James E. Mahoney


James E. Mahoney

James E. Mahoney Chicago, Illinois
Phone: 312-236-8110
Fax: 312-236-6724
Email: jem@gjlaw.com or Contact Me

JAMES E. MAHONEY does trial and appellate work in State and Federal courts. He received a B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago in 1974 and a J.D. magna cum laude from Indiana University in 1978. He was admitted to practice before the Supreme Courts of Illinois and Indiana, as well as several Federal district and appellate courts.

Before moving to Chicago, he practiced for several years with a multi-city firm based in Indianapolis, where he concentrated on complex corporate and business litigation, with an emphasis on motion practice and appellate work. He is experienced in all phases of litigation from initial pleadings through discovery, trial and appeal. He is a member of the Illinois, Indiana, Seventh Circuit and Chicago Bar Associations and the Atticus Finch Inn of Court.

Litigation Percentage:

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Indiana, 1978
  • Illinois, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1991


  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, 1978
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1974
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: With Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Atticus Finch Inn of Court