J. Michael Tecson

Partner

J. Michael Tecson has extensive experience in commercial, employment, and civil rights litigation. He joined Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. in October of 2004 and leads the firm’s Restaurant and Hospitality Practice.  He has represented individuals, corporate clients and labor unions in litigation, contract, human resource and corporate governance issues.  He has advised employers and employees extensively on non-competition and restrictive covenant issues.

Mr. Tecson has represented clients in litigation matters including enforcement and breaches of restrictive covenants, employment discrimination, human resource and personnel board hearings, collection of ERISA and pension benefits, civil rights violations, statutory performance contracting, probate and will contests, insurance defense, class action defense and NASD arbitrations.  He also represents clients in white collar criminal defense matters.

In addition, Mr. Tecson has advised corporate clients and employers on employment and human resource issues, including employment contracts, employee handbooks and non-competition and restrictive covenants.  He has advised clients on contract negotiations and drafting of consulting agreements for marketing and advertising in addition to franchise contracting and negotiation of commercial leases for restaurants.

Mr. Tecson also advises municipalities on various issues including the Freedom of Information Act, the Open Meetings Act, municipal code violations and zoning issues.

Before joining HMBR, Mr. Tecson mainly represented the collection arm of a major utility in breach of commercial lease agreements. During law school, he was a member of the William Mitchell Law Review.

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Illinois, Champaign (B.A. in English)

 Admissions

  • Illinois (2001)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

 

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Publications 

  • Patrick E. Deady, J. Michael Tecson, et al., “State/Local Government Employees Face Possible Criminal Prosecution in Wake of Chicago City Hall Hiring Investigation,” 30 American Bar Association State and Local Law News, Spring 2007, No. 3 at 1, 15, 16.

Events

  • Presenter, “Non-Compete Provisions in Physician Contracts,” Continuing Legal Education Presentation, Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Health and Hospital Law Presentation, Feb. 26, 2009.
  • Profile

    J. Michael Tecson

    Partner

    J. Michael Tecson has extensive experience in commercial, employment, and civil rights litigation. He joined Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. in October of 2004 and leads the firm’s Restaurant and Hospitality Practice.  He has represented individuals, corporate clients and labor unions in litigation, contract, human resource and corporate governance issues.  He has advised employers and employees extensively on non-competition and restrictive covenant issues.

    Mr. Tecson has represented clients in litigation matters including enforcement and breaches of restrictive covenants, employment discrimination, human resource and personnel board hearings, collection of ERISA and pension benefits, civil rights violations, statutory performance contracting, probate and will contests, insurance defense, class action defense and NASD arbitrations.  He also represents clients in white collar criminal defense matters.

    In addition, Mr. Tecson has advised corporate clients and employers on employment and human resource issues, including employment contracts, employee handbooks and non-competition and restrictive covenants.  He has advised clients on contract negotiations and drafting of consulting agreements for marketing and advertising in addition to franchise contracting and negotiation of commercial leases for restaurants.

    Mr. Tecson also advises municipalities on various issues including the Freedom of Information Act, the Open Meetings Act, municipal code violations and zoning issues.

    Before joining HMBR, Mr. Tecson mainly represented the collection arm of a major utility in breach of commercial lease agreements. During law school, he was a member of the William Mitchell Law Review.

  • Education/Admissions

    Education

    • William Mitchell College of Law (J.D.)
    • University of Illinois, Champaign (B.A. in English)

     Admissions

    • Illinois (2001)
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

     

  • Memberships/Affiliations
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
  • Publications/Events

    Publications 

    • Patrick E. Deady, J. Michael Tecson, et al., “State/Local Government Employees Face Possible Criminal Prosecution in Wake of Chicago City Hall Hiring Investigation,” 30 American Bar Association State and Local Law News, Spring 2007, No. 3 at 1, 15, 16.

    Events

    • Presenter, “Non-Compete Provisions in Physician Contracts,” Continuing Legal Education Presentation, Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Health and Hospital Law Presentation, Feb. 26, 2009.
J. Michael Tecson