Jacob P. Hildner

Jake’s practice focuses on all phases of general commercial litigation in a variety of substantive areas, including breach of contract, fraud, negligence, civil RICO, consumer banking litigation, class actions, shareholder derivative matters, appeals, Freedom of Information matters, First Amendment matters, real estate litigation, antitrust matters and others.

He has represented corporate and individual clients in state and federal court, and he is experienced in drafting and arguing dispositive motions, managing cases, conducting discovery, as well as trial and appellate work. Most recently, he helped defend against numerous lawsuits brought against multinational banks concerning mortgage foreclosure practices. Jake’s earliest courtroom experiences were in his representation of criminal defendants pro bono.

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Areas of Practice 1) Commercial Litigation, 2) Appeals and Issues, 3) Financial Services Litigation, 4) Shareholder and Directors and Officers Litigation and 5) Media and First Amendment
Law School Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2003
Admitted Year 1991
Education Northwestern University, B.A., 2000
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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