For more than a decade, attorney Jeffrey J. Kmoch has concentrated his practice on labor, employment, and employee benefits matters arising under state and federal laws. Mr. Kmoch has handled affirmative and defensive litigation in the individual, collective, and class action contexts. Mr. Kmoch has experience litigating in state and federal courts as well as in a variety of arbitration forums, including AAA, JAMS, and FINRA Dispute Resolution.
In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Kmoch has extensive experience counseling on a wide range of labor and employment matters, including those involving employee discipline, termination, workplace accommodations, leaves of absence, restrictive covenants and other employment agreements, meal and rest breaks, compensation, benefits, overtime eligibility classifications, and wage payment and collection.
Prior to launching his solo practice, Mr. Kmoch served as Vice President, Assistant General Counsel in the HR Law Group for JPMorgan Chase & Co. and, before that, as an Associate in the nationally-renowned Labor and Employment Practice Group for Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP.
University of Illinois College of Law – J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Lectures Editor, Illinois Law Review
Oxford University, St. Peter’s College – International Intellectual Property Programme
University of Illinois - B.A., History and Political Science
“Illinois Offers Greater Protections for Pregnant Workers,” The National Law Review (Jan. 27, 2015) (co-author)
“ERISA Fiduciary Standards,” Employee Benefits Law (ABA, 3d ed., Spring 2013 Supplement) (contributing author)
“Benefit Claims Litigation: Claims Standard of Review, Discovery, and Dispositive Motions,” ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits, 20th National Institute on ERISA Litigation (Nov. 2010) (contributing author)
State of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Member, Illinois State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section