Despres, Schwartz, & Geoghegan, Ltd. represents those left without a voice by the legal system.
For decades, the attorneys of Despres, Schwartz, and Geoghegan, Ltd., have successfully represented individuals, worker’s collectives, class-action groups, neighborhood organizations, public-interest groups, and unions using a creative, results-driven, and justice-oriented approach to the law.
Fighting for social justice and workers’ rights for nearly a century.
Founded in 1934, the law firm of Despres, Schwartz, and Geoghegan, Ltd., has long played a key role in advancing social justice and securing the rights of workers in Chicago and across the United States. As a general litigation firm, our attorneys have a broad spectrum of skills and experience, which allow our firm to obtain justice both for our clients and in the public interest.
Whether fighting against inequitable policies, arguing a case before the Supreme Court, or making sure a individual client gets their last paycheck, we take on every issue with ingenuity and dedication, building upon a solid foundation of ethics and compassion.
What we do
Creative litigators committed to fighting for equity and justice
Despres, Schwartz, and Geoghegan, Ltd., is a historic general litigation firm distinguished by our near century-long commitment to labor and employment law, constitutional and civil rights, consumer protection, appellate advocacy, union democracy, constitutional rights law, and other complex litigation.
Our attorneys, Thomas Geoghegan, Michael Persoon, and Will Bloom, are experienced in handling complex litigation, labor arbitration, contract negotiations, and appellate advocacy. Learn more about the firm.
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The attorneys of Despres, Schwartz, & Geoghegan, Ltd., have a long and successful history of securing justice and positive outcomes for our clients.
Whether you are an individual, union, worker’s collective, neighborhood organization, public-interest group, or an attorney seeking co-counsel, we welcome the opportunity to do the same for you.
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