Labor & Employment

JBR Law Group, LLC. provides skilled representation on all facets of labor and employment law. JBR Law Group works with businesses across various industries whose strategic missions include having vital and legally compliant workplace cultures. 

JBR Law Group, LLC. recognizes that the best way to defend against labor and employment law claims is to proactively prevent them from arising. We have partnered with clients ranging from national organizations to start-ups on resolving workplace issues, developing or updating of employee handbooks and policies that comply with federal, state and local laws, and structuring the necessary executive, employee or contractor agreements and policies that protect key business interests. Additionally, we have experience conducting internal investigations into alleged policy violations in a manner that is holistic and aimed at supporting workplace environments. We additionally conduct customized compliance trainings on site and anywhere in the U.S. Our preventative strategies have proven effective in minimizing the risk for potential litigation and improving workplace culture.  We are also keenly skilled in counseling and resolving employment disputes and avoiding litigation and drastically reducing related costs.

In the event of litigation or administrative claims, JBR Law Group, LLC. also provides a full range of management-side defense services in Illinois federal and state courts and administrative venues, at times also handling such matters in various neighboring jurisdictions. The firm has successfully defended and resolved federal sexual harassment and discrimination claims, wage and hour litigation, whistleblower and retaliation claims in single plaintiff and asserted class litigation matters, and have aggressively pursued claims alleging business injury such as breach of restrictive covenant, trade secret misappropriation and conversion. Our team remains committed to remaining at the forefront of the everchanging landscape of labor and employment litigation so that we may continue providing timely critical advice and obtaining successful outcomes for our clients. 

In addition to our risk management services and counseling, we offer legal help with any specialized transactional labor & employment needs and have experience preparing and negotiating employment contracts, severance agreements, trade secret protection agreements and other restrictive covenants, and collective bargaining agreements.

Business Litigation

JBR Law Group, LLC. offers a full range of business litigation services. We understand that litigation can be a straining and time-consuming process, which is why we offer skilled, efficient legal representation for businesses and understand the importance of helping your business reach its best possible outcome at its earliest opportunity whether through settlement or litigation. 

Our experience includes representing individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of state and federal claims including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of non-competition clauses, consumer fraud and deceptive business practices, conversion, defamation, fraud and misrepresentation, tortious interference claims, trade secrets or trade mark misappropriations, unfair business practices and competition, and unjust enrichment.

Construction Law

JBR Law Group, LLC. has experience representing construction companies, developers, engineering firms, contractors, construction managers, subcontractors and owners in commercial and residential projects from contracts to litigation. We understand that not all construction projects are the same yet for each a vision is to be carried out via an interplay of contracts, real property law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and secured transactions.  

We have handled contract negotiations and documents involving contractors and subcontractors, construction management agreements, design build agreements and joint venture contracts.  We understand that time is of the essence in all construction matters.  However, we have seen the consequences of handshake deals and ambiguous or boilerplate agreements when the expected or unexpected risks arise that are common in construction projects.  We strive to quickly get to know your vision and goals so that we can effectively advise on your agreements, avoid or mitigate risks, and help prevent disputes.

In the event of construction litigation stemming from contract disputes, we have experience handling various claims including breach of contract, cost overruns, fraud, schedule delays, labor issues, mechanic’s liens, and liquidated damages.

Transactional Business

At JBR Law Group, LLC. we realize the importance of providing skilled and customized legal business transaction services so that your contracts precisely reflect what you intend and place your business in the best possible advantage. Whether it is acting as outside counsel, supporting your general counsel’s office, or working with you as a private owner, our founder’s in-house and large firm experience and collective firm’s ability to work with your business as a team is the key to our mutual success.  Our firm efficiently and effectively provides a wide variety of transactional legal services that fit your business’s needs. 

We have counseled and efficiently guided clients through all aspects of corporation formation and corporate governance and have partnered with clients through all phases of business growth, including but not limited to: asset and stock purchases and sales, mergers and acquisitions/divestitures, and day-to-day negotiations and transactions. We have also successfully represented clients in corporate dissolutions and buyouts. To date our firm has handled sophisticated agreements for various industries including: construction and engineering, entertainment, food and beverage, franchise/restaurant, marketing, and manufacturing. 

Most importantly, we strive to protect the integrity of your business, service or product in the course of advising on any business issues or preparing custom legal documents.  Additionally, we understand the relevant intellectual property considerations that may apply and have experience handling licensing agreements and protecting your business’s trade secrets and intellectual property.