Jacob B. Shorr

Jacob B. Shorr
O'Malley & Madden, P.C.
542 So. Dearborn St., Ste. 660
Chicago Illinois 60605
Mr. Jacob B. Shorr represents clients in state and federal litigation as well as administrative
proceedings, including
the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois
Department of Human Rights.  Mr. Shorr works alongside the firm’s partners to ensure that
each client’s interests are served throughout the litigation process.  

After receiving a B.A. in English with departmental distinction from DePaul University, Mr.
Shorr worked as an assistant to a Judaic Scholar with Jewish United Fund/Jewish
.  Mr. Shorr  received his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law with a
Certificate in Public Interest Law; he also received a Certificate of Service for committing over
250 hours to volunteer work during law school.  
While in school, Mr. Shorr served as
President of the Kent Justice Foundation, a student organization devoted to public interest
work, which raised over $30,000 in 2008-09 for summer fellowships assisting 16 students
performing public interest legal services.  Additionally, Mr. Shorr worked at the Employment
Discrimination and Civil Rights Litigation Clinic at Chicago-Kent, working on race and gender
discrimination lawsuits b
efore the Illinois Department of Human Rights and the U.S. District
Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Shorr was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago.  He continues to be active
in fundraising activities for the Jewish United Fund as a member of their Young Lawyers
Group, and is a member of the Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council.  He is a member of the
Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the National Employment
Lawyers Association – Illinois.  He is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and the U.S.
District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.