Joseph R. Ziccardi
Joseph R. Ziccardi is the founder and owner of Ziccardi Law Offices. In today’s litigious society, Joe recognizes the importance of reliable, affordable and accurate legal representation for individuals as well as business owners. Joe’s ability to cut through the excess and hone in on the central issues as they affect and impact upon your legal needs makes Joe the perfect choice for you.
A graduate of DePaul University College of Law, Joe has been a member of the Illinois bar in good standing since 1993. He is currently a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, both general and trial bars.
In his more than 22 years as a lawyer, Joe has gained vast knowledge and experience in both transactional and litigation matters, having represented such clients as Nabisco, Inc., General Cinema Corp., The Chicago Blackhawk Hockey Team, K-Mart Corp., Wirtz Corporation, Wirtz Realty, The Nieman Marcus Group, Inc., and Harcourt General. Joe has logged over 2,000 hours of courtroom time, having successfully litigated in various areas of business law, including employment discrimination, contract disputes, injunctions, covenants-not-to-compete, wage issues, shareholder disputes, fraud, securities fraud, trade secrets, trademarks, franchising.
He has also successfully counseled many individuals and corporate clients in regard to commercial real estate matters, landlord-tenant disputes, and condominium association issues. Joe regularly represents commercial landlords, property managers and condominium associations, counseling them in both proper procedure and governance.
No opponent is too large or too small. Joe fights to the end for his clients, and his win-at-all-costs approach yields positive results for his clientele.
In 1997, Joe opened his own law firm, Ziccardi Law Offices. Since that time, his firm has grown dramatically, as his quality service and successful track record have resulted in hundreds of satisfied clients, including entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations. The firm’s clientele greatly benefit from his endless energy and his do-whatever-it-takes attitude to get the job done.