Jordan Wilkow’s practice encompasses a broad range of complex commercial litigation, and he has successfully represented corporate and individual plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of matters in federal and state court. He has substantial experience litigating fiduciary duty claims and other business torts, contract claims (including disputes arising out of non-competes and other restrictive covenants), partnership disputes, residential and commercial real estate matters (including zoning disputes and Fair Housing Act litigation), employee and consumer class actions, and complex tax claims. Mr. Wilkow also has substantial experience drafting and negotiating professional services contracts in addition to other transactional matters.
Prior to joining Tabet DiVito & Rothstein in January 2015, Mr. Wilkow served for two years as a judicial clerk to the Honorable James B. Zagel in the Northern District of Illinois. He earned his law degree from the University of Chicago in 2012.
While in law school, Mr. Wilkow worked in the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project in the Law School’s Mandel Legal Aid Clinic. As a student attorney there, he represented a journalist in what proved to be landmark FOIA litigation against the City of Chicago in Kalven v. City of Chicago, No. 09-CH-51396; Kalven v. City of Chicago 2014 IL App (1st) 121846. Mr. Wilkow also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Robert W. Gettleman in the Northern District of Illinois. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, and also holds a Certificate in Jazz Performance (piano) from the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Wilkow is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.