“Being an attorney is just as much a career in customer service as it is a career in studying and applying the law. If we do not communicate with our clients every step of the way, then we are only doing half of our job.”
Julianne is a member of HMB’s Litigation group and concentrates her practice on commercial litigation.
Working with closely held businesses and their owners, Julianne regularly advises clients across a wide range of industries in all manners of business disputes in both state and federal courts. These include breach of contract, enforcement of restrictive covenants, trade secret litigation, conversion, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
Julianne also has extensive experience in a wide range of real estate litigation, including disputes arising out of the Illinois Condominium Property Act, the Illinois Residential Real Estate Disclosure Act, breach of real estate contract and the landlord-tenant relationship.
Dynamic and Professional
Clients appreciate Julianne’s tough and assertive advocacy for their needs while remaining professional. They value her responsiveness, attention to detail and “cut-to-the-chase” approach.
- Represented a limited liability company member in a business dispute asserting claims against the managing members including breach of contract, conversion, civil conspiracy, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty
- Represented a multi-national recruiting firm in litigation against a former high-level employee seeking recovery of funds pursuant to a claw back provision and defending counterclaims including unjust enrichment, breach of contract, and declaratory relief related to its restrictive covenants and trade secrets
- Represented a limited liability company in litigation against a vendor for conversion of its funds and breach of contract
- Defended a buyer in foreclosure in litigation against claims by a condominium association arising out of an alleged $90,000.00 in unpaid assessments pursuant to the Illinois Condominium Property Act
- Represented a buyer of a historic home in litigation against the seller for latent defects in the roof including claims for fraud and violation of the Illinois Residential Real Estate Disclosure Act
DePaul University, College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude (Received Certificate in Business Law)
University of Michigan, B.A. in Economics and Political Science
U.S. Northern District of Illinois
Chicago Bar Association
“Buying Foreclosed Condominiums: The Risk of Unpaid Assessments,” Illinois State Bar Journal, June 2018