Williams Montgomery & John is the ideal business litigation firm. Our clients know we have the experience and dedication to get results. Our opponents know we have the skills and courage to try cases to verdict.
The trial lawyers of Williams Montgomery & John vigorously and fearlessly represent client interests in high-stakes lawsuits across the United States. We have a track record of achieving outstanding results for some of corporate America’s biggest names.
Our litigators have extensive jury trial, bench trial and arbitration experience in complex, multimillion-dollar disputes involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, professional malpractice, products liability, defective construction, intellectual property and insurance bad faith. CBS Corporation named Williams Montgomery & John as its “go to” law firm in Illinois for commercial disputes (Corporate Counsel, December 2010), and other large corporations such as 3M, Goodyear, Siemens, IBM, Genentech, Whirlpool and Zurich have relied on our unwavering advocacy.
In the tort defense area, our trial attorneys have achieved defense verdicts in numerous complex product liability, toxic tort, personal injury and wrongful death matters, a number of which have been recognized by The National Law Journal. As a result of our vast experience and stellar track record, we have been retained as national and regional trial counsel for more than 60 corporate clients, including Ford, Fisher-Price, Black & Decker, General Electric, Chevron, Goodyear, and Bausch & Lomb.
Williams Montgomery & John maintains a highly skilled appellate practice group to protect our clients' trial court victories and work to overturn unfavorable rulings. We also provide the full range of other legal services required by sophisticated business clients, including professional liability, insurance coverage, intellectual property, labor and employment, government relations and white collar litigation.
The name partners of Williams Montgomery & John are nationally known trial attorneys and members of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Barry Montgomery and Peter John are listed in Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation and Bet-the-Company Litigation. The firm’s energetic, dedicated partners and associates have a strong commitment to client service with a singular focus on achieving client objectives. Sixteen of the firm’s partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Illinois Leading Lawyers and 11 are recognized in Illinois Super Lawyers.
We work closely with all of our clients to ensure that their goals and expectations are met. We believe that early, aggressive and thorough preparation is essential to achieving the best results. We are passionate about what we do and our passion is reflected in the results that we achieve.
Argo Pro/Colony Insurance
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Black & Decker
The Boler Company
City of Chicago
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
Ford Motor Company
General Electric Company
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Honeywell International Inc.
Health Systems of America
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Sharp Electronics Corporation
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
William Ryan Homes
YRC Worldwide Inc.
Zurich Financial Services Group