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Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Part-time Faculty N-Z

Jennifer Smiley

Title/s: Senior Trial Attorney for the CFTC

E-mail: jennifersmiley@mac.com


Jennifer Smiley is a Senior Trial Attorney for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Before working for the CFTC, she was an Assistant Attorney General in the Special Litigation Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General’s office and an associate at Miller Shakman & Beem, LLP. In law school, she was a Senior Manuscript Editor for Northwestern University Law Review. Before entering private practice, she clerked for the Honorable Milton I. Shadur of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


B.A. with honors, Vassar College, 1994 
M.A., History, Duke University, 1996 
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2001, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif

Program Areas

Legal Writing