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Tucker, Robin & Merker, LLC
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2736
Chicago, Illinois 60602Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 312-346-4700
Fax: 312-346-4711
www.trmlaw.com
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Established: 2001

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Trial Practice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Liability
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Product Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Transportation Liability
  • Employment Liability
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About Us
The firm of Tucker Robin & Merker, LLC was established in 2001 by founding partners who then averaged more than 15 years experience each. We are engaged in a diverse practice focused on insurance law and litigation. We provide both claims defense and litigation coverage disputes. The firm is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services in a cost-efficient manner.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
AAA Life Insurance CompanyAAA Member Select Insurance Company
ACUITYAFLAC, Inc.
Allied, A Division of NationwideBerkley Specialty Underwriting Managers, LLC
BroadspireChubb Group of Insurance Companies
Country-Wide Insurance CompanyErie Insurance Group
Federated Insurance CompanyGMAC Insurance
Great American Custom Insurance ServicesHertz Claim Management
Infinity Property & Casualty GroupK & K Insurance Group, Inc.
Liberty Mutual Insurance CompanyMidwest Insurance Company
Nationwide InsuranceOMS National Insurance Company
Travelers InsuranceVeriClaim, Inc.
Western Litigation Specialists, Inc.
Non-Insurance Clients
Founders BankThe Habitat Company
InterPark, Inc.National Express Corp.
Ravenswood Disposal Service, Inc.SAIA Motor Freight Line, Inc.
Yellow Freight System
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Personnel Information
Partners
Creed T. Tucker
Chicago, IL
E-Mail:ctucker@trmlaw.com
Years of Experience:32
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Insurance Coverage
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar, 1993
Memberships:
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Education:
  • University of Illinois, A.B. (with distinction), 1982
  • Northern Illinois University, J.D., 1985
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Barry A. Robin
Chicago, IL
E-Mail:brobin@trmlaw.com
Years of Experience:34
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Additional Biographical Details:
Arbitrator - Cook and DuPage Counties; Mentor, Moot Court Council
Memberships:
  • DuPage County and Chicago Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Illinois, B.S. (with distinction), 1979
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1983
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Timothy G. Merker
Chicago, IL
E-Mail:tmerker@trmlaw.com
Years of Experience:27
Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1984
  • Illinois, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1994
Memberships:
  • Illinois State and Chicago Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Dayton, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1981
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1984
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Associate
Peter H. Rodenburg
Chicago, IL
E-Mail:prodenburg@trmlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Contracts
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1998
Memberships:
  • Illinois State Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Illinois, B.B.S., 1986
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1998
Born:1963
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Of Counsel
Randall E. Server
Chicago, IL
E-Mail:rserver@trmlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2001
Additional Biographical Details:
Arbitration Panelist, Circuit Court of Cook County
Memberships:
  • Illinois State and Chicago Bar Associations
Education:
  • Princeton University, A.B. (cum laude), 1973
  • Northwestern University, J.D., 1976
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Jessica B. Tucker
Chicago, IL
E-Mail:jtucker@trmlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Appeals
  • Civil Defense
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1985
  • Illinois, 1986
  • Colorado, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1993
Additional Biographical Details:
Arbitration Panelist, Circuit Court of Cook County; Village of Winnetka (Trustee, 2004-2008; President, 2009-2013)
Memberships:
  • Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Professional Women
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A., 1981
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1985
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