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Clayborne & Wagner LLP announce new partner Corinne Mitchell

Corinne Mitchell

Clayborne & Wagner LLP, headquartered in Belleville, Ill., has announced the recent appointment of Corinne Mitchell as the newest partner of the law firm. She will be joining current firm partners, James Clayborne and Michael Wagner.

This strategic addition to the firm’s partnership further strengthens its commitment to providing exceptional commercial litigation, general liability defense, and equine law services to clients in the Metro-East region, Chicago, Ill., state-wide Missouri, and across the nation.

“We are thrilled to make Corinne a partner of our firm. She has proven to be such a valuable asset to our team and has made great strides in our equine law division,” said Michael Wagner, a founding partner at Clayborne & Wagner, LLP. “We are looking forward to the contributions she will make to our practice moving forward as a partner.”

Mitchell, previously an associate at the firm, has been with Clayborne & Wagner, LLP for the past five years. Throughout her tenure with the firm, she has demonstrated legal expertise in personal injury litigation, insurance defense, and animal law. As head of the equine law division, Mitchell combines her passion for horses with her extensive knowledge in the equine industry and litigation to serve clients in both litigation and transactional services.

Mitchell received her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2015 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology cum laude from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2012. Prior to joining Clayborne & Wagner LLP, she served as a federal law clerk in the Southern District of Illinois, with a particular emphasis on mass actions and multidistrict litigation.  Mitchell began her career working in private practice, serving a complex litigation team.

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About Clayborne & Wagner LLP

Founded in 2013, Clayborne & Wagner LLP is a certified minority-owned litigation and business transaction law firm with locations in Belleville, Ill. and Chicago. The attorneys have a diverse range of legal experience and coordinate their more than 100 years of combined legal expertise to provide commercial litigation, general liability defense, and equine law services to their business, insurance, and local governmental clients. For more information, visit: or call (618) 239-0187.

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