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Overview

Jackie Sitjar is a litigation attorney with over a decade of experience in both private and government practice. She previously served the country in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps, representing the government and individuals in criminal justice and administrative matters. She is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group and currently focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and products liability defense.

In addition to her legal practice, Jackie was a Senior Global Litigation Practice Development Specialist with one of the nation’s top 50 law firms. She also worked in editorial with Thompson Reuters, a leading provider of legal know-how for practicing attorneys.

While running their own internal medicine practice for over 30 years, Jackie’s parents instilled a strong sense of discipline and work ethic within their family. When Jackie was in college at the University of Notre Dame she participated in a Summer Service Learning Program with the family court system in Albany, New York, which ignited her desire to become an attorney. She went on to earn her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law where she participated in Moot Court competition, the Women Law Students’ Association, and the Intellectual Property Law Association.

When she’s not busy assisting clients, Jackie enjoys endurance running, completing five marathons, and now focusing on 10-mile races, reading, cooking, and baking. She hopes to find more time to play piano and tennis in the future. 

Credentials

EDUCATION

  • Saint Louis University of Law, 2011
    • Honors: Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., English, 2008
    • Honors: Sigma Tau Delta – International English Honor Society

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • North Carolina
  • New York

 

 

Experience

  • United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps
    • Trial Defense Attorney
    • Assistant Staff Judge Advocate
  • Winston & Strawn, LLP, Senior Global Litigation Practice Development Specialist
  • Ropes & Gray, LLP, Senior Practice Development Specialist
  • Thomson Reuters,  Editor, Practical Law