Jeffrey Zohn represents and counsels clients in litigation matters in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings. He has been involved in all aspects of litigation, including briefing and motions practice, offensive and defensive discovery, and the preparation and examination of witnesses for depositions and trials. He has assisted clients with contract disputes, business torts, and compliance with federal and state laws.
In 2020, Jeffrey successfully represented Amperex, a Chinese battery manufacturer, in a product liability action. The Court granted Amperex's motion to dismiss, adopting Amperex's precise position.
In 2018 and 2019, Jeffrey was part of the trial team in a multiphase binding arbitration that won more than $13 million for the client. The arbitrators' decision was unanimous. In 2017, he was part of the trial team that secured a complete defense verdict on behalf of two prosecutors in a high-profile 42 U.S.C. §1983 case before a federal jury in Chicago. The plaintiff sought millions of dollars.
Jeffrey has also successfully obtained dismissals in dozens of Fair Credit Reporting Act cases throughout the United States.
Jeffrey's pro bono practice includes the representation and counseling of asylum seeking immigrants and mistreated prisoners. He volunteers for Working in the Schools and Legal Prep Charter Academy. Jeffrey also serves on the associate board of After School Matters, a public/private partnership that provides paid apprenticeships to Chicago high school students in the arts, technology, sports, and communications. Before law school, he was a high school teacher (Teach For America) and a varsity basketball and soccer coach in Chicago.
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (J.D. magna cum laude 2016; Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Writing; Associate Editor, Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy; B.S. 2011; Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholar)
- Illinois and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois and Western District of Wisconsin