Johner  T. Wilson III


J.T. focuses his practice on labor and employment law and leads the Labor and Employment team in Chicago. His experience includes litigating claims of private and public companies involving employment and other business related counseling and litigation. As lead trial counsel, he has practiced before the U.S. district courts, circuit courts of Illinois, and federal and state administrative agencies across the nation. J.T. also provides practical advice and counsel on a variety of complex business operation and employment initiatives.


  • DePaul University College of Law  (J.D., 2002)
  • University of Illinois  (B.A., 1999)
    • Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • International Membership Board
    • Website Taskforce
    • 2018 Trial Academy, faculty member
    • Employment Law Committee, vice chair of publications/newsletter (2017 - 2018)
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Young Attorneys Executive Advisory Board member


  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, fellow