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Jenni L. Young

Shareholder | jyoung@smsm.com
Shareholder | Chicago, IL
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During the course of her legal career, Jenni Young has represented clients in various areas of law, including business law (i.e., corporate formation and litigation); personal injury (e.g., medical and legal malpractice defense and toxic tort litigation), and insurance (e.g., insurance coverage litigation and insurance defense). Ms. Young has managed the Illinois asbestos dockets for two Fortune 500 corporations and has extensive experience in all phases of litigation involving disputes in state, federal and multi-district proceedings. Ms. Young currently handles toxic tort defense matters directly in Illinois and manages multi-state litigation.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Localized, NFP, founding member and board member

Published Appellate Opinions

White v. Garlock Sealing Technologies, 398 Ill.App.3d 610, 924 N.E.2d 53 (4th Dist. 2010)

contributing editor

"LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation" (2015 Edition).

"LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation" (2014 Edition).

Education

Florida State University, B.S. (Finance), 1997

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2000

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana