People: Paul J. Yovanic, Jr., Associate

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Paul J. Yovanic, Jr.

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5898
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Paul Yovanic is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. His practice includes a variety of complex commercial litigation disputes, including those which involve restrictive covenants, non-compete and solicitation agreements, trade secrets, contract disputes, creditor rights, fraudulent transfer litigation, and business torts. Mr. Yovanic is also a member of the White Collar, Internal Investigations, and False Claims Team.

Mr. Yovanic represents and counsels clients through all phases and forms of litigation, including pre-litigation resolution, alternative dispute resolution, emergency injunctions, jury trials, and appeals.

Before joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Yovanic worked as a law clerk for a boutique title insurance defense firm. Mr. Yovanic also worked as a Summer Fellow at Seyfarth Shaw in 2016. While in law school, he spent a semester as an extern with the legal unit at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chicago office, handling litigation requests and subpoena enforcement. He was also a 711 licensed student-attorney and represented pro se litigants in E.E.O.C. mediations and federal court settlements through the Northern District of Illinois’ Settlement Assistance Program.

Paul Yovanic is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. His practice includes a variety of complex commercial litigation disputes, including those which involve restrictive covenants, non-compete and solicitation agreements, trade secrets, contract disputes, creditor rights, fraudulent transfer litigation, and business torts. Mr. Yovanic is also a member of the White Collar, Internal Investigations, and False Claims Team.

Mr. Yovanic represents and counsels clients through all phases and forms of litigation, including pre-litigation resolution, alternative dispute resolution, emergency injunctions, jury trials, and appeals.

Before joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Yovanic worked as a law clerk for a boutique title insurance defense firm. Mr. Yovanic also worked as a Summer Fellow at Seyfarth Shaw in 2016. While in law school, he spent a semester as an extern with the legal unit at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chicago office, handling litigation requests and subpoena enforcement. He was also a 711 licensed student-attorney and represented pro se litigants in E.E.O.C. mediations and federal court settlements through the Northern District of Illinois’ Settlement Assistance Program.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago (2017)
    ABA Negotiation Competition Team
    CALI Award: Appellate Advocacy
    President of Labor & Employment Society
    Dean’s List

  • B.S., Loyola University Chicago (2013)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association