Illinois

Tel

312.332.3900

Fax

312.332.3908

Email

jmacklin@tlsslaw.com

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Distinctions

  • Organizations:
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Chair, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Insurance Coverage Committee
  • Vice Chair of the First Party Property Subcommittee, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member, Claims Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Member, Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS)
  • Member, Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago
  • Member, National LGBT Bar Association
  • Member, Traub Lieberman Diversity Committee
  • Editor, Traub Lieberman Diversity Newsletter
  • Writer-Traub Lieberman First Party Coverage Blog
  • Notable Decisions:
  • BNSF Ry. v. Gilster-Mary Lee Corp., No. 15-cv-250-JPG-SCW, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85332 (S.D. Ill. June 30, 2016)
  • Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. and Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Syndicates 2623 and 623 v. Westchester Surplus Lines Inc., RSUI Indemnity Co., and Ramirez Construction, Court No. 15 CH 18496, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (June 28, 2016).
  • Landmark Am. Ins. Co. v. VO Remarketing Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80800, *4 (D. Colo. June 13, 2014).  On July 30, 2015, the Tenth Circuit United States Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s holding that Landmark owed no duty to defend or indemnify its insured pursuant to the policy’s auto exclusion.
  • Awards:
  • Candidacy Editor, The John Marshall Law Review
  • Earned the CALI Award for Excellence in Contracts, Estates & Trusts, Federal Income Taxation, and Payment Systems Law
  • Semifinalist/Best Petitioner Brief, Robert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Moot Court Competition, March 2009
  • First Place, University of Houston Moot Court National Championship, January 2010

 

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