Laura Jennings has experience with a wide variety of substantive fields, including disputes involving contractual matters, judgment collections, trusts, employment, civil and criminal appeals, mortgage foreclosure and insurance matters. She brings a wealth of knowledge of what constitutes persuasive advocacy.
Laura represents a variety of individuals in pro bono matters involving landlord-tenant disputes, eviction record sealing, divorce and domestic orders of protection.
Laura was previously a lawyer at Novack and Macey in Chicago, and joined Armstrong Teasdale in 2023. Prior to that, she served as a law clerk to Justice Charles Freeman of the Illinois Supreme Court and Justice Thomas Hoffman of the Illinois Appellate Court. She also worked as an extern in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for the late Judge Nicholas Bua.
In addition, Laura has experience working at boutique law firms focused on intellectual property and personal injury law.
- Loyola University (J.D., 1991)
- Consumer Law Journal
- Leadership and Service Award
- Loyola University (B.S., 1984)
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- Chicago Bar Association
- Justinian Society of Lawyers
Charitable and Civic Involvement
- Pro Bono Network (Advisory Council Vice President)
- Public Interest Law Initiative
- Legal Aid Chicago
- Lawyers Committee for Better Housing
- Volunteer of the Year, Legal Aid Chicago (2023)
- Outstanding Volunteer, DuPage Giving and Legal Aid Chicago