Illinois

Tel

312.332.3900

Fax

312.332.3908

Email

jmacklin@tlsslaw.com

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Summary: With a creative, holistic approach and an ability to find positive, cost-effective solutions to complex issues, Jeremy Macklin offers clients thoughtful guidance and thorough analysis that allows them to make informed decisions. A partner in the firm’s Chicago office, Jeremy provides coverage advice on a wide range of commercial lines policies, including commercial general liability, professional liability, D&O, excess and umbrella insurance, and also serves as counsel for insurance companies in first-party property disputes and trial monitoring counsel for excess insurers in high-exposure cases.  

Overview

When his clients face complex issues, contentious disputes, or significant exposure, Jeremy Macklin provides them with the holistic, detailed analysis and actionable guidance that allows them to make informed, thoughtful decisions.

A partner in the firm’s Chicago office, Jeremy focuses his practice on insurance coverage, representing insurance companies and providing coverage advice on a wide range of commercial lines policies, including commercial general liability, professional liability, D&O, excess and umbrella insurance. He provides insurers with policy interpretation and analysis of extra-contractual liability issues, with his proclivity for out-of-the-box thinking leading to creative approaches and optimal solutions.

Jeremy also serves as counsel for insurance companies in first-party property disputes and trial monitoring counsel for excess insurers in high-exposure cases. With extensive experience litigating declaratory judgment actions on behalf insurance carriers in both state and federal courts across the country. Jeremy routinely advises clients on issues relating to coverage litigation, including developing strategies to avoid protracted litigation and secure favorable settlements.  His professional accomplishments earned him recognition as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2017 through 2019, a designation given to only 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois each year. 

A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jeremy served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Anne M. Burke on the Illinois Supreme Court while earning his law degree magna cum laude from The John Marshall Law School. He is an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), including serving as a Vice-Chair of the First Party Property Subcommittee of the Insurance Law Committee, and is a member of the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago and the National LGBT Bar Association.

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School, 2010, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007, B.A., cum laude

Admissions

  • Bar
    • Illinois
  • Court
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
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