Jamie A. Zider


Jamie Zider is dedicated to achieving positive results in a personalized manner for each client. 


Jamie represents clients in all areas of family law. She prioritizes resolving cases through mediation to creatively achieve the best results for her clients. She represents clients with complex financial estates and high-conflict custody disputes. Jamie also has extensive experience negotiating comprehensive premarital and postmarital agreements. 

Prior to joining Berger Schatz, Jamie held a Judicial Externship with the Honorable Judge Eileen Brewer in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, and worked as an intern in the Domestic Relation Division of the Office of the Public Guardian. Before law school, she taught first grade in the Archer Heights neighborhood of Chicago as a Teach for America Corps Member.   


While in law school at Northwestern, Jamie was an Associate Editor for the Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy.


  • Leading Lawyers Network, Emerging Lawyer, 2021– Present
  • Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, 2022

Jamie Zider


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Northwestern School of Law, J.D., 2015 

Dominican University, Masters in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, 2012 

University of Michigan, BA in Psychology, with distinction, 2009 

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