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John Joseph Lydon

Practice areas:

Chancery Practice, Banking, Class Action, Commercial

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About Me

Jack Lydon concentrates his practice in commercial litigation in state and federal courts.  He principally represents financial institutions, mortgage lenders, businesses and individuals in litigation including operations, class action defense, mortgage repurchase, consumer protection, TILA, RESPA, FCRA, ECOA, fair housing, collection, regulatory and probate matters. He also represents various not-for-profit corporations.


Jack is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association and served as the law to clerk the late Hon. Arthur L. Dunne in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. Jack lives in Chicago’s Ravenswood Community and is active in a number of community organizations. He is the past president and director of the Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club. He is a director of the Ravenswood Lake View Historical Association and members of the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago, Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and the Irish American Heritage Center.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Chancery Practice: 40%
  2. Commercial: 20%
  3. Class Action: 20%
  4. Banking: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Kerry M. Lavelle

    I endorse this lawyer. Jack is a thoughtful, analytical attorney that we rely on to provide great services to our mutual clients.


    Kerry Lavelle Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Gomberg, Sharfman, Gold and Ostler, P.C.

208 South La Salle Street Suite 1410
Chicago, IL, 60604


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198905/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Loyola UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985