Ford & Britton Law Firm

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Ford & Britton PC
Kristen C. Leppert

Kristen C. Leppert


Kristen C. Leppert is a trial attorney with over ten years of litigation experience.  Kristen concentrates her practice in insurance defense litigation, with an emphasis in construction litigation, transportation liability, professional negligence and premises liability.  She has experience in all aspects of litigation, receiving favorable results for her clients through motion and trial practice.  Kristen also has extensive experience with alternative dispute resolution and has negotiated numerous settlements on advantageous terms for her clients. 

In addition, Kristen has experience representing architects and engineers in construction defect cases.  She has successfully resolved numerous claims for design professionals through dispositive motions, receiving early dismissals and summary judgment orders on behalf of her clients. 

Kristen has developed legal seminars and publications covering various legal topics, including contract formation and risk management in the construction industry, cyber liability, alternative dispute resolution, design professional liability and exposure under the Fair Housing Act.



Supreme Court of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois

Juris Doctor, 2007

Northern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts, Communications, 2003, cum laude 


Member: Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, 2009-present