Jeffrey Hart litigates employment, complex commercial, products liability, medical malpractice, transportation, general liability, professional liability and workers' compensation matters. In addition, he has experience with maritime law, including the Jones Act and the U.S. Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, representing shipping concerns and waterway terminal owners. Jeff serves as lead counsel for a Fortune 500 beverage company and a national specialty gas/propane company and handles commercial litigation, employment and general liability matters for major companies in various industries, including sports equipment and transportation.
Jeff has tried more than 280 cases before various administrative agencies, judges and juries. In addition to Fortune 500 companies, he has represented cities, universities, hospitals, physicians groups and individuals in civil and criminal matters. Jeff has argued cases before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Illinois Appellate Court.
Prior to joining Wilson Elser in 2015, Jeff experienced considerable success throughout the Midwest, and the caliber of his clients dictated that he establish a broader presence in a firm with a national footprint. He is currently expanding his services to established and new clients.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jeffrey C. Hart