Biography

Jacquelyn S. Leleu has been a business attorney for over 15 years. She has extensive experience in all phases of litigation including trial and arbitration, as well as handling transactional business matters. She represents clients in industries including technology, education, retail, manufacturing, food service, insurance, construction, trade show, and financial services. She enjoys spending time learning about her clients’ needs and goals and uses that information in order to zealously advocate on behalf of those clients. She collaborates with owners and executive management to devise practical legal solutions to business concerns. Her goal is to keep her clients out of litigation but ensure that, if litigation does arise, those clients are in a position to prevail.

Practice Areas

Business Law; Civil Litigation; Business Disputes; Business Formation; Business Transactions; Confidentiality Agreements; Employment Contracts; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements; Corporations and LLCs; Commercial Litigation; Business Dissolutions; Business Enterprises; Business Fraud; Business Litigation; Business Organization; Business Planning; Business Start-Ups; Business Torts; Business Transfers; Buy-Sell Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Executive Severance Contracts; Restrictive Covenants; Buying and Selling of Businesses; Closely Held Business Law; Entrepreneurial Business Law; Joint Ventures; Limited Liability Company Law; Small Business Law; Chancery Practice; Commercial Torts; Commercial Transactions; Commercial Real Estate Litigation; Construction Contracts; Consumer Fraud; Breach of Contract; Commercial Contracts; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation; Closely Held Corporations; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Contracts; Corporate Formation; Corporate Governance; Corporate Litigation; Corporate Organization; Corporate Planning; Incorporation; Professional Corporations; S Corporations; Small Business Corporations; Franchise Law; Covenants Not To Compete; Employment; Non-compete Litigation; Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law; Evictions; Landlord and Tenant Law; Lease Terminations; Leasing; Office Leasing; Shopping Center Leasing; Unlawful Detainer; Trial Practice; Business Acquisitions; Partnership Dissolution

Admitted

1999, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. 2001, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

Law School

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.

Member

Illinois State Bar Association

Birthplace

Warrenville, Illinois