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Jordan Gerlach is in Perkins Coie's Litigation practice in Chicago.

For years, the Illinois Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit were in lockstep in protecting corporate policyholders from overreaching insurers looking to avoid BIPA liability. Recently, however, the Seventh Circuit strayed from that in Thermoflex Waukegan, LLC v. Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance USA, Inc., ruling on the applicability of