David A. Pestell
(312) 506-4481 phone
(312) 506-4460 fax
David A. Pestell focuses his practice on civil litigation, including insurance coverage issues, liability defense, nursing home litigation, employment discrimination and wrongful termination claims, and commercial litigation. He regularly advises clients with evaluating and pursuing declaratory judgment actions relating to insurance coverage. He has also pursued and defended numerous employment claims both in the administrative processes before the Illinois Department of Human Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as in federal court. Mr. Pestell also has experience assisting clients in real estate litigation, pursuing and defending landlord-tenant and other claims under the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance.
In addition to his civil litigation work, Mr. Pestell assists clients in connection with commercial transactions, corporate advisory work, and residential real estate closings. He advises clients regarding preparing or revising corporate bylaws, articles of formation, and corporate resolutions to accomplish client objectives, and to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws.
Previously, Mr. Pestell managed the Chicago branch office for another law firm for more than six years, where he gained substantial civil litigation experience in employment law, insurance coverage and defense, real estate litigation, and corporate advisory work.