Jamie Gende Tressler LLP

Gende, Jamie L. Partner

Gende, Jamie L. Partner

Practice Focus

Jamie practices both insurance defense and coverage litigation. She has experience litigating first and third-party claims, construction defect liability and coverage claims, subrogation claims and complex insurance claims. She has obtained favorable outcomes through dispositive motion practice in cases involving both coverage and liability issues. Jamie has successfully litigated declaratory judgment actions and bad faith claims in state and federal courts in Illinois, Colorado and Wyoming. She also provides guidance to insurance clients regarding their coverage obligations under various types of personal and commercial policies. Prior to joining Tressler, Jamie practiced insurance defense and coverage litigation in Colorado and Wyoming.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Tressler, Jamie practiced in Chicago for two years before moving to Colorado where she practiced civil litigation and insurance coverage for four years. While in law school, Jamie was a member of Moot Court and the Intellectual Property Law Review. Jamie was recently selected by her peers in the 2023 and 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute 
  • Chicago Bar Association

Recent Articles and Blogs

"Illinois Appellate Court Clarifies When Recovery Under Section 155 is Appropriate," Tressler Insurance Law, September 20, 2023

Illinois Court Finds Insurers Owe No “Defense” To Insured For Pre-Suit Mediation. Commercial General Liability Dispatch. September 10, 2019. 


Community Involvement

  • Wright-Way Animal Shelter, Grant Writer and Board Member
  • Denver Urban Scholars, Mentor