Anne Scrivner Kuban Partner 312-855-9303

Anne is a founding partner of Barker, Castro, Kuban & Steinback LLC., who has successfully defended both her hospital and her physician clients in multiple jury trials. Anne concentrates her practice of law in the areas of healthcare defense and medical malpractice litigation with an emphasis on birth trauma defense and psychiatric cases. Anne’s practice also includes general civil and tort liability, municipal defense litigation, and employment discrimination matters including but not limited to EEOC claims.

As an Assistant State's Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, from 1990 – 1999, Anne argued multiple cases in front of the First District Appellate Court and prosecuted in excess of 35 felony jury trials, 20 misdemeanor jury trials and hundreds of bench trials ranging from financial crimes, domestic violence and stalking, sexual assault and murder cases with an emphasis on gang murders. Anne also successfully defended a Cook County hospital against allegations of employment discrimination in a federal jury trial. 

While at the Corporation Counsel’s Office for the City of Chicago's Law Department in the Torts Division, in addition to being the supervisor of the Municipal Division, Anne managed and litigated a caseload involving personal injury, police misconduct, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases. Anne tried twelve cases to verdict, ten of which resulted in verdicts for the defense.

Due to Anne’s extensive experience in both the criminal and civil court systems, Anne provides her clients with the additional benefit of interpreting both civil and criminal statutes. Anne is often called upon by her institutional clients to act as a liaison between the client and police departments, prosecuting attorneys, investigative entities, and the criminal court system. In this capacity, Anne has prepared witnesses for hearings, investigative interviews, and trials. In addition, when a client or one of their facilities has been the unfortunate victim of a criminal act, Anne is able to help guide them through the prosecutorial process and the complexities of filing criminal charges. Anne has conducted training sessions for multiple clients regarding the necessary steps to be taken to ensure compliance with various statutes and regulations.

Anne is a member of the Trial Bar of the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Society of Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocacy, Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and the National Association of Professional Women.

Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, J.D. (1988)

Denison University, B.A. Psychology (1985)

Virginia (1988)

Illinois (1989)