• Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Special Admission: United States District Courts, Southern District of New York, Northern District of Georgia, Eastern District of Missouri and Eastern District of Wisconsin


Northern Illinois University (B.A., with honors, 1971)

DePaul University (J.D., with honors, 1974)


Jay Statland is a member of the Corporate, Automotive Franchise, Real Estate, and Litigation groups at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella.  Mr. Statland represents automobile dealers, focusing on manufacturer relations, acquisitions and dispositions of automobile dealerships, dealership real estate, and related dealership litigation.  Mr. Statland was the attorney of record in two of the most frequently cited pro-dealership cases in the State of Illinois.  His practice also includes representation of closely held businesses, commercial real estate transactions, restaurant establishment and licensing matters, and complex litigation.  Mr. Statland has represented clients in litigation matters in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, California, New York, Georgia, Missouri, and Florida.  Mr. Statland has been class counsel in class actions resulting in class settlements and judgments.  Mr. Statland’s practice has also included the representation of attorneys and members of the judiciary. 

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell Rated—AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • National Law Journal: Top Lawyers in Chicago


Federal Trial Bar, member

Chicago Bar Association, member

Illinois State Bar Association, member

Wisconsin Bar Association, member

National Association of Dealer Counsel, member


330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60611-3607
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