Jasmina de la TorreSenior Associate
In the over twenty year span of her legal career, Jasmina has earned her clients' trust in tackling complex business challenges. Utilizing her extensive litigation background, Jasmina now focuses most of her practice on advising business owners as their structures grow, evolve, buy, sell or re-invent. Jasmina is familiar with business torts, corporate governance, fiduciary obligations, unfair competition, non-compete agreements, real estate disputes, litigation relating to governmental regulation and more. Jasmina applies the same passion, dedication and professionalism to every case to which she contributes.
Jasmina is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.Education
In 1998, Jasmina earned her Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law. During law school, Jasmina worked as an academic advisor counseling undergraduate students. Those years of advising students proved to be valuable experience which served Jasmina well in her professional life. Always searching for opportunities to broaden her world perspective, during law school Jasmina participated in a Summer study abroad program in Madrid, Spain where she studied European civil and commercial law and practice. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science, from the University of Illinois at Chicago.Entrepreneurship
Having been raised by immigrant entrepreneurs, Jasmina always had empathy for the concerns and challenges facing small business owners. Now that she has spent time successfully owning and managing her family business, she can truly say that she has walked in her clients' shoes. Jasmina can knowledgeably advise clients on entity formation, payroll, human resources issues, supplier relationships, leasing negotiations, marketing and more. She is proud to embrace the title: attorney and counselor at law.Personal
Jasmina is fluent in Spanish and Serbian, conversant in French and has studied German, Russian and Greek. Her travels include trips throughout Europe, Latin America and Asia. She and her family lived in Paris, France for a year; immersing themselves in all things European. Jasmina spends her free time watching or playing soccer or at the sidelines of one of the many sports her children play.
J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 1998
B.A., University of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois