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Jerome J. Webb



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Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois (J.D., 1973)
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois (B.S., 1969)

Admitted To Practice:

Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, 1973
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1973
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1974
U.S. Supreme Court, 1976


Partner, Ganan & Shapiro, P.C., Chicago, Illinois, 2000
Associate, Ganan & Shapiro, P.C., Chicago, Illinois, 1994-2000
Associate, Koutsky, Boudreau, Lassen & Mason, Chicago, Illinois, 1989-1994
Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois Attorney General's office, 1973-1989
Division Chief: Industrial Commission Division

Accounts for Collection Division

Unemployment Insurance Division

Professional Affiliation:

Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association: Past President
Illinois State Bar Association, Past Member, Workers’ Compensation Section Council
International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions
Adjusters Association of Central Illinois
Illinois Self-Insurers Association
National Council of Self-Insurers
Certified Arbitrator, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois

Guest Lecturer:

ITT Hartford Adjusters Seminar
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Seminar for
Michigan-based adjusters, Troy, Michigan
Kmart Adjusters Seminar
Major League Baseball: Workers’ Compensation Seminar
Illinois State Bar Association: Workers’ Compensation Law
National Council of Self Insurers, National Convention, 2001
Sedgwick Adjusters Seminar
General Casualty Adjusters Seminar
Central Regional Claims Adjusters Seminar

Jerome J. Webb

Jerome J. Webb is a partner in Ganan & Shapiro’s Chicago office. Mr. Webb represents employers in the defense of workers’ compensation cases in Chicago, Joliet and Waukegan, Illinois. Mr. Webb represents clients in arbitration, before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit and Appellate Courts.

Mr. Webb has been a guest lecturer in a number of seminars including the ITT Hartford Adjustors Seminar, Illinois Workers’ Compensation for Michigan based adjustors, Kmart Adjustors seminar, Illinois State Bar Association, and National Council of Self-Insurers, National Convention. Mr. Webb is also a certified arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Prior to joining Ganan & Shapiro, Mr. Webb worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois from 1973 to 1989 serving as the Division Chief for the Industrial Commission Division, among others during his tenure.  Following his service to the State, Mr. Webb worked for a private firm prior to joining Ganan & Shapiro.

Mr. Webb received his J.D., from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1973. Mr. Webb received his bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University in 1969.