Gende, Jamie

Gende, Jamie L. Associate

Gende, Jamie L. Associate

Practice Focus

Jamie Gende is an associate in Tressler’s Insurance Practice Group. Her practice focuses on civil litigation and coverage work. She has experience in the areas of insurance defense litigation, including first and third-party liability claims, construction defect coverage litigation, subrogation claims and coverage analysis. Jamie has obtained favorable decisions at trial as well as appellate decisions in the areas of tort immunity, civil rights, and coverage issues involving criminal assaults, sexual abuse and premises liability.  Jamie has assisted in and has been second chair for both coverage and civil trials. She has frequently acted as defense counsel for non-profit and government entities in personal injury and wrongful death actions.

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 and her husband recently moved back to Chicago from Denver. 

Memberships & Affiliations

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

Recent Publications

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

News

Community Involvement

  • Wright-Way Animal Shelter, Chicago, Illinois
  • Grant Writer, Professional Board, Member, Spring 2013-May 2015
  • Denver Urban Scholars, Mentor, Spring 2017-Fall 2018