JEFF HARRIS

A Dynamic Force in Construction and Business Litigation

Attorney Jeff D. Harris, a Chicago-based legal expert, stands out in the realms of business and construction litigation. With his four-decade-long career, he combines deep legal knowledge with a practical understanding of the construction and corporate sectors.
  • Miami¬†University:¬†Bachelor¬†of¬†Arts,¬†Cum¬†Laude
  • Washington¬†&¬†Lee¬†University:¬†Juris¬†Doctor
  • Illinois¬†State¬†Bar:¬†Member
  • American¬†Bar¬†Association:¬†Member
  • Chicago¬†Bar¬†Association:¬†Member
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate & Partnership Disputes
  • Professional Liability and Fiduciary Duties
  • High-rise Construction Litigation: Specializing in complex cases involving large-scale construction projects, including key roles in iconic Chicago landmarks.
  • Corporate and Partnership Dispute Resolution: Expertise in navigating complex legalities in corporate structures and resolving shareholder and partnership conflicts.
  • Real Estate and Commercial Litigation: Strategic counsel in real estate transactions, lease disputes, property development issues, and other commercial matters.
  • Construction Defect and Design Dispute Resolution: Addressing allegations of construction and design flaws to achieve favorable outcomes for clients.
  • Fiduciary Duty and Professional Liability Cases: Managing legal challenges related to fiduciary obligations and defending professionals in liability suits.
  • Board of Directors, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
  • Former Chair, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
  • Frank Cabral Humanitarian Award Recipient
  • Decades of experience in business litigation, focusing on construction and real estate.
  • Legal advisor for major Chicago redevelopment projects, including Navy Pier and Marina City.
  • Recognized as a top construction lawyer in Illinois by Midwest Real Estate News.
  • Extensive experience in representing contractors, managers, and developers in high-stakes litigation.
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