Attorney Profile

Peter J. Latz & Associates LLC is located in Oak Park, Illinois. Call (708) 524-2300 to set up your appointment during normal business hours, or email us for more information about our services.

James R. Pranger - Partner

Jim has over 30 years of experience as a civil trial lawyer. He represents individuals, corporations and institutions in a wide array of contract, employment, probate, and other cases. In addition to Illinois state and federal courts, Jim has tried cases in venues in New York, Ohio, Nebraska, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Jim represents clients in arbitrations and before administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Jim counsels employment law clients regarding policies, reductions in force, employment contracts, non-competes and best practice strategies.

Jim was one of the authors of Litigating Disputed Estates, Trusts, Guardianships, and Charitable Bequests (IICLE, 2016). Specifically, he authored Chapter 11, Citations to Discover Assets. He co-authored the 2004 Supplement to the IICLE Practice Handbook Employment Discrimination, and has made presentations to various industry organizations on topics including Probate Citations to Discover and Recover assets, employment law and managing media coverage in litigation.

Jim graduated magna cum laude from the undergraduate Honors Program at Loyola University of Chicago and cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law. Prior to joining Peter J. Latz & Associates, Jim was a Partner at Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, and previously has been a partner at Chuhak & Tecson and McDermott, Will & Emery.


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