Jack is a highly experienced commercial litigator and trial attorney. He has practiced for over 40 years in a wide variety of matters and commercial disputes, most recently relating to real estate and construction litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and large commercial real estate loan defaults.

Jack is a partner in BFKN’s Litigation Group. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation matters.

Jack has tried matters both to juries and in bench trials. He also has represented clients in arbitration hearings and is familiar with all means of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation. Jack holds a certificate from the Northwestern University School of Professional Studies in Mediation Skills Training and is also a certified mediator for the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County.



  • State of Illinois
  • State of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Harvard University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1982
  • Lake Forest College, B.S. in Mathematics, B.A. in Politics, 1979




  • Leading Lawyers Network (2021-2023)
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating – AV Preeminent


  • Phi Beta Kappa
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