Daisy Denizard


Daisy Denizard advises and represents clients in complex litigation, insurance issues, and risk management. As national coordinating counsel and local counsel in Illinois and Wisconsin, she primarily defends corporations in litigation involving mass torts and toxic exposures to asbestos, talcum powder, and a range of chemicals. She also focuses on managing litigation and developing trial strategies.

Over her career, Daisy has extensive experience in an array of high-exposure and high-profile matters, including commercial litigation and disputes, business torts, environmental, Superfund/pollution, cost recovery, insurance coverage, premises and product liability. Prior to joining Hawkins Parnell & Young, she directly handled complex environmental and latent claims. She was responsible for monitoring environmental, asbestos, talc and latent type claims, including evaluation of cases, strategic planning, resolution of coverage issues, and establishment of adequate reserves.

Daisy is a member of Hawkins Parnell’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.



  • John Marshall Law School  (J.D., 2002)
    • Hispanic Law Student Association
  • Gannon University  (B.A., 1996)
    • Vice-President, Political Science Association

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin


  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • DRI
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Illinois Defense Counsel (IDC) 
    • Toxic Tort Committee
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI)
    • Chair, HLAI Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois


  • Spanish