Jay has spent his entire career fighting for the rights of his clients, with a
focus on litigation. Jay has been a practicing attorney since 2012, when he
began his career as a criminal defense attorney, where he represented clients in
State and Federal Court in DUI, Drug Possession, and White Collar Crime cases.
Since then, Jay transitioned to the field of personal injury law, where he has
represented both the injured as well as the defendants responsible for causing
the injuries. This diverse experience has provided him with knowledge and
insight into the way insurance companies operate. Jay knows how to pressure
these large corporations in ways that maximize the value of his cases for his
Jay has experience in multiple areas of tort law, including Aviation,
Construction Accidents, Products Liability, Automobile Accidents, Premises
Liability, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home cases. Over the course of his
career, Jay has recovered millions of dollars for his clients throughout the
State of Illinois. Some notable results that Jay has recovered for his clients
$2.55 million settlement for a man working as a “flagman” when a
large truck rolled over his lower leg causing the leg to be amputated
$1.75 million settlement for a student who had suffered a severe
concussion when an inflatable amusement ride malfunctioned at a post-high school
prom event. Jay’s client suffered a significant brain injury when he was struck in
the head with a chain when the apparatus came apart.
$1 million dollar settlement for a woman who underwent a fusion surgery
after being T-boned by a snowplow truck.
$668,750 record settlement for pedestrians who were struck while crossing
Aurora Avenue in Naperville by a Naperville Police Officer. The Village of
Naperville argued that it was immune from suit under the law. It filed multiple
motions to dismiss which were defeated.
Jay is a resident of Aurora, where he lives with his wife and daughter. Jay is a
lifelong and avid Chicago sports fan, with a particular weakness for believing in
young Chicago Bears quarterbacks despite all evidence to the contrary.
B.A. Philosophy, DePaul University, graduated 2009
Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduated 2012