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Jamie M.




Crystal Lake, IL


Areas of Practice

  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Corporate & Business


  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2003
  • Illinois State University, B.S. in Sociology and Political Science and minor in Legal Studies, 2000


  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Practice Description

Jamie M. Rein is a litigation associate in the Crystal Lake office. She focuses her practice on complex civil litigation matters, including all aspects of civil litigation and risk transfer, with a primary focus on construction injury, defect, and contract, in conjunction with related commercial general liability coverage and risk management matters; contract evaluation and development; defense of catastrophic bodily injury claims; construction defect claims arising out of breach of contract, common law, and other warranty and statutory theories; and other contract and commercial matters faced regularly by corporate clients. She also serves as assistant outside general counsel for a large multi-state commercial construction company and handles general liability claims for subsidiaries of a Fortune 500 company.

Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms. Rein worked for Aleen R. Tiffany, P.C. Previously, she was a civil attorney in the McHenry County (Illinois) State’s Attorney’s office, serving as legal counsel to the County’s elected officials, department heads, and employees and providing various lectures and trainings on the Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act throughout McHenry County. She also served as Parliamentarian to the McHenry County Board.

Professional Association Involvement

  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • McHenry County Bar Association
    • President (2011-2012)
    • First Vice President (2010-2011)
    • Second Vice President (2009-2010)
    • Secretary (2008-2009)
    • Social Committee Chair (2007-2008)
    • Young/New Lawyers Committee Chair (2006-2007)

Awards and Distinctions

Best Under 40 Award, McHenry County Business Journal (2012) 

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Law Schools Honors/Involvement

  • Dean's List
  • John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law Washington & Lee Law Review
    • Staff Editor
  • Scholarships
  • Louis Biro Scholarship
    • Edward Rosenberg Scholarship
    • Edith & Philip Baim Scholarship