Attorney John P. Killacky Joins DuPage County Law Firm, Momkus LLC

Illinois Law Firm Momkus LLC Adds Commercial Litigation Partner.

Attorney John P. Killacky

"Momkus LLC is pleased to announce the addition of attorney John P. Killacky as a partner in the firm."

Momkus LLC is pleased to announce the addition of attorney John P. Killacky as a partner in the firm. Killacky will focus his practice at the firm on commercial litigation, business law, employment law, and insurance law.

Killacky has worked as in-house and outside counsel in the business and commercial sector, including eight years as general counsel and chief compliance officer for a publicly traded property and casualty insurance holding company. He has also been a litigation partner with an international law firm.

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Three Momkus LLC Attorneys Named to Illinois Super Lawyers List

Attorneys for Full-Service Law Firm Recognized as Among Top Lawyers for 2018

Top Lawyers for 2018

"Momkus LLC is proud to announce that attorneys James F. McCluskey, David A. Newby and William J. Scott Jr. have all been chosen for Super Lawyers’ list of the best Illinois lawyers for 2018."

Momkus LLC is proud to announce that attorneys James F. McCluskey, David A. Newby and William J. Scott Jr. have all been chosen for Super Lawyers’ list of the best Illinois lawyers for 2018.

Super Lawyers is a nationally recognized ratings service that annually selects the top attorneys in each state. Attorneys are nominated by their peers or identified from research or third-party feedback.

Super Lawyers chooses its honorees based on independent research and evaluation by a peer panel. Attorneys who make the Super Lawyers list are among the top five percent of nominated attorneys in their state.

Attorney James F. McCluskey was named to the Super Lawyers list for the fifth consecutive year and ninth time in the last 13 years. He is a founding member of Momkus LLC and focuses his practice on business and civil litigation. He is in line to serve as the president of the Illinois State Bar Association this year.

Attorney David A. Newby was named to the Super Lawyers list for the ninth consecutive year. He is a partner at Momkus LLC and focuses his practice on business bankruptcy and related litigation. He serves as vice chair of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee.

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James F. McCluskey Installed as President-Elect of the Illinois State Bar Association

Long-serving member continues active role in ISBA leadership as President-Elect

Chicago attorney James McCluskey

"I’m honored and excited to continue serving the Illinois State Bar Association in the capacity as the organization’s President-Elect."

James F. McCluskey, a founding member of the law firm Momkus LLC in Lisle, Illinois, was installed as President-Elect of the Illinois State Bar Association during a recent ceremony.

A long-time member and officer of the ISBA, McCluskey was chosen as 3rd Vice President in a state-wide election in 2015, and served the organization as its 2nd Vice President the past 12 months. Prior to that, he was elected ISBA Secretary in 2013, was a member of the Board of Governors and previously served as a member of its Assembly. He was chairman of the Board’s Agenda and Practice Committee, and served on its Civil Practice & Procedure Council, as well as its Allerton House Committee. McCluskey is in line to serve as ISBA President in 2018.

James McCluskey concentrates his practice in the trial of commercial cases before all State and Federal Courts in Illinois, and is admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. In addition to his service on the ISBA Board of Governors, he is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, having held a number of key posts in both organizations over the years, including bar president from 2001 to 2002. He also holds memberships in the Kane County Bar Association, West Suburban Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Cook County and DuPage Justinian’s, and chaired the Illinois Bar Association’s Facilities & Technology Committee.

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Momkus LLC Announces New Partner

DuPage law firm promotes commercial litigator Lauryn Parks to leadership role

Lisle attorney Lauryn Parks

"The members and other partners agreed that Ms. Parks was perfectly suited to assume the duties and responsibilities of partner."

Momkus LLC recently announced it was naming attorney Lauryn Parks its newest Partner. Ms. Parks is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Employment Law groups.

Ms. Parks joined Momkus LLC in 2007, and provides a wealth of knowledge in matters of employment litigation, commercial litigation and business disputes. Her experience includes all aspects of litigation and appellate law, as well as consulting with and advising employers and business executives on matters of employment agreements, restrictive covenants, compensation issues, employee handbooks, and employee separations.

“The members and other partners agreed that Ms. Parks was perfectly suited to assume the duties and responsibilities of partner,” stated the firm’s Managing Partner, Jennifer Friedland. “We are confident that the knowledge and energy she brings to her practice of the law will continue benefitting all our clients, while providing great leadership to our team of attorneys.”

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DuPage County Law Firm Momkus LLC Hires Business Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation Attorney

The DuPage County law firm of Momkus LLC announces the hiring of Attorney David A. Newby.

DuPage County Attorney David A. Newby

" The DuPage County law firm of Momkus LLC announces the hiring of Attorney David A. Newby."

Momkus LLC, located in Lisle, Illinois, is pleased to announce the hiring of Attorney David A. Newby, who has joined the firm as a partner. Prior to joining Momkus LLC, Newby was the founding principal of Johnson & Newby, a bankruptcy and commercial litigation boutique law firm and a partner in the law firm of D’Ancona & Pflaum, both in Chicago.

DuPage County Attorney David A. Newby graduated with his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he served as director of the school’s Moot Court Program. His practice areas include business bankruptcy and insolvency and commercial litigation. Newby has represented debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, asset buyers, trustees, committees, landlords, tenants, and litigants in adversary bankruptcy proceedings. He has represented clients in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of United Airlines, Kmart Corp., Ritz Camera, Buffets Holdings, Neumann Homes, Wickes, and Sports Authority.

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