Monica J. Mosby concentrates her practice in complex commercial, securities, and real estate litigation and dispute resolution.
Monica represents lending institutions and other businesses in commercial, guaranty and real estate loan litigation in both state and federal court. She assists clients with foreclosing various types of real property, including complex high-rise hotel, condominium and office projects, retail projects and single family homes; obtaining money judgments against individual and corporate guarantors; and successfully defending clients against lender liability claims. Monica also has extensive experience negotiating and preparing forbearance agreements, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and blanket settlement agreements. She also handles multi-state and multi-county mechanic lien claims on behalf of lenders, property owners and title insurance companies.
Monica’s practice also includes defending publicly traded companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions, directors’ and officers’ liability actions, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigations, government enforcement proceedings, corporate governance disputes and other complex commercial litigation.
During law school, Monica served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald A. Guzman of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Upon graduation, she was awarded a Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Fellowship with the Federal Defender Program where she assisted in the criminal defense of indigent individuals prosecuted by the US Attorney’s office. Subsequently, Monica was named to the PILI Board of Directors as the 2004–2006 Fellow Representative. She was Katten Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year in 2012.