Jenner & Block

Vaughn E. Olson is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Mr. Olson received his BA from Lake Forest College in 2014 and his JD from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2019, where he graduated magna cum laude.  While at the University of Illinois, Mr. Olson competed at the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition and was a research assistant for Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson. 

Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Olson was a Public Interest Law Initiative fellow with the Roger Baldwin Foundation of the ACLU of Illinois.

Before law school, Mr. Olson served as a member of Jenner & Block’s litigation support staff.

Mr. Olson is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois and the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.  Mr. Olson serves on the Grant Park Music Festival Associates Council and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra.