John C. Sturgeon
John C. Sturgeon is an Associate in our Workers’ Compensation Department.
John earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a dual major in Finance and Marketing at Villanova University in 2009. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at Valparaiso University School of Law in 2012. While enrolled in Law School, John was a Legal Intern in the Valparaiso Civil Law Clinic where he helped represent indigent clients in a variety of civil litigation matters including divorce, small claims, debt collection defense, and will preparation. He also published a monthly column in The Forum, which was the student law school paper.
Upon graduation, John took a position at a boutique general practice law firm in the Schaumburg area focusing on civil litigation, business transactions, family law and criminal defense. For three years, John represented a diverse set of clients from intake of their case to resolution. He helped several of the firm’s clients reach favorable outcomes in their cases.
John was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2012 and to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 2014. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and DuPage County Bar Association.
In his free time, John loves following Chicago sports and Villanova basketball. John is the President of The Villanova University Club of Chicago. He enjoys golfing, fine dining, keeping up with pop culture, and traveling.
B.S. Business Administration, Finance & Marketing, Villanova University, 2009
J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law, 2012
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2014
Chicago Bar Association
DuPage County Bar Association