Jane M. McFetridge: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jane M. McFetridge

Office Managing Shareholder
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone(312) 787-4949

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
University University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., Accounting, with Honors, 1980 James Scholar
Law SchoolNorthwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1989
Admitted1989, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 2001, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; 2003, U.S. District Court, Central and Southern District of Illinois; 2005, U.S. Supreme Court; 2007, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Districts of Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Jane M. McFetridge is the Office Managing Shareholder of the Chicago, Illinois office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has been based in Chicago her entire career and has extensive experience litigating all forms of labor and employment matters throughout the Midwest.

Published Works


Mental and Emotional Injuries in Employment Litigation . 2 ed.
VA: Bureau of National Affairs, 2001. [Contributing Author]


Employment Law Implications of Mental Health Issues in Law Firms and Legal Departments The Practical Lawyer (April 2010) [Author] Pending Pay Equity Legislation Would Do More Harm than Good
The Job Description (DRI, November 15, 2010) [Author] Jury Instructions for Employment Defense Litigators
Defense Library Series (DRI, May, 2007) [Editor] Avoiding and Attacking 'Junk Science' in Employment Litigation
Mental and Emotion Injuries in Employment Litigation, Second Edition , published by the Bureau of National Affairs in 2001 [Author] Federal Court Rejects Overtime Claims of Table Games Supervisors
Gaming Law Review 11.2 (4/2007) [Author] When are Superiors Personally Liable for Employment Law Violations?
Illinois Bar Journal (1/2004) [Author] Employment Litigation: Psychological 'Junk Science,'
For the Defense (DRI, October 2001) [Author] After September 11th: Religious Discrimination in the Workplace
For the Defense (10/2002) [Author]

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• Faculty Member at the American Bar Association's National Institute on Sexual Harassment

• Active in the Defense Research Institute's Employment Law Committee

• Certified Public Accountant

• Selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers


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Jane M. McFetridge

150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2500
ChicagoIL 60601


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