Jennifer L. Worstell is a partner in the Chicago office of Polsinelli Shughart PC, one of the top 100 law firms in the country according to The National Law Journal. She concentrates her practice in the representation of financial institutions in real estate finance matters, including loan originations and modifications, creditors’ rights, loan enforcement and creditor bankruptcy representation. Jennifer also serves on the firm’s Women’s Initiative, Pro Bono and Summer Associate Recruiting steering committees.
Jennifer is a 1994 graduate of Indiana University, majoring in Business and French. In 1998, Jennifer received a JD from the Indiana University School of Law and an MBA in Finance from the Indiana University Kelley Graduate School of Business. She is also a 2008 graduate of The John Marshall Law School with an LL.M in Real Estate Law.
In 2011 and 2012, Jennifer has been on the Advisory Board of the Good Food Financing Conference and a Co-Chair of the event. Jennifer is also on the Board of Directors of FamilyFarmed.org and is the current Treasurer of the Board. Jennifer is the President of the Chicago Mortgage Attorneys Association, a member of the Chicago Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women, the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, the Development Board of PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving), and the Old Town Triangle Association Neighborhood Improvement Committee, and is a Treekeepers volunteer with Openlands.org.