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.Read More
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.
HMB recently issued a Client Alert following the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision in Tims v. Black Horse Carrier, 2023 IL 127801, where the Court held that all Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) actions would be governed by a 5-year statute of limitations period. Since then, the Illinois Supreme Court has dealt another blow to Illinois BIPA defendants. Cothron v.…
Background on BIPA Illinois employers collecting biometric information for timekeeping purposes have been assaulted by class action lawsuits brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Typically, plaintiffs in these actions seek five years of damages for claims that employers collected biometric information through fingerprinting or face screening without issuing a public policy declaring the use and retention of…