Daniel Formeller, Jennifer Jerit Johnson and Todd Schenk Recognized in 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Daniel Formeller, Jennifer Jerit Johnson and Todd Schenk Recognized in 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

  • Aug 15, 2019, 10:52 AM

Chicago, IL, August 15, 2019
– Tressler LLP is proud to announce that Daniel Formeller, Jennifer Jerit Johnson and Todd Schenk of our Chicago office were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©  for Insurance Law and Insurance Litigation. 

“We are honored to have our attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers®. It is rewarding when our hard work and efforts are acknowledged by our clients and peers,” said Todd Schenk, partner and member of Tressler's Executive Committee.

Daniel Formeller is Chairman of Tressler LLP. As a trial lawyer based in the firm’s Chicago office, Dan focuses his practice on business litigation and the resolution of business disputes through mediation and arbitration. Dan handles a wide variety of complex business litigation and counseling, including intellectual property, state and federal securities actions, anti-trust, ERISA, class actions and directors and officers liability matters. He has been lead trial counsel in bench and jury trials in state and federal courts throughout the United States. 

Jennifer Jerit Johnson  is an experienced trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience in the courtroom. She represents individual, corporate and insurance clients in litigation matters involving product liability, toxic torts, asbestos, other torts, construction litigation, trucking lawsuits and insurance claims.

"I am honored to be recognized by Best Lawyers. This organization has peer reviewed honorees for more than 35 years and it has a global platform. I am delighted to receive this award," said Jennifer Jerit Johnson, partner at Tressler LLP. 

Todd Schenk is a partner and member of the Executive Committee at Tressler. Todd is highly experienced in providing insurance coverage counseling and litigation representation to insurance companies. He is particularly skilled in handling third party claims involving advertising injury and product liability, and first party claims under residential and commercial property policies. Many of his cases require the defense of common law and statutory bad faith claims, which Todd litigates in venues around the country. He has also handled appeals in both state and federal courts around the country.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 94,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received over 11 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Click here to view the press release from Best Lawyers® regarding the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.


Tressler LLP is a national law firm headquartered in Chicago, with eight offices located in five states - California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Tressler attorneys are experienced counselors and advocates who appear in state and federal courts, and in governmental proceedings, throughout the United States. Many Tressler attorneys devote their practice to the representation of the insurance industry in coverage analysis and resolution, litigation, underwriting consultation, product development, claims management and reinsurance. Tressler attorneys also represent clients in commercial litigation, employment, corporate transactions and intellectual property law.