A commercial and business litigator, Jeffrey J. Mayer represents clients in real estate, complex scientific and technical contract issues involving matters as diverse as inert gases and brittle steel, as well as employment litigation.
He serves as lead counsel in federal and state courts, arbitration tribunals, and before administrative agencies throughout the United States. Outside the courtroom, Jeff resolves disputes through mediation and arbitration with an emphasis in designing creative arbitration programs and clauses that protect clients’ interests and budgets.
Serving clients in the restaurant, real estate, automotive, telecommunications, and education sectors, Jeff has litigated hundreds of employment disputes, including complex collective and class actions throughout the country.
He has worked on employment disputes in multiple jurisdictions, including some of the nation’s largest class and collective actions. A significant aspect of Jeff’s practice includes advising clients in supply chain and purchasing matters. He litigates disputes with vendors, and advises companies on properly constructing their contracts.
Jeff is an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School, where he teaches real estate litigation. He frequently speaks and writes on arbitration, trial techniques, and supply chain and purchasing matters.
- J.D., Washington University School of Law, Order of the Coif Honor Scholar; Associate Editor Washington University Law Quarterly
- LL.M., University of Michigan, International and Comparative Law
- B.A., Duke University
Bar Admissions : Illinois; Michigan; New York; Ohio
Court Admissions :
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Professional Experience :
- Clerk for the Honorable Jack D.H. Hays and the Honorable James Moeller of the Arizona Supreme Court
- Duke Chicago, Co-Chair
- The Joe Niekro Foundation, Board of Directors
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