Pooja was born and raised in Freeport, Illinois, and has lived in Chicago since 2010. Pooja earned her B.A. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned her J.D. at The John Marshall Law School.
During law school, Pooja served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Kathryn E. Zenoff in the Second District of the Illinois Appellate Court and as a federal judicial extern for the Honorable Charles P. Kocoras in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Pooja is licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois and practices in the areas of consumer litigation and personal injury. Pooja is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois; Eastern District of Michigan; Southern District of Indiana; Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin; Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas; and District of Colorado. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Advocates, and Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
Outside of work, Pooja enjoys yoga, traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time outdoors with her fiancée and dog. Pooja also volunteers her time at PAWS Chicago and as ALF’s personal concierge.