Jamie L. Filipovic


Office: Chicago

Direct: 312-422-6134

Fax: 312-422-6110


  • Professional Overview

    Jamie Filipovic is a Partner in the Chicago O’Hagan Meyer’s office. She divides her practice between labor employment law, professional liability defense and the representation of NFL football players.

    Ms. Filipovic provides a full spectrum of labor and employment-related services to her employer-clientele. She successfully represents management in various administrative, state and federal tribunal proceedings in cases involving discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, FLSA wage and hour single-plaintiff and collective action claims and BIPA class action claims. She regularly defends corporations before the NLRB and defends and guides management through union negotiations and disputes.  She also offers counseling on various labor and employment issues, including internal investigations on claims of sexual harassment, counseling during lay-offs, RIFs, terminations, disciplinary action or hiring, and negotiates employment contracts and severance packages. She advises clients regarding compliance, drafting of employee handbooks, BIPA policies and personnel materials.

    Ms. Filipovic also offers specialized knowledge and skill in the defense of professional liability, handling matters involving:

    • Employment Practices
    • Labor Union Negotiations and Disputes
    • Class Actions
    • Directors and Officers
    • Regulatory representation of Medical Professionals and Long-term Care Facilities
    • Errors and Omissions
    • Financial Services Companies
    • Medical Professionals
    • Insurance Agents/Brokers/Adjusters
    • Home Inspectors
    • Architects and Engineers
    • Accountants
    • Homeowner’s Associations
    • Professional Athletes

    Ms. Filipovic has been recognized as a top Illinois litigator.  She has been named by Illinois Super Lawyers as an Illinois “Rising Star” for the past six years (only 2.5% of lawyers are selected, named through per nominations and independent research).

    Ms. Filipovic is also a certified NFL Agent representing NFL football players in a full range of services, including contract negotiations, endorsements, public relations and marketing.

    Ms. Filipovic is admitted to practice in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin, the Northern District of Illinois and the Northern District of Texas and has been admitted pro hac vice in various state courts throughout the United States.

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  • Education and Admissions


    Ms. Filipovic earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She received her Juris Doctor from the DePaul University School of Law, Chicago, where she was an Editor for the DePaul University College of Law Journal of Healthcare Law and the DePaul Business Law Journal.

    States Licensed

    • Illinois
    • Wisconsin
  • Professional Organization Memberships
    • Member: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • Member: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • Member: Sports Lawyers Association
    • Member: Professional Liability Attorney Network (PLAN)
    • Member: Professional Liability Underwriter’s Society (PLUS)
    • Member of Labor and Employment Committee: Chicago Bar Association
    • Member of Professional Liability Committee & Women in the Law Committee: DRI
    • Member: Illinois Woman’s Bar Association
  • News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
    • Honored as Rising Star, Illinois Super Lawyers, for years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, as Published in Chicago Magazine (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 editions).
    • Awarded as Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for Illinois by The American Academy of Trial Attorneys (AATA), (2015).
    • Presenter – “Application Fraud: An Illinois Case Study”, National Society of Professional Investigators (NSPII) (June 25, 2009). Chicago, IL.
    • Presenter – “The Tripartite Relationship: Navigating the tight rope around the Bermuda Triangle When Defending EPL Claims”, Professional Liability Network (PLAN) (October 10, 2012). Chicago, IL.
    • Presenter – Cyber Liability: Where are we Now and Where are we Going, Professional Liability Network (PLAN) (October 2015). Atlanta, GA.
    • Presenter – Northwestern University Law School, Annual Sports Law Society Symposium, “How to Make it,” NFL Agent Panelist, (October 2015). Chicago, IL.
    • Presenter – The Knowledge Group, “Developments in the Final Rule of the FLSA” (November 2017).
    • Presenter – “Sexual Harassment Prevention” (June 2018).
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