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Christen McGlynn is a business litigator with experience in complex civil and commercial litigation, including the defense of professional, products and general liability matters. She handles every aspect of the litigation process from drafting motions and pleadings, to conducting e-discovery, taking depositions, and representing clients in hearings in both state and federal court. Christen is valued for her strong work ethic and her ability to assist firm principals in identifying, assessing and managing legal issues and risks associated with complex claims throughout the dispute resolution process.

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Christen began her legal career as an Associate at a large insurance defense firm prior to joining Masuda Funai. She continues her passion for trial advocacy as a coach for the John Marshall trial team.

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  • The University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, (f/k/a The John Marshall Law School), J.D., 2018, Dean's List; Trial Advocacy & Alternative Dispute Resolution Honors Board - Presiding Barrister; Associate Barrister of Logistics and Associate Barrister of Trial Team Management; Trial Advocacy Council Member
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., 2015; Relations of The Spread - Editor; Daily Illini - Staff Writer


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


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The Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act: Preventing Cyber-Attacks or Promoting a Race Against the Clock?
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States experienced a rise in high-profile cyber-attacks. In March 2022, President Joe…
Masuda Funai Hosted the 2022 Intellectual Property Seminar
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. hosted the 2022 Intellectual Property seminar on October 20, 2022 in Novi, MI. An English session…
Masuda Funai Welcomes a New Associate
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Christen J. McGlynn as an Associate in the Chicago office…