Art has represented clients for over twenty years in civil and business litigation matters of all kinds, including breach of contract, tort, healthcare, real estate, condemnation, construction, product liability, employment, bankruptcy, class action, and other commercial litigation matters. Art has advised a wide variety of clients, including individuals, business executives, small and midsize businesses, Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, developers, government entities, and nonprofits.
He has tried cases throughout the country as well as overseas, representing clients in numerous domestic and international arbitrations. Additionally, he has substantial appellate experience, participating in appeals in the Seventh Circuit, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Illinois Appellate Courts, and federal and state appellate courts throughout the country.
With a proven track record for obtaining favorable results for his clients, Art builds client loyalty and trusted relationships by developing and executing creative legal strategies that protect his clients and advance their objectives efficiently.
After graduating from law school, Art held a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Justice Allen Hartman of the Illinois Appellate Court. He then went on to practice law for over eighteen years at one of the nation’s largest law firms (Drinker Biddle & Reath f/k/a Gardner, Carton & Douglas) where he practiced in the Commercial Litigation Group and Products Liability & Mass Tort Practice Groups.