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Julie Young

Locke Lord LLP

Julie L. Young is a Partner in the Chicago office of Locke Lord LLP. Julie has served as an ‎effective advocate in complex commercial litigation representing clients in many types of ‎disputes, including commercial fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, false ‎advertising and unfair business practices.

Julie has represented clients at all levels of federal ‎and state courts throughout the country, arbitrations, mediations, and regulatory ‎proceedings. Julie handles all phases of litigation, from pre-suit investigation and ‎negotiation through trial.

Julie also has had significant experience representing clients in ‎cases involving claims seeking temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions. ‎Julie has defended and prosecuted numerous multi-million dollar cases through decision, ‎both as a lead lawyer and as part of multi-lawyer teams in both jury and bench trials and in ‎final arbitration hearings.‎

A large part of Julie’s practice involves the business of insurance and reinsurance. Julie has ‎significant experience representing insurers, reinsurers, guaranty funds, and insurance ‎pools. Many of these disputes have involved insurance regulatory matters. Julie also has ‎experience with insurance insolvency and rehabilitation proceedings. Julie has handled ‎matters across all lines of business, including property and casualty, life, and health ‎insurance.‎

Julie regularly participates and speaks at industry seminars and conferences and writes on ‎issues related to insurance, reinsurance, arbitration, and insurance insolvency. She has given ‎presentations for Insurance Forum, Reinsurance Association of America, ARIAS-US, and ‎National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds.‎

Representative Experience:

  • Obtaining $18 million jury verdict for workers compensation insurer following week-long ‎federal court trial in alter ego action
  • Obtaining $9 million jury verdict for national insurance company following week-long ‎federal court trial in breach of contract dispute with large commercial insured
  • Obtaining $30 million arbitration award in breach of contract action on behalf of national ‎insurance company following a week long hearing on the merits
  • Defending a reinsurance company against claims of fraud by class action plaintiffs and ‎insurance company receivers arising out of insolvencies
  • Enforcing indemnity provisions contained in third-party administrator agreements in ‎arbitration brought by insurance company
  • Representing reinsurance company in $100 million dispute involving long term care ‎insurance

Professional Affiliations : Member, Chicago Bar Association

Education :

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2000
  • B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan, 1997

Admissions : Illinois, 2000


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