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Jonathan Clark Green

Chicago Attorney With Community Focus

Jonathan Clark Green
Chicago United States (Illinois)
Professional Status
About Me
Jonathan Clark Green is a respected presence in the Illinois legal community who serves as supervisor with the City of Chicago Department of Law. Part of the Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division, Jonathan Clark Green has first or second-chaired 14 jury trials to verdict for the City spanning both federal and state court, the majority of which were complex cases taking several days, or weeks, in court to resolve. In total, he has taken, supervised, and defended more than 200 depositions for the City, including expert and state evidence depositions. He previously served as assistant attorney general with the Office of the Illinois Attorney General where he also concentrated in civil litigation, including jury trials.

Mr. Green is committed to serving his community and is currently an advisory member of the Little City Foundation’s board of directors, supporting services for those with developmental disabilities and autism. Also active with the South East and Central Lake View Neighbors Associations, Mr. Green has been a resident in the Lake View community for two decades and is a member of the Lake View Citizens Council. Since he has international law practice experience, having worked as a visiting attorney at a Belgium law firm, he is also active in the Chicago-Paris Sister Cities Committee. Mr. Green also regularly volunteers for Top Box Foods, a not-for profit providing fresh foods to Chicago's neediest neighborhoods.
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Senior Counsel / Assistant Corporatyion Counsel Supervisor

Corporation Counsel's Office, City of Chicago
Since January 2008

Chair Certified Arbitrator

Circuit Court of Cook County
Since January 1996

Assistant Corporation Counsel

Corporation Counsel's Office, City of Chicago
December 2003 to December 2007


Universidad de Guadalahara at Puerto Vallarta

February 1996

International and Comparative Law

Georgetown University Law Center

August 1993 to May 1994


Alliance Francaise de Chicago

January 1984 to January 1992



January 1990 to January 1991


Universite Libre de Bruxelles

October 1989 to March 1990


School of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

January 1988 to January 1989


IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

August 1983 to June 1986


University of San Diego Paris Institute of International and Comparative Law

July 1985 to August 1985


Columbia University

August 1979 to May 1983

General Studies

London School of Economics

January 1982 to March 1982
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