Freeborn Welcomes Partner and Litigation Attorney Daniel Lanciloti

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel Lanciloti has joined the Firm as a Partner in its Litigation Practice Group.

Most recently a partner at an Am Law 100 firm in Chicago, Mr. Lanciloti is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice in the area of restrictive covenants and trade secrets law. 

Mr. Lanciloti routinely litigates matters involving claims for breach of non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure provisions; misappropriation of trade secrets; breach of fiduciary duties; breach of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act; and other related claims. In addition, Mr. Lanciloti counsels clients in these areas of the law and has extensive experience drafting non-competition, non-solicitation, non-disclosure and invention assignment restrictions. He has successfully tried jury and bench trials to verdict in employment discrimination and complex commercial litigation matters pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and in Illinois state court. 

Mr. Lanciloti previously served as an Illinois Assistant Attorney General in the General Law Bureau. In that role, he represented state agencies and their employees in civil litigation matters pending in federal and state courts and the Illinois Court of Claims and before various administrative agencies.

“Daniel is highly regarded for his experience with restrictive covenants and related matters, and he will be a great addition to our firm and our team of litigators,” said Michael A. Moynihan, co-managing partner of Freeborn & Peters. “Daniel’s background as an assistant attorney general also is an asset for clients who seek counseling and representation on state-related matters.”

“I look forward to continuing my practice at Freeborn, which has a stellar reputation for its interdisciplinary approach to best serving the needs of its clients,” Mr. Lanciloti said. “I believe my skills and experience are a great fit with Freeborn’s deep bench of litigators.”

Also a published author, Mr. Lanciloti recently co-wrote the chapter “Restrictive Covenant and Post-Employment Restraints” in the IICLE Press handbook Intellectual Property Law 2013 Edition.

Mr. Lanciloti received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Valparaiso University and has a B.A. from Knox College.

A PDF Press Release is attached.

The above news was featured in the "People on the Move" section of the Chicago Business JournalBloomberg, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (subscription required, reprint attached), Crain's Chicago Business' "People on the Move" on July 24, 2014 and The National Law Journal on July 28, 2014 (subscription required). 

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