SRM Attorneys

Adnan_Shams

Adnan Shams

Attorney

Prior to co-founding SRM Law, P.C., Mr. Shams practiced for several years in the private sector in various industries. Mr. Shams spent years in the accounting field while at a private accounting firm and a commercial development company. Mr. Shams has also worked in the Information Technology field as a Network Engineer, Network Administrator, and as Director of Information Technology for a top 5 executive search firm. Mr. Shams gained further experience in international business transactions at a commodities trading company.

While at DePaul University College of Law, Mr. Shams was selected for the Intellectual Property Legal Writing Program, Intellectual Property Clinic, and the Intellectual Property Digest which merged with the Journal of Arts, Technology, and Intellectual Property. Mr. Shams has prosecuted numerous patents and trademarks from conception to issuance.

Mr. Shams has orchestrated several high end transactions, mergers & acquisitions through preparing and reviewing contracts and joint venture agreements. Mr. Shams’ practice additionally concentrates on corporate matters and conducting commercial real estate transactions for various clients including franchisees, distributors, operators, manufacturers, and tech startups.

For the last three years, Mr. Shams was recognized by his peers and named a Rising Star attorney by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine for each year, a designation limited to less than 2.5% of lawyers under 40 years of age in the State of Illinois.

Admissions

United States Patent & Trademark Office
Illinois

Education

DePaul University College of Law, J.D.
DePaul University, B.S. Computer Science

Professional Affiliations

Illinois State Bar Association

Mr. Shams Practice Areas

Corporate Law

  • Business Formation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Franchises
  • Contracts Audit
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Bylaws and Operating Agreements
  • Licensing and Permits

Intellectual Property

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Trade Secrets
  • Non-Disclosure / Confidentiality Agreements
  • Licensing
  • IP Audit

Real Estate

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Evictions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Leases
  • Franchises
  • Tax Appeals
  • Condominium Association

Litigation

  • Business Protection
  • Class Action
  • Construction
  • Intellectual Property
  • Breach of Contract
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Environmental
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Adam Rodriguez

Attorney

Mr. Rodriguez has over ten years of experience in representing corporations and individuals in civil and commercial litigation matters. His legal experience includes, but is not limited to, representing clients in lawsuits involving products liabilities, enforcement of non-compete agreements, breach of contracts, and personal injury claims. As an experienced litigator, Mr. Rodriguez represents businesses from all types of industries, which has included insurance carriers, trucking companies, health care providers and real estate developers.

Mr. Rodriguez graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Political Science. He obtained his law degree from University of Iowa College of Law in Iowa City, Iowa. He has also served as a Cook County Arbitrator and is a supervising attorney at Micah Legal Aid Clinic, where he serves on a pro-bono basis.

Mr. Rodriguez is admitted to the Illinois Bar, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Federal Trial Bar.

Mr. Rodriguez’s Practice Areas

Litigation

  • Business Protection
  • Personal Injury
  • Class Action
  • Construction
  • Breach of Contract
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Environmental
  • Products Liability
  • Appellate


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Jennifer Mozwecz

Attorney

Ms. Mozwecz represents clients in a variety of transactional and general corporate matters, including federal and state regulation compliance, partnership and corporation operating agreements, and intellectual property acquisition, protection and maintenance. Additionally, Ms. Mozwecz represents clients in various corporate litigation matters, and counsels clients on settlements and negotiations.

Ms. Mozwecz graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, where she was recognized on the College of Engineering Dean’s List and was honored as a University of Illinois Chancellor’s Scholar, as well as receiving the Caterpiller Company Outstanding Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship. She obtained her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, where she received the DePaul University College of Law Dean’s Scholarship.

Ms. Mozwecz is admitted to the Illinois Bar, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Ms. Mozwecz was recognized by her peers and named a Rising Star attorney by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine for 2016, a designation limited to less than 2.5% of lawyers under 40 years of age in the State of Illinois.

Jennifer L. Mozwecz is a shareholder at SRM Law, P.C., and one of the founding members.

Admissions

Illinois
United States Patent & Trademark Office
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Education

DePaul University College of Law, J.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. Computer Engineering

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association

Ms. Mozwecz’s Practice Areas

Corporate Law

  • Business Formation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Contracts Audit
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Bylaws and Operating Agreements
  • Licensing and Permits

Intellectual Property

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Trade Secrets
  • Non-Disclosure / Confidentiality Agreements
  • Licensing
  • IP Audit

Real Estate

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Leases
  • Tax Appeals
  • Condominium Association

Litigation

  • Business Protection
  • Class Action
  • Construction
  • Intellectual Property
  • Breach of Contract
jernberg

Don Jernberg

Advisory Counsel

Professional Background

Jernberg Law Group, June 2002 – Present: Private practice with focus on insurance, litigation and general corporate matters.
Ernst and Young, January 2000 – June 2002: Headed a joint venture to develop dispute resolution processes and technologies. Hold a patent on a process and technology for analyzing complex multi-party claims for settlement;
Oppenheimer, Wolff and Donnelly, 1987-2000 (Partner): Helped establish the Chicago office of 350-lawyer firm with multiple offices. Headed the firms insurance and reinsurance business group from 1990 to 1997;
Isham, Lincoln and Beale, 1980-1988 (Partner) (firm dissolved): Focused on general litigation, insurance and insurance coverage matters. Founded the environmental insurance coverage practice for the firm;
Williams and Montgomery, 1972-1980: Insurance defense and insurance coverage practice. Made partner, 1979.

Academic and Licenses

Vanderbilt University, BA, 1969 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
Northwestern University, JD, 1972 (cum laude, Order of the Coif)
University of Alabama, 1976-1977, Associate Professor of Law
Licensed in Illinois, United States Supreme Court and various federal district and circuit courts.

Associations, Publications and Lectures

Founding member of the environmental law committee of the Torts and Insurance Practice section of the ABA. Appointed to ABA Blue Ribbon Committee in Discovery in Major Environmental Coverage Litigation. Member of National Arbitration Association panel of arbitrators, certified mediator and member of Cook County panel of major case arbitrators.

Author of approximately 30 articles in the area of insurance coverage and dispute resolution. Frequent lecturer on insurance coverage matters, including major addresses at the national conventions of the CPCU Society and the Casualty Actuarial Society. Member of the North American Reinsurance faculty that provided annual week long classes for insurance claim professionals.

Mr. Jernberg’s Practice Areas

Litigation

  • Business Protection
  • Personal Injury
  • Class Action
  • Construction
  • Intellectual Property
  • Breach of Contract
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Environmental
  • Products Liability
  • Appellate