Jason D. Foster

Professional Responsibility Counsel
Jason counsels firm attorneys on sensitive professional responsibility and liability issues, including the application and interpretation of relevant rules of professional conduct.
Jason Foster

Jason identifies ethical conflicts, develops appropriate solutions in collaboration with firm attorneys, and facilitates resolution of issues regarding new client and matter intake, as well as new attorney and staff hiring.

He further advises firm attorneys on professional practice issues and firm policies, and he works closely with the firm's general counsel and director of loss prevention with respect to risk management issues.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions


  • “Legal and Behavioral Ethics, and Economic Justice,” Economic Justice Institute, University of Wisconsin Law School, Webinar (Aug. 4, 2021)
  • “Ethics & Professionalism in Virtual Legal Environments: Legal and Behavioral Ethics in the Time of COVID-19,” University of Wisconsin Law School 2021 Free Winter Ethics CLE Seminar Series, Webinar (Jan. 28, 2021)
  • “Legal Ethics and the Study of Behavioral Ethics,” (guest lecturer) Professional Responsibilities, University of Wisconsin Law School, Webinar (Oct. 7, 2020)
  • “Advanced Conflicts of Interest,” (guest lecturer) Professional Responsibilities, University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wis. (Nov. 25, 2019)
  • “Ethical Issues Facing In-House Lawyers,” (moderator) Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, In-House Counsel Committee, Chicago, Ill. (Nov. 5, 2018)

Professional Activities

  • Guest Lecturer, University of Wisconsin Law School

Boards, Memberships & Certifications

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago

Previous Work

  • Hon. David T. Prosser, Jr., Supreme Court of Wisconsin, Judicial Intern (2011)
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • Illinois Bar
  • Education
    Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, LL.M., Taxation
    University of Wisconsin Law School, JD, Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, Outstanding Cite Checker; Moot Court Board, Coach
    University of Chicago Booth School of Business, MBA, Economics; Dean’s Honor List
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA, Philosophy, with honors and distinction; Phi Kappa Phi