Jared Cloud is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Chicago office. He focuses his practice on trust and family business controversies.
Jared has represented fiduciaries and beneficiaries in litigation before courts in numerous jurisdictions, as well as in connection with out-of-court negotiations and alternative dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation. Representative engagements include:
Trust litigation, including trust construction, contested accountings, trust reformation, and actions for breach of fiduciary duty
Estate litigation, including will contests, probate claims and will construction
Family business disputes, including succession disputes, separation of interests and buy-out of minority stakeholders outside of litigation, as well as litigation of derivative actions, oppression claims by minority shareholders and partnership accountings
Contested guardianship matters, including disputes over competence and the appointment of an appropriate guardian
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jared R. Cloud