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John J Curry Jr

John J Curry Jr Retired

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Reason: Not Practicing



DCActive 198707/18/2014
ILActive And On Judicial Status197808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Martindale Hubbell AV Peer Review RatedLexis Nexis Martindale Hubbell2008
Illinois Leading LawyersLeading Lawyers Network2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderPolsinelli Shughart PC2009 - Present
ShareholderPolsinelli Shalton Flanigan Suelthaus PC2006 - 2009
PartnerNasharr & Shea1998 - 2005
LawyerKatten Muchin Rosenman1987 - 1990
Trial LawyerU.S. Department of Justice1983 - 1986
Assistant Attorney GeneralIllinois Attorney General1981 - 1983


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationChairman Emergency Stabilization Law Committee2008 - 2009
Chicago Bar Association,Commercial Litigation SectionChairman CLE Committee2005 - 2006
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Juan Pantoja v American NTN Bearing Mfg. Co., 495 F.3d 840 (7th Cir. 2007).Discrimination judgment affirmed
Fidelity National Title Insurance Co. v Howard Savings Bank, 436 F.3d 836 (7th Cir. 2006).Bank's judgment affirmed
Clean World Engineering, Ltd. v MidAmerica Bank, 793 N.E.2d 110 (Ill.App. 2003)Summary judgment affirmed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Northwestern UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Civil Litigation in the Economic CrisisCurrent developments in Business Litigation2009