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Jonathan M. Cyrluk
Mr. Cyrluk is the resident Partner in charge of Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP's Chicago office. For 19 years, Mr. Cyrluk has represented a wide variety of clients in complex business litigation. His practice has included representing individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of disputes including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, fraudulent transfers, franchise law, labor and employment disputes, insurance coverage, class action consumer cases, False Claims Act cases, securities cases and bankruptcy and receivership proceedings. He has represented plaintiffs, defendants, bankruptcy trustees and court appointed receivers in State and Federal trial and appellant proceedings. Mr. Cyrluk has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict in multiple jurisdictions.
Mr. Cyrluk's criminal defense practice has included representing clients at trial, in grand jury proceedings and in connection with investigations conducted by the United States Department of Justice and state authorities, including cases involving bank fraud, mail fraud, perjury and environmental crimes. He has counseled a wide variety of clients regarding compliance with the law and has conducted numerous internal investigations.
Mr. Cyrluk is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. He has also represented clients pro hac vice before federal and state trial courts in California, Florida, Indiana, and Louisiana. He has briefed and/or argued appeals in cases before the Illinois Appellate Court and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits.
Mr. Cyrluk graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1992. He was a member of the Law Review and served as its Topics Editor. He received his bachelors degree from the University of Illinois in 1989. He has been recognized as one of Illinois' Super Lawyers since 2007.
Education and Honors:
University of Illinois (B.A., 1989)
University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1992)
Topics Editor, University of Illinois Law Review, 1991-1992
State of Illinois, 1992
Supreme Court of Illinois, 1992
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1992
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1993
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1994
United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1998
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 2009