Stephanie F. Jones mitigates risk and delivers results to her clients by partnering with them to understand the needs of their business, recognizing the nuances specific to each product or service, and counseling them through contentious situations. As Co-Managing Partner in the Chicago office, Ms. Jones specializes in defending employers, decision-makers, insurance agents and brokers and businesses in commercial, business, employment, professional liability, consumer, and environmental/toxic tort litigation matters. She has successfully litigated cases on behalf of her clients before administrative agencies, and in various state and federal courts throughout the country. From complex product liability litigation matters to negotiating through business disputes, Ms. Jones’ experience has given her the ability to provide a comprehensive suite of litigation services to her clients.
In 2020, Ms. Jones was selected as one of the “40 Under Forty” Illinois attorneys to watch by the Law Bulletin Media, publishers of Chicago Lawyer magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. There were more than 1,500 attorneys in Illinois who were nominated by their peers to be considered for the honor.
Ms. Jones received her J.D., cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School. While in law school, she served as a staff editor of The John Marshall Law Review, an Associate Barrister for the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Board, a teaching assistant, and the President of the Corporate Law Society.
Prior to law school, Ms. Jones attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where she earned a B.A. in Law & Society. While there, she was a member of the NCAA Division I Women’s Swim Team, a Law & Society peer advisor, and the President of Mortar Board.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
2020-21 Vice-Chair Appointment to the Toxic Torts and Environmental Law General Committee
The Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law: 2019-2020 Treasurer; Former Co-Chairman of the Associate Committee
DRI Women in the Law
DRI For Life
American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Constitutional Rights Foundation, Attorneys in the Classroom
Chicago Bar Association, Wills for Heroes
Trio Animal Foundation