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Gagliardo, Joseph M.

515 North State StreetSuite 2800Chicago, IL 60654


Updated: 09/30/2016


Mr. Gagliardo is the Managing Partner of Laner, Muchin, Dombrow, Becker, Levin and Tominberg, Ltd., and is the Chair of its Litigation Department. Mr. Gagliardo has counseled and represented employers in a broad range of employment matters for over 30 years. His experience includes litigating individual and class action claims in the state and federal courts.

Since joining the Firm as a partner in 1988, Mr. Gagliardo has been counsel to publicly and privately held corporations...

Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • Federal Bar Association (Member)
  • Illinois Bar Association (Member)
  • National Italian-American Bar Association (Member)
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers (Member)
  • Chicago Council of Lawyers (Member)
  • Federal Bar Association (Active Past President, Chicago Chapter)
  • Illinois State Bar Association Assembly (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association Assembly, 1998 - 1999 (Chair, Rule and Bylaws Committee)
  • Illinois State Bar Association Assembly (Member, Standing Committee on Judicial Evaluations)
  • Justinian Society (President)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Chairperson, Labor Law Section Council)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Section Council, Civil Practice and Procedure)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Member, Standing Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution)
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Magistrate Judge)
  • John Marshall Law School Alumni Association (Director)


  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Emerging Leaders in America
  • Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans
  • Edward T. Lee Scholarship
  • Bobbs-Merrill Company Prize
  • Distinguished Service Award by The John Marshall Law
  • Named One of the Leading Lawyers in Illinois


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1977
  • DePaul University
    Honors: High Honor
    Major: Commerce

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma

Office Information


515 North State StreetSuite 2800Chicago, IL 60654


  • (312) 467-9479



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