Doressia L. HuttonDoressia L. Hutton

Class of 2001
Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
Chicago, IL


Ms. Hutton is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s Chicago office and focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, environmental litigation, enforcement defense, and insurance matters.

Ms. Hutton has experience representing clients in matters involving various allegations of corporate wrongdoing, including cases leveling claims of unauthorized trading and commodity-related fraud. She also has handled corporate investigations and contract disputes for clients.

On the insurance side, Ms. Hutton has represented policyholders in coverage disputes tied to an array of policies, including first-party property, general liability, and directors and officers liability.

Honors and Awards

Ms. Hutton was the 2007 recipient of the Young Alumna of the Year Award from Northern Illinois University College of Law.  Ms. Hutton serves on the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Center for Justice and AIDS Legal Council of Chicago. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and the Alumni Council of Northern Illinois University College of Law.


Ms. Hutton received a B.A. in English, summa cum laude, in 1997 from Tougaloo College. She earned her J.D., summa cum laude, in 2001 from Northern Illinois University College of Law, where she served on the Northern Illinois University Law Review.