Pretzel & Stouffer
Sommer R. Luzynczyk

Sommer R. Luzynczyk

The John Marshall Law School, J.D.,
cum laude, 2009

The University of Memphis, B.A.,
magna cum laude, 2005

Bar Admissions
State of Illinois
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association

Attorney Bio

Sommer is a partner at Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, where she focuses her practice on civil defense litigation, including professional liability and premises liability. Sommer has extensive experience representing her clients through each phase of the litigation process and has successfully defended physicians, healthcare professionals and healthcare institutions.

Sommer earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School, where she was a recipient of the Fred Herzog Scholarship and Edith and Philip Baim Scholarship awards. She was the 2008 recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for her performance in Trial Lawyer: Evidence. While in law school, she served as Managing Editor of The John Marshall Law Review and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Margaret O’Mara Frossard of the First District Illinois Appellate Court. In addition, Sommer was an active participant in the Moot Court program, competing in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition and the Tulane Mardi Gras Invitational National Sports Law Tournament.

In her spare time, Sommer enjoys traveling with her family.

News and Verdicts

Defense Verdict for Orthopedic Surgeon's Ankle Fracture Repair

Trial Victory for Residents and Interns on Timely Diagnosis of MRSA Infection

Hospital Not Guilty Verdict Reinstated on Appeal

Sommer Luzynczyk to speak at ISBA’s “Anatomy of a Medical Negligence Trial” seminar