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Jay Edelson

Practice areas:

Class Action, Lawsuits & Disputes

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Class Action: 90%
    19 years, 200 cases
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    19 years, 200 cases

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Contact Info

Edelson McGuire, llc

350 N. LaSalle
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL, 60654-7582


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199705/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Annual humanitarianHope church2010
40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 To WatchChicago Daily Law Bulletin2009
Legal RebelAmerican Bar Association Journal2009
Commendation for outstanding work by an associateHolleb & Coff1996
Cum LaudeBrandeis University1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing partnerEdelson McGuire llc2009 - Present
Managing MemberKamberEdelson, LLC2007 - 2009
MemberBlim & Edelson, LLC2001 - 2007

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2003 - 2009

Publication NameTitleDate
Perspectives in Biology and MedicineThe YouTube Generation: Implications for Medical Professionalism2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Brandeis UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Class action multiple-day conferenceClass actions2010
Guest LecturerClass Actions2008
Guest LecturerClass Actions2008
Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, Senate Committee on AppropriationsPet Food Contamination2007
Defective Pet FoodContaminated Pet Food2007