Jeremy G. Mallory


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Member


Massey & Gail LLP
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Jeremy has over a decade of experience representing and advising clients in regard to both trial and appellate litigation. Jeremy draws on his diverse, unique background to bring creative solutions and strategies to bear, whether in a complex commercial dispute, massive regulatory challenge, or a more individual matter.

Jeremy has taught Constitutional Law at The University of Chicago Law School and has published articles on legislative chaplaincies and political speech. His scholarship has been cited by academics, appellate briefs, Witkin’s Summary of California Law, the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Massey & Gail, Jeremy was an associate at Sidley Austin and Kirkland & Ellis, focusing on securities litigation, bank regulation, environmental litigation, patents, and appellate matters. Jeremy earned a Ph.D. in ethics from The University of Chicago Divinity School and a J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, with Honors and Order of the Coif. In law school, Jeremy was Editor-in-Chief of The University of Chicago Law Review.

  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., with Honors, Order of the Coif (2007)
  • University of Chicago Divinity School, Ph. D., Ethics (2004)
  • Swarthmore College, B.A., High Honors (1995)
  • The Honorable Diane P. Wood, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Editor-in-Chief, Law Review — The University of Chicago Law School
  • James Nelson Raymond Scholar — The University of Chicago Law School
  • Bradley Student Fellow — The University of Chicago Law School
  • Edmund Spencer Scholar — The University of Chicago Law School
  • Ruth Wyatt Rosenson Scholar — The University of Chicago Law School
  • Stonewall Scholar — The University of Chicago Law School
  • National and North American Champion — American Parliamentary Debate Association
  • “‘Well, But That System Has Failed Entirely’: Using Theological and Philosophical Methods to Resolve Jurisprudential Confusion over Legislative Prayer,” 33 Whittier L. Rev. 377 (2012)
  • “Still Other People’s Money: Reconciling Citizens United with Abood and Beck,” 47 Cal. W. L. Rev. 1 (2010)
  • Comment, “‘An Officer of the House Which Chooses Him and Nothing More’: How Should Marsh v. Chambers Apply to Rotating Chaplains?,” 73 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1421 (2006), cited in Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway, 572 U.S. 565, 580, 134 S. Ct. 1811, 1821 (2014)
  • Dissertation, “If There be a God Who Hears Prayer: An Ethical Account of the United States Senate Chaplain” — The University of Chicago Divinity School
  • University of Chicago Law School, Lecturer-in-Law (2012-2013)
  • Secured summary judgment for Nuveen in over half a billion-dollar defamation case involving the high yield municipal bond market.
  • Represented water filter manufacturer in a complex distribution agreement dispute regarding the distributor’s exclusive right to deal the manufacturer’s product in North America.
  • Successfully defended water filter manufacturer in a lawsuit in California state court over the performance of its water filters in a water treatment plant in Bakersfield, California.
  • Briefed first-ever successful Supreme Court stay of agency regulation prior to judicial review in lower courts.
  • Successfully reversed district court’s outcome-determinative exclusion of damages expert under Fed. R. Evid. 702 and Daubert in a securities fraud case.
  • Researched and drafted constitutional challenge to EPA Clean Power Plan.
  • Successfully represented a businessman in his suit against former business partners for failing to pay royalties on a patent portfolio.
  • Successfully represented a health club owner/operator, in negotiations with a former business partner who had failed to pay an agreed percentage of the revenues from the operation of another club.
  • Assisted in drafting comments to the US Environmental Protection Energy on behalf of an energy company regarding proposed rules for EPA’s “Clean Power Plan.”
  • Assisted with compiling and presenting extensive and complex expert testimony to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission regarding federal “social cost of carbon” regulations.
  • Advised asbestos-defendant shipping line in negotiations regarding settlement of 20-year old malpractice lawsuit by asbestos defendant shipping line, including preparing a litigation alternative and counseling on strongest lines of negotiation pressure.
  • Guided client in appealing denial of qualified time for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, resulting in full eligibility.