Jeff concentrates his litigation practice in tort, commercial, and insurance disputes.

Jeff represents owners, developers, contractors, crane companies, and designers in personal injury and property damage claims, construction and design defect suits, and contract payment disputes. He represents a major U.S. refinery in construction, premises, and property damage cases.

Jeff defends manufacturers in product liability claims. He is well-versed in engineering, medical, and scientific theories underpinning design, products, and catastrophic injury losses.
Jeff represents insurers in specie and jeweler’s block, and homeowners' claims, investigation of fraud and misrepresentation, and prosecution of rescission and declaratory judgment actions.

Jeff also handles high-value subrogation cases involving warehouse fires and oil spills.

Education

  • University of Iowa, B.A., 1996
  • Loyola University of Chicago, J.D., 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2001
  • Indiana, 2011

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Central Districts of Illinois and Northern District of Indiana

Lawyers

Our lawyers provide strategic advice and representation with intelligence, dedication, and enthusiasm. Our firm governance and culture are informed by a commitment to community, diversity, sustainability, and public service. +

Insurance

Our mission is to contribute to the bottom line. Whether we are taking a position on coverage wordings, safeguarding policy layer exposure, or defending against extra-contractual damages, our legal strategy serves immediate and long-term goals. +

Litigation

 Litigation is not a profit center. It is a problem to be solved effectively in the energy, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, and transportation spaces we know. We provide representation with finesse and know how. +