April Foreman is an Attorney with the mass tort team in the HMG – Chicago Office. Born in Ontario, Canada to a Canadian father and an American mother, a broader world view has always been important to April. From a young age, her family was steeped in service and emphasized the difference one person can make in others’ lives. Becoming an attorney to help others was a natural extension.
A graduate of John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois April received the Dean’s, Law Review, and Rosenberg scholarships. April served on the John Marshall Law Review as a Student Editor, publishing an article on the Learned Intermediary Doctrine and Direct-to-Consumer Advertising. April also worked as a Summer Associate for Altheimer & Gray in the Corporate and Environmental Departments. While studying for the bar exam April worked for the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc. helping children exposed to dangerous levels of lead.
After graduating and passing the bar exam, April worked for Altheimer & Gray in their corporate department, LaSalle Bank in Asset Backed Securities, and as an Illinois Mentor for Micromash Solutions for students taking the bar exam. While raising her three children, April volunteered by serving on a charter school governing board, assisting the school with their 501c3 application, overseeing her congregation’s children’s Sunday and weekday activities for eight years, and locally oversaw two public affairs campaigns for a group of nine congregations.
Prior to law school April earned degrees in Political Science and Humanities from Brigham Young University. April is actively involved in her congregation and community serving in her congregation’s youth organization, the PTO, and volunteers for World Relief in their citizenship clinics. She also enjoys reading, fitness walking, Pilates, crocheting, family history photography, traveling, and spending time with her husband, three kids, dog and cat.
April is licensed by the State Bar of Illinois.