LLC
333 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 450
Chicago, IL 60603
Corinne C. Heggie is an attorney 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 is a class action commercial litigator who defends debt buyers, debt collectors, lawyers, mortgage servicers, and lenders in consumer fraud claims and suits 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 also defends a wide range of professional liability and §1983 civil rights claims. Prior to joining Scharf Banks Marmor LLC, Corinne was a partner at a national law firm.
Corinne has been a Director of the WBAI since 2013. She has co-chaired the Annual Dinner, golf outing, Rise Up and Reach Back luncheon, Chief Judges Reception, and Top Women Leaders in Law Awards Reception. Corinne co-chairs the In-House subcommittee and previously has participated in the mentor and membership subcommittees. Corinne has spoken about diversity in the profession of law on behalf of the WBAI at the Northwest Suburban Bar Association and St. Louis University College of Law.
Outside of work, Corinne enjoys spending time with her three sons and husband. She would love to be able to read for fun again. If she was not a lawyer, she would be an auctioneer. In law school, she worked as an extern for the Cook County State’s Attorney Criminal Appeals division. Corinne is licensed in the State of Missouri as well as Illinois and district courts throughout the Seventh and Sixth Circuits.