Practices

Admissions

  • Illinois

Education

Marquette University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014)

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Andrew W. Mellon Fellow
  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Student Editor, 7 Hist. Childhood & Youth, No. 1 (2014)

Emory University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2017)

  • Editor-in-Chief, Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal
  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute Distinguished Law Student
  • Keith J. Shapiro Award for Excellence in Corporate Bankruptcy Writing
  • Excellence in Leadership Award Finalist
  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Legal Reasoning, Analysis, and Communication
  • Dean’s List

Profile

Jake Jumbeck is an associate in Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella’s Litigation group. He supports client service efforts with research as well as drafting pleadings for state and federal court. Jake earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Marquette University and his J.D., with honors, from Emory University School of Law.

While in law school, Jake was a member of the Homer Drake Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, a teaching assistant for first year legal writing, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. His comment, “Complexity” As the Gatekeeper to Equitable Mootness, was published by the journal. He was a summer associate at the Firm during the summer of 2016. 

Experience

  • Conducted legal research and drafted over fifteen legal memoranda on numerous legal issues including how Illinois courts have applied Uniform Commercial Code § 3–418; distinctions between Illinois and Federal Rules of Evidence 404(b), 608, and 609; applying bulk sales tax provisions to single-asset LLC real estate sales; and calculating threshold sales for fractional franchises.
  • Created a litigation timeline in a commercial dispute from over three years of communications between the parties.
  • Drafted amendments to pharmaceutical distribution contracts, operating agreements for a national real estate developer, and a real estate development agreement.

Honors & Awards

  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute Distinguished Law Student
  • Excellence in Leadership Award Finalist
  • Keith J. Shapiro Award for Excellence in Corporate Bankruptcy Writing
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Alpha Theta

Professional/Community

Member of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal Notes and Comments Advisory Committee.

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