Jack McLeod grew up in Glenview, Illinois. He attended Wake Forest University, earning a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. Before coming to Notre Dame, Jack worked for a year as a file clerk and office assistant at the personal injury firm Motherway & Napleton in Chicago. Jack served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Thomas M. Durkin of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois during his 1L summer, then interned for the Federal Trade Commission during his 2L summer. After graduation, he will clerk for the Honorable Stephan M. Vidmar of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico. Jack enjoys watching hockey, listening to John Williams film scores, hiking, and playing golf and paddle tennis.