Jamie S. Lane

Jamie Lane, Amundsen Davis LLC Photo


The transportation and litigation market is becoming more sophisticated by the day; higher exposure issues are on the rise. For the last 24 years, Jamie has successfully litigated high exposure and regulatory compliance matters for clients across the U.S. Often described as honest, reliable and conscientious; Jamie has tried nearly 100 jury cases to verdict.

He practices in the areas of commercial transportation and general liability litigation, serving clients in the transportation industry dealing with personal injury claims, risk assessment, best practices, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and DOT requirements. He has achieved successful defense verdicts in matters involving total disability, traumatic brain injury and spoliation of evidence.

As a member of the firm’s Transportation Rapid Response Team, Jamie is responsible for coordinating the securing of evidence, experts, and responding to catastrophic losses throughout Illinois and northern Indiana. Jamie also performs monitoring work as appointed counsel at the request of motor carriers, insurers, excess insurers, and corporations concerning catastrophic and complex losses.


Membership & Involvement

  • Claims Association of Greater Chicago (CAGC): Board of Directors; President (2012- 2013)
  • General Counsel: Chicagoland Claims Managers Association, 2006-2009
  • Northern Illinois Advisory Board: Midwest Truckers Association
  • Member: DRI Trucking Law Committee; Illinois Defense Counsel; Illinois State Bar Association; DuPage County Bar Association; Transportation Lawyers Association; Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated
  • Selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers list: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Resources & Insights


Speaking Engagements

  • Litigation 101
    Speaking Engagement, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance ("CLM"),
  • Negotiating Strategies for Claims Professional
    Speaking Engagement, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance ("CLM"),
  • Emerging Trends Against Commercial Motor Carriers
    Client Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Best Practices in Claims Made Against Commercial Motor Carriers
    Client Seminar, Lombard, IL,
  • Case Assessment and Risk Evaluation
    CLM and Client Seminar,
  • Immediate Response Strategies & Value
    AmeriClaim Annual Conference, Dallas, TX,


DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1991

DePaul University, B.S., 1988, with honors


  • Illinois
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