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Jason Pearlman
Hennessy & Roach
Chicago
partner

Jason R. Pearlman is a Partner with Hennessy & Roach, in Chicago, Illinois, and is the Chairperson of the General Liability Litigation Practice Group. He handles a wide variety of matters for the firm including general liability cases involving auto, premises, product liability cases, subrogation and intervening petition liability claims. He received a Bachelor of Arts at Indiana University and his Juris Doctor from the John Marshall School of Law. Prior to joining Hennessy & Roach, P.C., he was an Associate at Friedman & Solmor, Ltd., litigating personal injury matters, including extensive jury trial experience. While attending law school, Mr. Pearlman worked at SPSS, Inc., a statistical software company, in sales and with the legal department. Prior to that, Mr. Pearlman worked as a legal assistant at Jenner & Block, Kirkland & Ellis, and Sidley and Austin. He has been a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Education:

  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
  • Juris Doctor, June 2000
  • Admitted to Illinois Bar November, 2000
  • Admitted to Wisconsin Bar February, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts- Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, May 1994
  • History Major, Sociology Minor

Experience:

  • Friedman and Solmor, Ltd., Chicago, IL, November 2000-June 2008, Associate Attorney
  • SPSS, Inc., Chicago, IL, October 1996-November 2000, Telesales Group Coordinator
  • Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL, May 1994-September 1996, Project Assistant

Professional Affiliations:

  • Illinois Bar Association

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Defense Litigation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Subrogation – § 5(b) Third Party Liability
Baktzekk v. R & R Trucking
2010
Recoverable Bills from Medicare and Medicaid
2008
Illinois Exception of Deliberate Encounter to Open & Obvious: Morrissey v. Arlington Park Race Course
2011
Rennert v. Great Dane Limited Partnership
2011
Automobile Liability/Subrogation Wajnberg v. Wunglueck
2012
Williams v. Sebert Landscape Company
2011
Heather Banks v. Rock Island Brewing Company
2010
Updates on Illinois Targeted Tender Case Law
2010
Kathleen Kleiber v. Freeport Farm and Fleet, Inc.
2011
Snow and Ice Removal Act
2010
Hollywood Trucking v. Atkinson
2008
Admissibility of Photo Evidence in Automobile Accidents
2008
Freight Broker's Liability for a Driver's Conduct
2011
Henriette Strutz v. Christopher Vizere
2009