Patrick E. Deady

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Patrick E. Deady joined Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. in 1996. As the head of HMBR’s Litigation Practice, Mr. Deady brings an extensive civil and criminal litigation background to the firm, with ten years of experience as a federal prosecutor and more than 25 years in private practice. He is responsible for supervising the firm’s labor and employment, health care, government fraud, education law, commercial and white collar defense litigation.

Mr. Deady has conducted jury and bench trials in federal and state courts, arguing before the United States Courts of Appeals and the Illinois Appellate Courts, in a wide range of cases involving bribery, public corruption, civil rights conspiracy, securities fraud, commodities fraud, tax evasion, criminal and civil RICO violations, Medicaid fraud, insurance fraud, sexual discrimination, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, Illinois trade secrets violations and insurance coverage disputes. Since joining the firm, Mr. Deady has represented the firm’s hospital and health system clients in federal false claim act and whistleblower litigation, antitrust investigations and Medicare, Medicaid and insurance reimbursement disputes. He and the firm successfully defended Advocate Healthcare System in a $250 million antitrust claim brought by United Healthcare.

Mr. Deady brought his white-collar criminal practice to the firm and continues to represent organizations and individuals in grand jury and regulatory investigations, administrative proceedings, and trials arising out of inquiries into public corruption, financial misconduct and government fraud. He regularly represents organizations in investigations conducted by the offices of the inspector generals of federal and state agencies and the City of Chicago. Of particular note in his white-collar practice, Mr. Deady and the firm defended at trial and on appeal one of several Chicago City Hall employees charged in a patronage hiring fraud scheme, Sorich v. U.S., 555 U.S. 1204 (2009).

Mr. Deady has also represented contractors, labor organizations and pension and benefit funds in a wide range of labor and employment matters involving sexual harassment in the workplace, jurisdictional disputes, contract formation and collective bargaining disputes, in arbitration, bankruptcy proceedings, ERISA collection and alter ego actions, and in unfair labor practice charges and election petitions before the National Labor Relations Board and Illinois State Labor Board. Most recently, Mr. Deady was lead attorney in a successful class-action lawsuit brought by employees of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago challenging the District’s illegal elimination of $38 million in deferred compensation.

As part of the firm’s State and Local Government Practice, Mr. Deady serves as the Village Attorney for the Village of Hillside, Illinois, consulting with the President, Village Trustees and Village staff on all municipal issues and represents the Village and other units of government in litigation, administrative proceedings, inspector general investigations and as special counsel on a variety of matters.

 

Education

  • Loyola University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
  • Marquette University (B.A., Journalism)

Admissions

  • Illinois (1977)
  • District of Columbia (1980)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • Chicago Bar (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member)
  • ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Committee on the Development of the Law Under the NLRA (Union-Side Committee Co-Chair)
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (Fellow)
  • Board of Directors, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee (Member)
  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, Trial Advocacy Program (Senior Instructor)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Midwest Region (Faculty Member)
  • Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance Board of Directors (Former Vice Chair)
  • River Forest Park District, Board of Commissioners (Former President)

Publications

  • “The Developing Labor Law” Published by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law (Editor)

Events

 

  • Panelist, AFL-CIO LCC Union Lawyers’ Conference (May 2018).
  • Panelist, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Philadelphia (Nov. 2015).
  • Panelist, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Continuing Legal Education Conference, New Orleans (Nov. 2013).
  • “Methods or Madness: Lessons Learned From the Last Local Board Standing,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2012).
  • “Recent Developments in Labor Law,” Illinois State Conference of the Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons International Association (2012).
  • “Should We Let It Be, Or Revisit the Recognition Bar Doctrine,” ABA Developing Labor Law Mid-Winter Meeting (2011).
  • Panelist, “Whither Honest Services: The Future of Federal Public Corruption Prosecutions,” Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (Feb. 2010).
  • “Jurisdictional Disputes In Disguise: The Continuing Challenges In A Unionized Construction Industry,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2009).
  • “Levitz Furniture: On Its Last Legs or Already Knee Capped,” ABA Developing Labor Law Mid-Winter Meeting (2008).
  • “The September Massacre of the National Labor Relations Board,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2008).
  • “Illinois State Project Labor Agreement: Business Agents Training,” Illinois State Federation of AFL-CIO (2007).
  • “Illinois State Project Labor Agreement: Arbitrators Training,” Illinois State Federation of AFL-CIO (2007).
  • “Don’t Bother Us With the Facts: The NLRB’s View of Section 7 Rights and Consideration of National Security,” ABA Developing Labor Law Mid-Winter Meeting (2006).
  • “Hiring Hall Rules and the Union Referral Process,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2004).
  • “Joint Conference Board Business Agents Training,” Chicago and Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council (2004-2013).
  • “Joint Conference Board Arbitrators Training,” Chicago and Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council (2004-2012).

