Education & Honors

The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2013, with High Honors

Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

Member of the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic

Emory University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa

Government service

Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Robert Dow, Jr., United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2014-2015

Bar admissions


Jeannie Tinkham

Chicago Office
Courthouse Place
54 West Hubbard Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60654
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Professional Practice

Bartlit Beck LLP, 2015-present, Partner (since 2019)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 2013-2014, Associate

Representative cases

Xarelto Personal Injury Litigation
National counsel for Bayer in defense of lawsuits alleging personal injuries caused by novel oral anticoagulant Xarelto.

YAZ/Yasmin Product Liability Litigation
Counsel for Bayer in nationwide product liability litigation alleging personal injuries caused by the oral contraceptives YAZ and Yasmin. MDL in the Southern District of Illinois and coordinated proceedings in California, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

LoggerHead v. Sears (N.D. Illinois)
Represented LoggerHead against Sears and Apex in a lawsuit alleging patent infringement, trademark infringement and several tort claims arising from Sears’ sales of Craftsman Max Axess Locking Wrenches.  After eight-day trial, won jury verdict of patent infringement, and won jury verdict of willful infringement, entitling LoggerHead to treble damages on top of the $5.97 million award.  Click here to learn more about the case.