John W. Campbell, Jr., advises individuals, entrepreneurs and privately held companies on developing and achieving their strategic business goals and asset protection and long term planning needs. Clients in commercial real estate, insurance, retail, medical, food and legal service industries, as well as artists and nonprofits, rely on him to grow and protect their individual and business needs.
John regularly counsels clients on issues ranging from asset protection and estate planning, to forming and managing businesses, to acquiring, developing and selling commercial real estate, to licensing and regulatory issues. His background as an insurance defense litigator and probate litigator bolsters his ability to advocate on behalf of individuals and businesses in connection with their litigation needs as well.
He is also skilled at advising companies on elevating their data management and cybersecurity preparedness. By viewing these issues through a business lens, he helps companies improve their training and policies to prevent data breaches, cyberattacks and social engineering threats. He is a proud member of InfraGard, a cooperative effort that includes the FBI and the private sector. The private sector component of InfraGard is represented nationally by the National InfraGard Members Alliance, and locally by the InfraGard Members Alliances throughout the country.
John is frequently invited to speak to both public and in-house practice panels on various issues, including cybersecurity, real estate, licensing, regulatory, general business and contractual issues, and has presented at the Chicago Bar Association.
He is a director and vice president for the Center for Law and Social Work, a public charity that provides adoption and adult guardianship services. He also serves as a director for Space Fund NFP, a public charity that promotes and supports the advancement of public appreciation of the arts, culture and civic initiatives.
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2001
Michigan State University, B.S. in Psychology, 1998
Admissions and Licenses
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Chicago Bar Association (CBA)
InfraGard – Chicago Chapter
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Chicago Loop Alliance