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Hinshaw Partner Jill Mendelsohn Profiled in DBR: a Litigator with a Business-Focused Approach

June 24, 2021

Hinshaw partner Jill Mendelsohn of the firm's Fort Lauderdale office was recently profiled in the Daily Business Review (DBR). In the article, Jill discusses her path to a legal career, some significant litigation trends, and resources that Hinshaw makes available to help young lawyers grow and succeed.

Growing up in a family of physicians and scientists, Jill stood out for her ability to advocate for herself and others. That persuasive and quick-thinking skillset eventually translated to a law degree and an MBA, and subsequently a career as a litigator representing Fortune 500 companies.

Jill discussed how her business degree has helped her in taking a business-focused approach to lawyering, one focused on understanding the client's operations and business objectives. She also highlighted the uptick in cybercrime cases involving real estate transactions as a significant litigation trend to watch.

On the issue of recruiting and retaining legal talent, Jill highlighted a series of resources that Hinshaw provides to young lawyers to help them grow and succeed in their career. She praised the firm's "stellar" business development programs geared to newer partners and associates at the firm, as well as the firm's mentoring programs, and its "superb" litigation support services.

The full article is available on the DBR website (subscription required)

"Meet Jill Mendelsohn, Who's Spotted and Uptick in Cybercrimes Tied to Real Estate Transactions" was published by Daily Business Review, June 21, 2021.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices nationwide and in London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the financial services sector, and other highly regulated industries. Hinshaw also serves as counsel to the professional services sector, and provides business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes.