Jack McLeod grew up in Glenview, Illinois before attending Wake Forest University for his undergraduate degree. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science, and studied international politics for a semester in London. After graduating in 2014, Jack worked for a year as a file clerk and office assistant at the personal injury firm Motherway & Napleton in Chicago. During his 1L summer, Jack served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Thomas M. Durkin of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Jack enjoys watching hockey, hiking, and playing golf and paddle tennis.