John M. Sheldon is a co-founder and partner of Wiczer & Sheldon. John is a business and trial lawyer who primarily represents small and mid-sized businesses and entrepreneurs. John represents his clients in a wide array of matters, with a focus on commercial litigation and general corporate matters.
John is a firm believer in working not just for his clients, but with them, and understanding their goals from the outset of any matter. He recognizes that time and cost constraints are critical to the attorney-client relationship and teams with his clients in order to establish the clients’ needs and the most cost-effective ways to reach those needs.
John practices regularly in both federal and state courts. He has extensive trial, arbitration and mediation experience. He has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court and has successfully represented clients before the Illinois Supreme Court and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
John began his career as a prosecutor in the Cook County (Illinois) State's Attorney's office. Since moving to private practice, John has also worked extensively on commercial bankruptcy matters and creditors’ rights, admiralty and maritime cases and tax matters.
John earned his B.S. degree from Syracuse University in 1991 and his J.D. from the University of Loyola Chicago School of Law in 1998.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1998||12/20/2021|
|Partner||Wiczer & Sheldon, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Partner||Foreman Friedman, PA||2010 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois||Admitted to Practice||2001 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit||Admitted to Practice||N/A|
|Federal Trial Bar||Member||N/A|
|Business Network International (BNI)||Member||N/A|
|U.S. Tax Court||Admitted to Practice||N/A|
|Loyola University Chicago School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Syracuse University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
Posted by Rus
January 28, 2016