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John J. Jacobsen, Jr.

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222 North LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60601

+1 (312) 609 7680

John J. Jacobsen, Jr.

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John J. Jacobsen, Jr. has been practicing benefits and fiduciary conduct law since he joined the firm in 1975.

His areas of concentration include design, implementation and administration of all types of employee benefits plans and counseling for plan fiduciaries relating to plan administration and to litigation issues both in the claims procedure and in court.

Mr. Jacobsen is an active member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and the Employee Benefits Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association. He has lectured at programs on employee benefits issues and written articles in the area, particularly on the subject of fiduciary conduct. He is the co-author of two treatises in the area of employee benefits. The first treatise deals with developments in ERISA litigation and is entitled ERISA Claims and Litigation. The second treatise entitled Fiduciary Responsibilities of Plan Sponsors discusses the obligations of plan sponsors. Both books are published by Federal Publications.

Mr. Jacobsen was selected for inclusion from 2006 to 2014 in Illinois Super Lawyers. He was also listed in Who’s Who Legal 2008 edition. In addition, he received an "AV Preeminent" Peer Rating in Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Jacobsen has also been selected by his peers from 2013 to 2017 as a Leading Lawyer in Employee Benefits.

John J. Jacobsen, Jr.

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Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1975
  • University of Louvain, M.A., 1970
  • St. Mary of the Lake, B.A., 1966

John J. Jacobsen, Jr.

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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1975

John J. Jacobsen, Jr.

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John J. Jacobsen, Jr.

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