Our Attorneys

Jeffrey Bunn

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

Drawing upon thirty years of experience as a trial attorney and business counselor, Mr. Bunn 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. Jeff concentrates his practice in the areas of general business litigation, intellectual property litigation (trade secret protection) and contested probate litigation.

Summary of Professional Experience and Representative Clients:

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

Bar and Court Admissions

Illinois, 1980

Education

The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1980
Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 1975

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association