J. Dale Berry

J. Dale Berry

Partner
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Phone:
312-767-4989
Fax:
312-236-6686
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Union-side Labor Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Representative Cases

  • City of Decatur v. AFSCME, 122 Ill. 2d 353 (1988)
  • City of Freeport v. ISLRB, 135 Ill. 2d 499 (1990)
  • City of Evanston v. ISLRB, 227 Ill. App. 3d 955 (1st Dist. 1992)
  • Town of Cicero v. IAFF Local 717, 338 Ill. App. 3d 364 (1st Dist. 2003)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Associated Firefighters of Illinois (AFFI), General Counsel, 1990 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LLC)
  • McHenry County Defenders, Board of Directors, 1985 - 1994
  • McHenry County Conservation Voters (MCCV), President, 1986 - 1993
  • Associated Firefighters of Illinois (AFFI), Honorary Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Michael G. Matejka, Fiery Struggle: Illinois Fire Fighters Build a Union, (Illinois Labor History Society, 2002), 1901 - 1985

Pro Bono Activities

  • General Counsel, Associated Firefighters of Illinois(AFFI)