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Jason A. Selvey


P 312-803-2513 F 312-787-4995


Jason A. Selvey


Jason A. Selvey is a principal in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. With an exclusive focus on representing management in workplace law and related litigation, Jason defends employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies throughout the Midwest.

His practice covers a wide range of employment counseling and litigation, including issues such as: discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin and disability; disability accommodation; retaliation, including retaliatory discharge; Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance; and Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act compliance and litigation.

Jason’s experience with Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance and associated litigation is particularly noteworthy. He was on a small team that represented two clients in a consolidated nationwide class action, which had well over 100,000 putative class members. Jason also regularly counsels clients regarding the Act’s requirements prior to and after their acquisition of covered consumer reports.

Jason also has very significant experience with Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act compliance and associated litigation. He has counseled dozens of clients regarding the Act’s requirements and represented employers in several class action lawsuits. 

Jason also has significant trial experience. He has represented employers in trials and merits hearings at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and Illinois state agencies and courts.

While attending law school, Jason was a member of the Order of the Coif and received the Rickert Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2011, 2014-present)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Published Works

  • Testimonial Privileges. NA: West, 2008. [Assisted in Updating Chapters]
  • 18th Annual ERISA Litigation Conference Course Handbook. NA: West, 2005. [Contributing Author]


  • "Getting Off On the Right Foot: How to Vet Job Applicants Without Breaking the Law" (September 2011)