Our Attorneys

Jeffrey Bunn

icon-phone 312.419.3034
icon-email jbunn@llflegal.com

 

 

 

Professional Bio

JEFFREY H. BUNN concentrates his practice in the following areas:

  • General business litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation (Trade secret protection)
  • Contested probate litigation

Drawing upon 30 years of experience as a trial attorney and business counselor, Jeff collaborates closely with his clients to fully understand their business priorities, build effective strategies and identify legal options that are calculated to achieve an effective and efficient dispute resolution.

 

Published Appellate Decisions

  • Carty v. Suter Co., Inc., 863 N.E.2d 771, 309 Ill. Dec. 139 (2nd Dist. 2007)
  • Evergreen Investments LLC v. FCL Graphics, Inc., 334 F.3d 750 (8th Cir. 2003)
  • Naperville Jeep Eagle, Inc. v. Mark III Industries, Inc., 843 N.E.2d 509, 337 Ill. App.3 1149 (1st Dist. 2003)
  • Taxman v. First Illinois Bank of Evanston, 782 N.E.2d 803, 336, Ill. App.3d 92, 270 Dec. 244 (1st Dist. 2002)
  • Preferred Enteral Systems, Inc. v. Central Home, Inc., 660 N.E.2d 174, 277 Ill. App.3d 414 (1st Dist. 1995)
  • Smith v. Jack Nicklaus Development Corp. of Illinois, 587 N.E.2d 1243, 225 Ill. App.3d 384 (2nd Dist., 1992)
  • Samuels v. American Motors Corporation, 969 F.2d 573 (7th Cir. 1992)
  • Mendelson v. Ben A. Borenstein & Co., 608 N.E.2d 1987, 240 Ill. App.3d 605 (1st Dist. 1992)
  • In re Estate of Kaplan, 579 N.E.2d 963, 219 Ill. App.3d 448 (1st Dist., 1991)
  • Dato v. Mascarello, 557 N.E.2d 181, 197 Ill. App. 3d 847 (1st Dist., 1989)

 

Representative Trial Matters

  • First-chaired two week State Court jury trial, prosecuting a claim for wrongful conversion of a client’s trade secrets
  • First-chaired one week State Court jury trial, defending corporate client against wrongful termination claim by former executive
  • First-chaired three week State Court bench trial, prosecuting a breach of contract claim related to the design of a proprietary software system, and related copyright infringement claim
  • First-chaired one week State Court bench trial, involving Will contest and dispute over joint tenancy bank accounts
  • First-chaired one week United States District Court bench trial, defending a corporate client against a claim related to the alleged failure of an environmental cleaning system at a manufacturing facility
  • First-chaired four day United States Bankruptcy Court bench trial, related to the defense of a Trustee’s preference claim
  • First-chaired two week State Court bench trial, involving partnership dissolution and the division of partnership assets
  • First-chaired two week State Court bench trial, concerning enforcement of a prescriptive easement for ingress and egress to a landlocked parcel of land
  • First-chaired three week State Court bench trial, defending a corporate client against a class action consumer fraud claim
  • First-chaired one week State Court bench trial, representing group of private homeowners challenging a proposed village annexation
  • First-chaired one week State Court bench trial, concerning the construction of a man-made lake and related claims of encroachment by adjacent property owners
  • First-chaired three day State Court bench trial, involving claims of competing charities related to a disputed Will bequest
  • First-chaired three day State Court bench trial, against the City of Chicago for damages to a client’s business as a result of burst water main
  • First-chaired three day State Court replevin action, regarding recovery of 20 million pounds of steel coil
  • Lead counsel in successful settlement of class action FLSA claim for alleged unpaid overtime pay
  • Lead counsel in successful settlement of class action securities fraud claim, alleging manipulation of stock prices through use of “bear hug” strategy
  • Lead counsel in successful settlement of trademark and trade dress infringement claim against Taiwanese ceiling fan manufacturer
  • Lead counsel in successful settlement of shareholder dispute, representing the minority shareholder group in a “freeze-out” claim
  • Lead counsel in successful settlement of probate dispute involving construction of a trust agreement and the disputed claim of a trustee that she was entitled to invade the principal res of the Trust, to meet her personal needs
  • Lead counsel on successful summary judgment motion defeating an attempted enforcement of a letter of intent related to the sale of a commercial printing business
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Trial Bar (2010)