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Joseph E. M. Franke Associate
  • D 312.606.3222
  • F 312.267.2241
jfranke@hmblaw.com
Joseph E. M. Franke
“I believe that cases are won and lost through preparation. Winning a complex commercial dispute involves meticulous preparation combined with zealous advocacy.”

Joe is a member of HMB’s Litigation Group. His practice spans across several industries with a focus on commercial litigation matters.

Representing closely held business and their owners, Joe regularly advises clients on all their litigation and pre-litigation needs. He partners with clients across a wide range of industries, handling all manners related to business-to-business claims, restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation, employment matters, trusts and estates litigation and fiduciary claims.

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Prior to joining HMB as an Associate, Joe worked as a law clerk where he partnered with attorneys on litigation matters, from preliminary research, case strategy and discovery to appellate brief drafting and oral argument preparation.

Zealous Advocacy Combined with Thorough Preparation

Joe is a passionate advocate for his clients and digs beyond the surface level to understand all the facts. He focuses on what’s best for your business to help achieve your goals through litigation. Clients appreciate his “leave no stone unturned” approach and his ability to explain complex litigation matters in a straightforward manner.

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D. with a certificate in Advocacy
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. in Legal Studies

Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
Education
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D. with a certificate in Advocacy
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. in Legal Studies
Admissions
  • Illinois
500 West Madison Suite 3700
Chicago IL 60661

Phone: 312-606-3200 Fax: 312-606-3232
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