Janet is a partner-shareholder in the Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. Janet has over 25 years of experience with the firm, covering all facets of workers’ compensation law, including the defense of claims involving the construction, manufacturing, retail, and food service industries. With her extensive experience and professional credentials, Janet oversees a team of attorneys in Chicago. Janet’s presence and leadership in these endeavors ensures the seamless representation of clients with interests in Illinois. As Special Assistant State’s Attorney for DuPage County, Janet counsels the County of DuPage on workers’ compensation claims brought by municipal employees, including deputy sheriffs. These claims range from minor to permanent injury claims for benefits under the Illinois Public Safety Employee Benefits Act (PSEBA).

Janet graduated, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1990.