Tracy Phipps joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2018 as a shareholder. Her practice is focused on civil litigation defense with a concentration in products liability, premises liability, toxic tort defense and asbestos defense. She previously worked to defense business and insurance clients in workers’ compensation matters. Over the last fifteen years, Tracy has successfully defended thousands of cases in Madison County, Illinois and St. Louis City as well as throughout the State of Illinois and State of Missouri. She has represented a wide variety of corporate clients and particularly enjoys working with small business owners who are new to the world of asbestos and product liability litigation. Tracy takes great care in assisting clients to understand the litigation process, keep clients timely apprised of case status, and is always especially mindful of client economic concerns. She continually strives to find new and innovative ways to most effectively and efficiently serve her clients.
Because of her commitment to the advancement and retention of women in the legal profession, Tracy serves as Co-chair of the Sandberg Phoenix Women’s committee. She also works as Chair of the Sandberg Phoenix Paralegal management team where she supports the firm’s paralegals in providing essential services to clients at an exceptional value.
Originally from Evansville, Indiana, Tracy now resides just outside of St. Louis in Waterloo, Illinois with her husband and two young daughters.
Sandberg Phoenix Paralegal Management Team, Chair
Sandberg Phoenix Women’s Committee, Co-chair
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Illinois State Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
B.A. in Philosophy and Criminal Justice, Indiana University
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
While attending Saint Louis University School of Law, Tracy clerked for the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office and interned for Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry representing low income clients in dissolutions, child custody matters and contract disputes.
Camp Ondessonk Catholic Youth Camp, Board of Directors - President (Diocese of Belleville, Illinois) (2013-present)
Indiana Memorial Union, Board of Directors (1998 and 1999)
"Missouri Rule 4-3.2 and the Ethics in Dealing with Opposing Counsel," Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Ethics CLE
"Ethics: Diversity and Inclusion, ABA Rule 8.4," Harris Martin Midwest Asbestos Conference