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Eric Onyango | Managing Attorney

Eric Onyango

Education - Undergraduate

  1. Marycrest International University, (BS, Computer Science (2000))

Education - Graduate School

  1. Western Illinois University, (M.B.A., Management Information Systems, 2002)

  2. University of Chicago Booth School of Business, (M.B.A., Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, 2013)

  3. University of Chicago Law School, (GSAL, 2009-2011)

  4. The John Marshall Law School (J.D. (2013); L.L.M., International Business and Trade (2016))

Practice Areas

  1. Labor and Employment

  2. Constitutional torts and Civil Rights

  3. Copyrights, Trademarks and Trade Secrets

  4. Technology and Internet law

  5. Commercial Litigation

  6. Securities Regulation

  7. Estates and Trusts

  8. Bankruptcy and financial restructuring

  9. Administrative law and government regulations

  10. Education law

  11. Civil and criminal state and federal appeals

  12. Real Estate transactions

  13. Criminal defense

  14. International transactions, exports and imports

  15. Immigration and naturalization

  16. Tax law

  17. Personal Injury and Professional Malpractice

Recent Cases

  1. Howard Ray, Sr and Mary Ray v. City of Chicago

  2. Chicago Principals and Administrators Association, et. al. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago

  3. Washigton v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago

  4. SEC v. Forte, et. al.

  5. Dr. Gooden-Hampton v. District No. 151, et. al.

Awards and Achievements

  1. International Scholar, Marycrest International University

  2. Highest grade in law school - Estates and Trusts class (CALI Award, Spring 2012)

  3. Patent publication credit - US Patent Application 13/613,990

Court Admissions

  1. Illinois Supreme Court (2013)

  2. United States District Court - Northern District Court of Illinois (2013) (General Bar) (Trial Bar (2016))

  3. United States District Court - Central District Court of Illinois (2018)

  4. United States Tax Court, Washington, D.C. (2013)

  5. United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Chicago, Illinois (2013)

Professional Background

  1. Prior to law school, Eric spent several years working as an information technology professional - designing, implementing and supporting small, medium and large scale enterprise technology solutions for multinational companies, including Deloitte. In addition to actively practicing law, Eric continues to provide information techology consulting services, mostly in the financial sector, including, recently, to Northern Trust Bank and BMO Harris.

  2. During law school, Eric served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Joan Humphrey Lefkow, Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Contact Information

  1. Phone: (312)315-8568

  2. Twitter: @EricOnyangoEsq

  3. Email: Send Email

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