Jeffrey Berman

Areas of Concentration

  • Insurance coverage and bad faith litigation
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Class actions
  • Federal and state appellate matters

Education

  • University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, with honors (1984)
  • Illinois Certified Public Accountant (1984)
  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
  • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude (1987)
  • Associate Editor, University of Illinois Law Review
  • Notes Editor, Illinois Bar Journal Recent Decisions

Experience

  • Counsel, Anderson + Wanca, Rolling Meadows, Illinois (2011-Present)
  • Partner, Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP, Chicago Illinois (2004- 2011)
  • Partner, McGuireWoods LLP, Chicago, Illinois (2003-2004)
  • Partner, Ross & Hardies LLP, Chicago, Illinois ( 1995-2003)
  • Associate, Ross & Hardies LLP, Chicago, Illinois (1987-1995)

Admissions

  • Illinois, 1987
  • United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 2005
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1987 (Trial Bar, 1994)
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1990
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2012
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2013
  • United States Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 2013

Memberships / Civic Experience / Recognitions

  • Village Trustee, Village of Buffalo Grove (1999-Present)
  • Village President Pro Tem, Village of Buffalo Grove (2011-present)
  • Chairman, Metra Citizens’ Advisory Board, representing Lake County (2010-present)
  • Regional Transportation Authority Citizens’ Advisory Board (2011-present)
  • Northwest Municipal Conference Transportation Committee (2001-present)
  • Leading Lawyer, Insurance, Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law
  • Leading West Suburban Lawyer
  • American Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association