scott & krauss

Scott & Kraus, LLC
150 South Wacker Drive
Suite 2900
Chicago, IL 60606


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Our Professionals

Jason R. Sleezer, Partner

DePaul University College of Law: J.D.; Sullivan Fellow
North Central College; B.A., with honors, College Honors Scholar, Rhicter Fellow

Areas of Concentration
Commercial Litigation
Banking Litigation
Construction Litigation
UCC Litigation
Creditor's Rights Litigation

Illinois *
United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois - Trial Bar Member
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Professional Memberships & Organizations
Illinois State Bar
Chicago Bar Association
DuPage County Bar Association

IICLE - Illinois Causes of Action: Estate, Nonpersonal Injury Actions: Contributing Author (2011)

Notable Cases
Parkway Bank & Trust Co. v. Meseljevic, et al., 406 Ill. App. 3d 435; 940 N.E.2d 215 (1st Dist. IL 2010)

Executive Summary
Jason Sleezer is an attorney in the Litigation practice group. Mr. Sleezer counsels clients in the finance, banking, manufacturing, construction and real estate industries. Mr. Sleezer's practice involves state and federal litigation. He has extensive experience in commercial law, mechanic's lien litigation, prosecuting and defending claims under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, Illinois' Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, creditor's rights litigation, and myriad general contract, tort and fiduciary responsibility based actions. Mr. Sleezer also regularly advises banking clients on general, non-regulatory issues.

While at North Central College, Mr. Sleezer's undergraduate thesis dealt with the trend of market share liability tort suits against the American firearm industry and possible alternative dispute resolution solutions.

As a Rhicter Fellow, Mr. Sleezer studied in Germany and the Czech Republic with the German Foreign Ministry and the German Delegation to the United Nations on the topics of international traffcking of women and children and population and development concerns in rural and urban post-reunified Germany.

* Licensed to practice only in the jurisdictions and before the Courts listed above.