Our Firm

Shekar Jayaraman, Esq., LL.M., Principal Attorney

Shekar Jayaraman, Esq., LL.M., has a multi-faceted background of both public and private sector experience. He is passionate, zealous, and detail-oriented.

Notably, Attorney Jayaraman was a Judicial Clerk for a United States Magistrate, focusing on violent crimes. He earned an LL.M. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Business and Corporate Governance and served under the Ohio Secretary of State as a Regional Liaison. He handled Business Services and Elections.

Attorney Jayaraman was selected as an Extern for a United States Magistrate the summer after his first year during law school. After his second year, he was selected as a Fellow for the prestigious Janet D. Steiger Fellowship, where he concentrates on Consumer Protection issues. He also served as his law school’s Student Bar Association President and placed first in his law school’s annual Alternative Dispute Resolution competition.

Attorney Jayaraman is licensed to practice in Illinois. He is confident that his educational background, federal clerkship experience, and overall life experiences make him an excellent advocate for your legal needs.

Jayaraman Law focuses on Estate Planning, Business Planning, and Real Estate. Each is executed with a passion for advocacy and serving clients. Attorney Jayaraman’s strong research and writing skills, honed during his federal clerkship, make him an asset for your case.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, LL.M., 2015
  • University of South Dakota, J.D., 2014;
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., 2008;


  • Illinois
  • United States District Court – Northern District of Illinois
  • United States Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court – Northern District of Indiana

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Daneta Wollmann, United States Magistrate Judge – U.S.
    District Court, District of South Dakota 2016 – 2017 (clerkship)

Judicial Externship

  • Hon. Susan K. Lee, United States Magistrate Judge – U.S.
    District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee at Chattanooga (externship) – 2012

Mediation/ Arbitration Certificates

  • Center for Conflict Resolution

Community Involvement


  • English
  • Tamil (Conversational)

Attorney Chase Gentile

Chase has a wide range of valuable experiences that he incorporates into being an attorney. He has been an employee of both small and large businesses and nonprofit organizations. Before entering law school, Chase fulfilled a year’s mission.

His focus is estate planning, probate, and residential and commercial real estate transactions. He is positioned to provide legal services and advice that addresses a broad range of interrelated needs. Chase develops solutions, strategies, and relationships that grow with each client.

Chase is a life-long Chicago-area resident and received a Bachelor of Arts from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, in May of 2002. He earned a J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law in May of 2009. In 2009, Chase became licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. 

Attorney John Wood

At Jayaraman Law, LLC, we are excited and proud to bring you the talents of Attorney John Wood. Attorney Wood is principal of Grant Park Legal Advisors, LLC, an allied firm of Jayaraman Law, LLC. Our firms work together to provide full-service legal support to our clients. We are proud of our ability to scale to meet the needs of our clients while supplying the strong legal team they expect.

Attorney Wood completed a Juris Doctor from DePaul University in Chicago and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1997. He is highly qualified and knowledgeable in trusts and estate law, real estate law, and business law.

Office Staff


Mia has been working in customer service for most of her career.  She went to school to be a Spanish court interpreter and volunteered at a local courthouse at a domestic violence clinic. Currently, she is in school to pursue a career in Forensic Science.  She assists the firm with scheduling, intake, and filling.

She can be reached at admin@jayaramanlaw.com


After spending most of her career in hospitality management and administrative positions, Rachel assists the firm with various administrative work, including email, paperwork, and scheduling consultations.

Rachel can be reached at admin@jayaramanlaw.com