John F. Zabriskie, partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, has more than 30 years’ experience litigating trade secrets, freedom of information act, health care, and complex commercial matters. He has tried cases — to juries, the bench, and arbitrators — in federal courts, state courts, and arbitration — hearings around the country. He has been identified by The Legal 500 US as a leading trade secrets lawyer.
Representative Trade Secret and Freedom of Information Act Experience
Mr. Zabriskie counsels clients on trade secret protection and represents clients in contested proceedings to protect their trade secrets. He frequently assists clients whose trade secrets and confidential information is the subject of a public disclosure request under freedom of information laws. Representative matters include:
Health Care and Complex Commercial Litigation
Mr. Zabriskie has extensive experience representing health care companies in disputes with network providers and suppliers. He also represents clients in complex commercial litigation cases involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, breach of contract, fraud, and other business torts. Representative matters include:
Mr. Zabriskie received his law and undergraduate degrees from the University of Michigan (J.D., cum laude, 1984; B.A., high honors, 1981).
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Mr. Zabriskie is admitted to the bar in Illinois, and is admitted to practice before (and is a member of the trial bar of) the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Seventh Circuits.
Selected Publications and Presentations