Abbey Fritz is a senior associate with Sandberg Phoenix in the health law practice group. She focuses her practice on defending medical and mental health providers within correctional centers and residential mental health facilities in various federal courts and Illinois and Missouri state courts. In addition to this work, she also provides medical malpractice defense.
Abbey dedicates herself to providing thorough and in depth legal services while counseling her clients who face the unique and immensely challenging work of providing healthcare in a correctional and residential treatment settings. While her adept legal research and writing frequently result in dismissals on the pleadings, Abbey is always prepared for, and has conducted, trial before a federal jury. Abbey's dedication to her clients and cases and never give up attitude continues on in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals where she has successfully briefed and argued cases involving a variety of legal issues.
J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law
In law school, Abbey was a member of the National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Team and a volunteer in the Southern Illinois University Legal Self-Help Clinic. She also completed an internship with the Madison County, Illinois State’s Attorney’s office and served as a volunteer for the Illinois Innocence Project while in law school.
B.A., Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, summa cum laude
As an undergraduate student, Abbey volunteered as a student intern for the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation.
Central District of Illinois
Eastern District of Missouri
Southern District of Illinois
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit