Associates

Jennifer M. Labus

Chicago, IL (312) 422-0931 V card Print bio

General Info

Education

J.D., The John Marshall Law School, cum laude, 2017

  • Dean’s List, 2014-17
  • Dean’s List Scholarship Recipient, five consecutive semesters
  • Two-time recipient of The Edith and Philip Baim Scholarship
  • Herzog Scholar, 2016
  • AAJ Trial Advocacy Team Competitor, 2015-16
B.A. in paralegal studies, Kaplan University, 2014

Admissions

Illinois, 2017

Overview

Jennifer Labus (Rieger) is an associate at Donohue Brown with a focus on professional liability defense and commercial litigation.

Ms. Labus joined the firm following her graduation cum laude from the John Marshall Law School. During her time at John Marshall, she received a 711 student attorney license and represented legal aid clients in a variety of legal matters, ranging from routine expungements and felony hearings to complex constitutional and civil rights cases in federal court.

She was recognized with CALI Awards for Academic Excellence in the areas of torts and professional responsibility and was the recipient of several academic based scholarships and awards. She was also awarded tuition waivers by John Marshall for her outstanding performance in two undergraduate trial advocacy competitions.

Experience

Plaintiff v. Defendant Railroad Company

10/16/2019

Client:

Defendant Railroad Company

Outcome:

Appellate Court Victory for Defense

Plaintiff v. Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician

04/01/2019

Client:

Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense

Highlights

Off the court

Personal Information/Pro bono work

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