Janette Forman


jforman@fgppr.com | 312.863.5066

Janette Forman


jforman@fgppr.com | 312.863.5066


Janette represents London, Bermuda and domestic insurers and reinsurers in complex insurance coverage disputes concerning various types of claims, including general liability, environmental contamination, construction defect, product liability and toxic tort matters. She also has appellate, commercial and medical malpractice defense litigation experience. Janette works diligently to bring clarity to complex issues and to resolve matters favorably and efficiently for insurers.

Prior to joining Foran Glennon, Janette served insurance and litigation clients at boutique and large law firms.

Professional Leadership

Janette is a member of the Notre Dame Law Association and the Illinois Defense Counsel.

Community Leadership

Janette is a volunteer who teaches students about law, the work attorneys do and how students can use skills such as logic and word choice to be persuasive speakers and writers.

Honors & Recognitions

Janette received the Illinois State Bar Association’s Civics Education Award in 2022 for her volunteer work teaching students about the U.S. legal system.


Janette earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1997 after completing her B.A., summa cum laude, in 1994 from Illinois Wesleyan University.


Janette is authorized to practice law in Illinois, the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Publications & Presentations

  • “Expansion of Corporate Personal Jurisdiction – The United States Supreme Court’s Decision in Mallory,” Illinois Defense Counsel (IDC) Quarterly, 2023
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1997
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1994
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Chicago, London
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