Jennifer is a tireless advocate for those injured by the negligence of others. With a background as an attorney defending large corporations in civil litigation, Jennifer’s prior work consisted of trial work in state, federal and multi-district litigation cases.
Jennifer’s focus on trial work beginning in law school, where she was selected to receive a Fellowship in Trial Advocacy and was named a Regional Champion and National Quarter-Finalist in national trial competitions. During law school, Jennifer was also an an intern at the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Illinois under Patrick Fitzgerald. While an intern, she completed her first successful trial prosecuting a bank robbery. Jennifer was also honored to extern for the Honorable Judge Virginia Kendall in the Northern District of Illinois federal court and to assist the Honorable Judge Thomas Donnelly in the Circuit Court of Cook County in his work to promote assistance for pro se litigants in civil cases to ensure fairness in the justice system. Working directly with Judges provided Jennifer with unique insight regarding judicial practices in both the federal and state court systems.
Jennifer is licensed to practice in Illinois. She supports a number of charities advocating for improvements in medical research for children, theatre arts and education, and autism programming.
Jennifer grew up in central Illinois and now lives in Chicago with her family.