 

  • Profile

    Patrick E. Deady

    Shareholder

    Patrick E. Deady joined Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. in 1996. As the head of HMBR’s Litigation Practice, Mr. Deady brings an extensive civil and criminal litigation background to the firm, with ten years of experience as a federal prosecutor and more than 25 years in private practice. He is responsible for supervising the firm’s labor and employment, health care, government fraud, education law, commercial and white collar defense litigation.

    Mr. Deady has conducted jury and bench trials in federal and state courts, arguing before the United States Courts of Appeals and the Illinois Appellate Courts, in a wide range of cases involving bribery, public corruption, civil rights conspiracy, securities fraud, commodities fraud, tax evasion, criminal and civil RICO violations, Medicaid fraud, insurance fraud, sexual discrimination, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, Illinois trade secrets violations and insurance coverage disputes. Since joining the firm, Mr. Deady has represented the firm’s hospital and health system clients in federal false claim act and whistleblower litigation, antitrust investigations and Medicare, Medicaid and insurance reimbursement disputes. He and the firm successfully defended Advocate Healthcare System in a $250 million antitrust claim brought by United Healthcare.

    Mr. Deady brought his white-collar criminal practice to the firm and continues to represent organizations and individuals in grand jury and regulatory investigations, administrative proceedings, and trials arising out of inquiries into public corruption, financial misconduct and government fraud. He regularly represents organizations in investigations conducted by the offices of the inspector generals of federal and state agencies and the City of Chicago. Of particular note in his white-collar practice, Mr. Deady and the firm defended at trial and on appeal one of several Chicago City Hall employees charged in a patronage hiring fraud scheme, Sorich v. U.S., 555 U.S. 1204 (2009).

    Mr. Deady has also represented contractors, labor organizations and pension and benefit funds in a wide range of labor and employment matters involving sexual harassment in the workplace, jurisdictional disputes, contract formation and collective bargaining disputes, in arbitration, bankruptcy proceedings, ERISA collection and alter ego actions, and in unfair labor practice charges and election petitions before the National Labor Relations Board and Illinois State Labor Board. Most recently, Mr. Deady was lead attorney in a successful class-action lawsuit brought by employees of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago challenging the District’s illegal elimination of $38 million in deferred compensation.

    As part of the firm’s State and Local Government Practice, Mr. Deady serves as the Village Attorney for the Village of Hillside, Illinois, consulting with the President, Village Trustees and Village staff on all municipal issues and represents the Village and other units of government in litigation, administrative proceedings, inspector general investigations and as special counsel on a variety of matters.

     

  • Education/Admissions

    Education

    • Loyola University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
    • Marquette University (B.A., Journalism)

    Admissions

    • Illinois (1977)
    • District of Columbia (1980)
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
    • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • Memberships/Affiliations
    • Chicago Bar (Member)
    • American Bar Association (Member)
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member)
    • ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Committee on the Development of the Law Under the NLRA (Union-Side Committee Co-Chair)
    • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (Fellow)
    • Board of Directors, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee (Member)
    • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, Trial Advocacy Program (Senior Instructor)
    • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Midwest Region (Faculty Member)
    • Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance Board of Directors (Former Vice Chair)
    • River Forest Park District, Board of Commissioners (Former President)
  • Publications/Events

    Publications

    • “The Developing Labor Law” Published by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law (Editor)

    Events

     

    • Panelist, AFL-CIO LCC Union Lawyers’ Conference (May 2018).
    • Panelist, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Philadelphia (Nov. 2015).
    • Panelist, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Continuing Legal Education Conference, New Orleans (Nov. 2013).
    • “Methods or Madness: Lessons Learned From the Last Local Board Standing,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2012).
    • “Recent Developments in Labor Law,” Illinois State Conference of the Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons International Association (2012).
    • “Should We Let It Be, Or Revisit the Recognition Bar Doctrine,” ABA Developing Labor Law Mid-Winter Meeting (2011).
    • Panelist, “Whither Honest Services: The Future of Federal Public Corruption Prosecutions,” Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (Feb. 2010).
    • “Jurisdictional Disputes In Disguise: The Continuing Challenges In A Unionized Construction Industry,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2009).
    • “Levitz Furniture: On Its Last Legs or Already Knee Capped,” ABA Developing Labor Law Mid-Winter Meeting (2008).
    • “The September Massacre of the National Labor Relations Board,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2008).
    • “Illinois State Project Labor Agreement: Business Agents Training,” Illinois State Federation of AFL-CIO (2007).
    • “Illinois State Project Labor Agreement: Arbitrators Training,” Illinois State Federation of AFL-CIO (2007).
    • “Don’t Bother Us With the Facts: The NLRB’s View of Section 7 Rights and Consideration of National Security,” ABA Developing Labor Law Mid-Winter Meeting (2006).
    • “Hiring Hall Rules and the Union Referral Process,” Iron Workers International Attorneys’ Conference (2004).
    • “Joint Conference Board Business Agents Training,” Chicago and Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council (2004-2013).
    • “Joint Conference Board Arbitrators Training,” Chicago and Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council (2004-2012).

     

Patrick E. Deady