Proactive, practical, and prepared, Julie Klein is an attorney that insurers can count on to provide thoughtful analysis and develop innovative solutions in a wide range of coverage matters.
An associate in the firm’s Chicago office, Julie concentrates her practice on insurance coverage matters involving general liability, professional liability and cyber breach policies. Working closely with insurers to ensure that expectations and strategies are aligned, she counsels her clients on their rights and obligations under all types of primary and excess policies and represents her clients in coverage litigation involving complex claim disputes, declaratory judgment actions, and bad faith claims. Julie has also acted as breach counsel to companies in response to data breach and privacy incidents.
Julie received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan before earning her law degree from Loyola University School of Law, where she was a Student Articles Editor for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. After law school, Julie served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Peter Flynn in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division. Julie was recognized by her peers as a top lawyer in Chicago and named an Emerging Lawyer
Active in charitable and philanthropic endeavors, Julie is a volunteer with LadderUp, providing pro bono tax return preparation services for low-income Chicago residents. She also serves on the Associates Board for the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF). Away from the office, Julie enjoys trying new restaurants and bars in Chicago, spending time with her friends and family, and traveling to new places.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A.
- Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
- Co-Author, “Where Do We Draw the Line? Liability Coverage for Economic Losses” (In-House Defense Quarterly., Spring 2019)