Trial and Appellate Attorney
David M. Jenkins
As a Chicago trial and appellate lawyer, I believe it is my responsibility to improve the lives of others. And, for my client, my focus is to ensure that at the conclusion of your case, the outcome will improve your current and future situations.
The John Marshall Law SchoolChicago
J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1992
B.A., Political Science & English, 1989
"As your Chicago trial and appellate lawyer, I will work tirelessly to maximize results to achieve the most favorable outcome"
What drives my passion and commitment to positively affect the lives of my clients as a Chicago trial and appellate lawyer
"I am really grateful that being a lawyer allows me to be part of a larger legal system that improves the lives of others and that I can focus on improving the lives of my clients. "
Other interesting things about me
- Hapag-Lloyd (America), Inc. V. Denton Cartage Co., Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. Won $10.5 million jury verdict for my client for contractual indemnification arising out of a catastrophic trucking accident.
- River Park, Inc. v. City of Highland Park, 184 IIl. 2d 290, 703 N.E.2d 883 (1998). Member of appellate team which successfully obtained reversal of appellate court by Illinois Supreme Court in a decision which became the leading case regarding res judicata in Illinois.
- TIG Insurance Co. v. Horace Mann Ins. Co., No. 1-04-3880 (1st Dist. 2005), reported in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Vol. 151, No. 212 (October 28, 2005). Won reversal of summary judgment against client and obtained summary judgment in client’s favor from appellate court, declaring that client’s policy was excess.
- These are representative of my achievements in my 25+ year career