Jason P. Britt: Lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP

Jason P. Britt

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.

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  • Automotive
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
University Northern Kentucky University, B.S., 2004
Law SchoolNorthwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2009 Senior Article Editor, Journal of Law and Social Policy
Admitted2009, Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Jason Britt is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Britt has represented clients in a number of industries, including the manufacturing, health care, insurance, and investment industries, in complex and sensitive matters before judicial and arbitral forums across the country. These engagements have included matters involving allegations of fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and negligence. He is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice and the Automotive Industry Team.

Mr. Britt is also experienced in matters involving trade secrets, including the litigation and arbitration of trade secret misappropriation claims. As part of his practice in this area, Mr. Britt has extensive experience in the use of both federal and state Freedom of Information Acts to protect trade secrets and competitive intelligence from public disclosure.

In addition to his legal work for firm clients, Mr. Britt is highly active in pro bono work. Mr. Britt's pro bono engagements include:
• Successfully obtaining asylum on behalf of a Saudi citizen, based on political and religious persecution in his home country.
• Representing a non-biological parent before the Circuit Court of Williamson County and the Illinois Appellate Court, and successfully establishing her right under Illinois common law to seek custody of the children she had raised as her own since their birth. In re T.P.S., 2012 IL App (5th) 120176, and In re T.P.S., 2013 IL App (5th) 120438-U.

Mr. Britt previously worked as an attorney extern for the City of Chicago Department of Law in the appeals division, representing the City of Chicago in a number of employment, administrative, and constitutional disputes. While in law school, he served as a summer associate at Foley.


In 2013, Mr. Britt authored the article, "The Supreme Court: cases to watch in the October 2013 term" in Lexology (October 10, 2013).


Mr. Britt received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 2009), where he was senior article editor for the Journal of Law and Social Policy. He earned his bachelor's degree from Northern Kentucky University (B.S., 2004).


Mr. Britt is admitted to practice in Illinois


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NextEnergy: Developing Charging and Power Systems for Tomorrow’s Cars, Homes, and Businesses
Jason P. Britt, September 30, 2014
In addition to the networking technologies that NextEnergy is developing with its partners, NextEnergy is also developing vehicle charging and power systems that look to trim energy bills for both homes and businesses.

NextEnergy: Incubating Technology for Tomorrow's Homes and Cars
Jason P. Britt, September 29, 2014
Two major forces are reshaping the cars that people will drive in coming years: the push to create a smarter (and eventually, even an autonomous) car, and the push for better fuel efficiency. Smarter cars are seen as a way to make the roads safer and less stressful to use, and fuel efficiency is...

New Materials Look to Change What Our Cars are Made of
Jason P. Britt, June 24, 2014
Colin Chapman, the founder of Lotus Cars, is said to have expressed his philosophy of car-building as: “Simplify, then add lightness.” While expanding safety regulations and consumer demands for technology and comfort make simplification a task easier said than done, automakers are...

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Jason P. Britt

321 North Clark, Suite 2800
ChicagoIL 60610


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