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   3Walter Jones Jr.Chicago(312) 768-7800wjones@pjjlaw.comwjones@pjjlaw.comPugh Jones & Johnson PCwww.pjjlaw.comwww.pjjlaw.comJoneswalter.JPGCivil Appellate LawCommercial LitigationCriminal Defense Law: White Collar
Walter Jones
Pugh Jones & Johnson PC
180 N LaSalle St 34th FL
Chicago IL 60601
Ph.(312) 768-7800 Fx.(312) 768-7801
Recommended by peers in:
Civil Appellate Law
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense Law: White Collar
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Jones' practice includes:employment discrimination, environmental, real estate, contract and other commercial cases in federal and state courts. The firm represents public entities as well as corporations and individuals in employment related litigation.

Mr. Jones' litigation experience includes: more than 100 jury trials and more than 30 civil and criminal appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Illinois Appellate Court, and the Illinois Supreme Court.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois Supreme Court (1972)
United States District Court, N.D. of Illinois (1972)
United States District Courts of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (1973)
Supreme Court of the United States (1980)

Year of Birth:  1946

Law School:  University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1972
Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, B.A., 1969

Employment History:  
Pugh, Jones, Johnson & Quandt, P.C.
- Chicago, Illinois
Shareholder/Partner, 1991 to Present

Curiel & Jones - Chicago, Illinois
Partner, 1986 to 1991
Engaged in a general corporate and tax practice.

Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois - Chicago, Illinois
Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1973 to 1977
Deputy Chief of Criminal Division, 1977 to 1980
Chief of Criminal Division, 1980 to 1983
Special Litigation Counsel, 1983 to 1986 (Supervised all
Litigation, both Civil and Criminal)

Household Finance Corporation - Chicago, Illinois
Corporate Attorney, 1972 to 1973

Atomic Energy Commission - Bethesda, Maryland
Summer Legal Intern, 1971

Faculty member and lecturer, Practicing Law Institute, 1978 to 1989. Publication on handling the high publicity case.

Instructor, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981 to 1983. Taught intensive three-week course to Harvard's third year student class.

Former editor, American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Magazine, 1986 to 1996.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers

American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Cook County Bar Association
Chairman of the American Bar, Prosecution Function
Committee, (1981 to 1984)
Chairman of the Seventh Circuit Litigation Review Committee

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