Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

17th District
Rep Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

Springfield Office:
248-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4194

District Office:
1812 Waukegan Road, Suite B
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 486-8810

Full-time legislator; human rights attorney; B.A., Indiana University, J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, L.L.M, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law; former litigation attorney at Winston and Strawn; founding member and co-chair of the Illinois Unaccompanied Children’s Task Force; former Director of the Highland Park – Highwood Legal Aid Clinic; former board member of the Glenview Education Foundation; lives in Glenview with her husband and three sons.
Gong-Gershowitz Introduces Bills to Create Fair Workplace Harassment Reporting Standards

Gong-Gershowitz Files First Bill, Protecting Children of Undocumented Immigrants

GLENVIEW, Ill. – Drawing on her experience as a human rights attorney and fighting for the rights of the voiceless and vulnerable, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, filed her first piece of legislation this week improving the process for families to designate a legal guardian for minor children in the event of separation due to immigration enforcement.