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   3Stephen H. PughChicago(312) 768-7800spugh@pjjlaw.comspugh@pjjlaw.comPugh Jones & Johnson PCwww.pjjlaw.comwww.pjjlaw.compughstephen.jpgCommercial LitigationGovernmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative LawPublic Finance Law
Stephen H. Pughspugh@pjjlaw.com
Pugh Jones & Johnson PChttp://www.pjjlaw.com
180 N LaSalle St 34th FL
Chicago IL 60601
Ph.(312) 768-7800 Fx.(312) 768-7801Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
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Recommended by peers in:
Commercial Litigation
Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law
Public Finance Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Pugh's practice includes:
Public Finance practice includes general obligation, revenue and housing bonds, tax anticipation notes and tender notes for state, county and city governmental units.

Trial and Appellate work includes both state and federal levels in the areas of antitrust, contract, directors and officers liability, real estate litigation including commercial and residential foreclosures, trademark, copyright and trade secret protection, unfair competition, and products liability.


Bar Admissions:  
Supreme Court of the United States of America
Supreme Court of the State of Illinois
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court, Central District of Illinois


Year of Birth:  1942

Law School:  LOYOLA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D., 1973
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Woodrow Wilson Fellowship

Undergraduate School:  LOYOLA UNIVERSITY A.B., Classics, 1968

Employment History:  
PUGH, JONES, JOHNSON & QUANDT, P.C. - Chicago, Illinois
President, 1991 to Present

Partner, 1983 to 1991; Associate, 1978 to 1983; Chapman and Cutler, Chicago, Illinois.

Special Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice Honors Program, 1974 to 1977.

Law Clerk, Honorable James B. Parsons, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1973 to 1974.

Summer Clerk, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1972.

Mr. Pugh's practice includes:
Public Finance practice includes general obligation, revenue and housing bonds, tax anticipation notes and tender notes for state, county and city governmental units.

Trial and Appellate work includes both state and federal levels in the areas of antitrust, contract, directors and officers liability, real estate litigation including commercial and residential foreclosures, trademark, copyright and trade secret protection, unfair competition, and products liability.


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Cook County Bar Association, National Bar Association Chicago Bar Association

Governor's Committee on Criminal Justice Legislation

Chicago Inns of Court, American Bar Foundation

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Board Member, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (1981-1985)

Chairman, Chapman and Cutler's Minority Lawyers Committee (1988-1991)

Steering Committee, American Bar Association Minority Counsel Demonstration Program (1989-1991)

Founding Member, Minority Partners in Majority/Corporate Law Firms (1990)

Former Member, Illinois State Bar Association Membership Committee

Former Member, Chicago Bar Association Minority Affairs Coordinating Committee

Former Commissioner, Committee on Character and Fitness of the First Judicial District of the Illinois Supreme Court

Former Panel Chairman, Hearing Board, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois

Former Member, Public Interest Law Initiative

Former Member, Loyola University of Chicago Law School Subcommittee

Member, Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc.

Board Member, Emergency Fund

Board Member, Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

Member; Alliance of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Member, Criminal Law Edit, Alignment and Reform Initiative

Member, Board of Trustees of Columbia College Chicago

AWARDS:

Parkway Community House/Hull House Association "Board Member of the Year" (1986)

Illinois State Bar Association Certificate of Appreciation "Practicing Lawyers Business Fair" (1988)

Loyola University of Chicago School of Law "Testimonial of Appreciation" (1994)

Loyola University of Chicago School of Law Black Law Students Association "Donald L. Hollowell Distinguished Service Award" (1995)

Loyola University of Chicago School of Law "Francis J. Rooney, St. Thomas Moore Award" (1996)

Emergency Fund "Norman H. Stone Lifetime Achievement Award" (2004)

Chicago United "Business Leaders of Color Award" (2005)


Published Legal Writing:  
Co-Author, "Adverse Inferences in Civil Cases from the Invocation of the Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination", American Bar Association sponsored treatise entitled Evidence in America "Baker's Dozen Reasons to Retain Minorities", Chicago Lawyer, a publication of the Law Bulletin.


Legal Lectures:  
"Notes and Comments of Black Attorneys at Large Law Firms", Northwestern University School of Law (October 1989)

"Joint Counsel Opportunities", American Bar Association Demonstration Program (October 1992)

"Emerging Minority Law Firm Opportunities", National Black Student Association/Midwest Recruitment and Retention Conference/Northern Illinois University College of Law (February 1993)

"Marketing Minority Law Firms", FDIC National Symposium for Disabled/Women/Minority Owned Law Firms (May 1993)

"Remarks to the Graduating Class of 1994", Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (January 1994)

"Minority-owned Law Firms - Advancing Our Quest for Corporate Clients", Chicago African-American Law Firms ABA Convention (August 1995)

"Lincoln At The Bar" Litigation Section of the American Bar Association presentation (August 1996)


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