Jonathan P. Schaefer

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312-385-2163

PRACTICE OVERVIEW

Jonathan P. Schaefer currently concentrates his practice principally on the defense of casualty losses, such as negligence, transportation, products liability, and medical malpractice, and has tried cases in both the state court and in U.S. District Courts.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Jon recently obtained partial summary judgment on behalf of a bus company operating an adult charter, with the court finding that the company was not operating as a common carrier at the time of the fatality accident, and that it did not owe the highest duty of care relative to the occurrence.

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Jon has presented numerous in-house seminars on updates to Illinois transportation law to his insurance clients.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1982
  • B.A., DePaul University, 1979

ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois, 1982
  • U.S District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar
  • U.S District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1999
  • U.S District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2000
  • U.S District Court, District of Colorado, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2005
  • 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DRI

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