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John Ellis

John Ellis

Attorney at Law

Chicago
Illinois
Licensed in
IL, Northern District of Illinois , CA
Loyola Law
School
About
John C. Ellis has over a decade of legal experience helping businesses and individuals bring or defend lawsuits related to breach of contract, personal injury, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, trademark infringement, and other actions. Additionally, John advises clients in the role of hourly general counsel in a manner focused on anticipating and avoiding potential litigation. John founded Ellis Legal P.C. in 2015 after ten years of practice at an established eight-lawyer firm in Chicago where he gained experience in a wide array of practice types. John values frequent client communication and employs an aggressive but civil style of… read more litigation aimed at maintaining prompt and fair results.
12
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Ellis Legal, P.C.

Founder

Jun 2015 - Present

Advises clients in the role of hourly general counsel in a manner focused on avoiding litigation. Negotiate and draft various agreements. Litigate civil matters of all sizes and levels of complexity in both state and federal court. Helps businesses and individuals bring or defend lawsuits related to breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, trademark infringement, and actions.

Jun 2015 - Present

Richard J. Prendergast, Ltd.

Associate

Nov 2005 - May 2015

Litigated civil and commercial cases at established eight attorney litigation firm that handled cases in a wide range of substantive areas. Managed all phases of various types of civil litigation matters including all aspects of pre-trial discovery such as overseeing electronic document production and review, defending and taking depositions, drafting and arguing motions, conducting trials.

Nov 2005 - May 2015

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