James A. McKenna: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

James A. McKenna

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone(312) 787-4949

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Background Checks
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
University University of Dayton, B.A., summa cum laude, 1974
Law SchoolNorthwestern University, J.D., cum laude, 1977 Note and Comment Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review
Admitted2003, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1980, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2011, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1992, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1977, Illinois; 2013, Wisconsin - E.D. Wis.; 2010, Illinois - C.D. Ill.; 1978, Illinois - N.D. Ill.; 2009, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

bar & professional association memberships

Illinois Northern District Trial Bar

Illinois State Bar Association


James A. McKenna is a Shareholder in the Chicago, Illinois office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. McKenna specializes in the litigation of employment disputes, including class actions, wage and hour claims, Fair Credit Reporting Act claims, and non-competition counseling and litigation.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2015

• Selected for inclusion in the 2008 - 2014 editions of Illinois Super Lawyers


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Office Information

James A. McKenna

150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2500
ChicagoIL 60601


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