Jonathan Clark Green
The experience we need.
A public servant we can trust.
Over 30 years of experience
Jonathan Clark Green has over thirty years of legal experience in both the public and private sectors, in both federal and state courts. Jonathan is currently a Senior Counsel in the City of Chicago Department of Law, where he engages in civil litigation, having tried a number of jury trials to verdict. A long-time chair-certified arbitrator for the mandatory arbitration program of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Jonathan has practiced in nearly all divisions of the Circuit Court of Cook County throughout his career. In the private sector, Jonathan also worked both to recognize and enforce child support and maintenance payments and to protect defrauded senior citizens as a Special Assistant Attorney General working in securities fraud litigation.
Prior to joining the Corporation Counsel’s Office, Jonathan was in private practice as Principal of Green & Green, P.C. and Of Counsel to Rock, Fusco & Garvey, Ltd. Jonathan is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, where he engaged in civil litigation in both federal and state courts, representing state employees and the constitutionality of state statutes. He has also served on the legal staff of the Illinois House of Representatives, reviewing and drafting legislation. A graduate, with distinction, of The Georgetown University Law Center’s master’s degree program in international and comparative law, Jonathan has also had diverse backgrounds in international litigation and transactional matters. Jonathan was a fellow of the American Society of International Law in Washington, D.C., where he worked with lawyers and government officials from around the world, and has previously worked in private practice both in Brussels and Chicago for European, Asian and American clients.
A partner in our community
Jonathan received his J.D. degree from the IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law and his B.A. degree from Columbia University in New York. He is a member of the Illinois and District of Columbia bars, as well as the Federal Trial Bar. Active in various charities in the Chicago area, Jonathan is an advisory member of the Board of Directors of the Little City Foundation for the developmentally disabled, where he is guardian for two of his siblings. He is also past president and an active board member of his 203-unit condominium association in Chicago’s Lake View community, and a volunteer with his wife Monica for Top Box Foods, providing fresh foods for Chicago’s neediest communities on the City’s south side. A native of Chicago’s northwest side, Jonathan is currently the Treasurer of the Advocates Society, Chicago’s Association of Polish-American attorneys.
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