Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.

Pugh, Jones & Johnson (“PJJ”) was established in 1991 as a litigation and transactional law firm with a reputation for excellence among its clients and within the legal community. We provide complex civil and white collar criminal trial services, investigations/ compliance/monitoring and transactional expertise to universities, cities and governmental entities, corporations and entrepreneurs.  Our experienced trial attorneys include former federal prosecutors, in-house counsel and a General Counsel.  We are trial lawyers and counsel on specific claims including administrative proceedings, federal and state court lawsuits, mediation, arbitration and collective bargaining.  We try complex civil cases including insurance coverage, patent, mass tort, major personal injury/wrongful death claims, medical malpractice, professional liability and products liability cases.  We regularly counsel clients on the same issues, based on the same substantive knowledge and experience we apply in the courtroom.  PJJ’s lawyers are acknowledged leaders in their fields and serve in various capacities in many prestigious legal and professional organizations. 


Chicago, IL

180 North LaSalle Street, Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60601



Person of contact: Stephen H. Pugh

New York, NY

200 Park Avenue, Suite 1700, New York, New York 10166



Practice Areas

  • ADR/Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
    • Bankruptcy and Credit Restructuring and Workouts
  • Corporate
    • Corporate Governance
    • Internal Investigations
  • Defamation
  • Energy
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance
    • Litigation
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Product Liability
    • Professional Liability/E&O/D&O
  • Intellectual Property
    • Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
    • Arbitration
    • Class Actions / MDL
    • Compliance
    • Drafting Employee Handbooks / Policies / Documents
    • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
    • Investigations - Internal/Agency
    • Litigation
    • Regulators/Regulations (e.g. DOL, NLRB, OFCCP, OSHA, OWBPA, SOX,)
    • Trade Secret
  • Litigation/Trials
    • Administrative
    • Class Action
    • Consumer and Product Liability Litigation
    • Corporate/Commercial (Shareholder Derivative Suits, Securities, FINRA, Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy, etc.)
    • Criminal (White Collar)
    • Employment (HR, Discrimination, ERISA, Labor, Workers Comp, etc.)
    • Environment, Energy and Resources
    • Health and Healthcare Law
    • Higher Education
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual Property (Patent/Trademark)
    • Malpractice
    • Personal Injury (Torts, Premises Liability, Toxic Torts)
    • Professional Liability
    • Real Estate
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation (Railroad, Other)
  • White Collar / Investigations
    • Compliance
    • Qui Tam
    • Regulatory Investigations
    • Whistleblower