Jennifer Turiello

Chicago Office

Areas of Practice/Concentration

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington, JD, cum laude, 2001
  • Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington, BA (Political Science & Biology), with highest distinction, 1998

Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Jennifer Turiello concentrates her practice in appellate litigation and insurance coverage litigation. In her appellate practice, Ms. Turiello has written briefs submitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Illinois Appellate Court and the Illinois Supreme Court on a variety of topics including, but not limited to, the application of the doctrine of promissory estoppel to employee handbook provisions and the impact of bankruptcy proceedings on a litigant’s standing to initiate legal action. Ms. Turiello has also participated in oral argument before the Illinois Appellate Court and the Illinois Supreme Court. She also routinely writes and argues dispositive motions such as motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss and motions for new trials.

In her insurance coverage practice, Ms. Turiello has written opinions and other analyses of insurance coverage and insurance related issues. She has defended against claims for bad faith against insurers, and has experience in both defending and prosecuting declaratory judgment actions involving all aspects of insurance coverage and other insurance related actions, including reinsurance.

While in law school, Ms. Turiello was a participant in the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition and the Executive Notes and Comments Editor for the Indiana Law Journal. Ms. Turiello is a published author in the Indiana Law Journal. In addition, she was the recipient of a Scribe Award for Excellence in Legal Writing.