Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes John Gilbert as New Counsel

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john-gilbert-300APRIL 06, 2013

The newest member of Sandberg Phoenix’s Edwardsville office, John Gilbert has an extensive portfolio of work and a wealth of experience representing some of the largest companies in the United States.

Sandberg Phoenix Managing Partner John Sandberg commented, “John is a tremendous attorney whose diverse background and deep knowledge of business law will add significant value to both existing and new clients for our firm. We’re very happy to have him on our team.”

John studied at the University of Illinois (Phi Beta Kappa) and Washington University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and before the United States Supreme Court, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States District Courts. John is a member of the Illinois State, Madison County and St. Clair County Bar Associations and currently serves on the ISBA Standing Committee on Mentoring and as chairman of the Hearing Board for the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission.

A former member of the Illinois Civil Service Commission from 1978 to 1991, John currently serves as a lecturer in Management and Marketing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a position he has held since 1985, teaching courses in business ethics, business law, cyberlaw and labor and employment law.

John has been honored with the AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability, and has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer in the categories of School Law, Employment Law: Management, Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law and Civil Rights/Constitutional Law.

You can often find John reading as a hobby, especially mystery novels and academic publications about ethics in business. His wife is an avid student of food and nutrition and together they constantly try out new dishes. John’s older daughter is a successful hair stylist and his youngest is a great middle school student and accomplished cross country and distance runner.

The Sandberg Phoenix Business and Business Litigation Practice Group offers a wide variety of services to clients throughout the Midwest, advising and counseling closely held companies, public companies and governmental entities in matters of corporate transactions, bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights. Our teams have been involved in virtually every type of business dispute, defending or prosecuting claims against customers, suppliers, competitors, or shareholders in a wide variety of matters.

About Sandberg Phoenix
Established in 1979, Sandberg Phoenix is consistently rated one of the St. Louis area’s top law firms, and recently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms national survey as a Top-Tier law firm. With nearly 100 attorneys across six offices, our work is concentrated in the areas of Business, Business Litigation, Health Law, and Products Liability. As a recognized and respected firm, we are called upon to work with in-house corporate counsel and various independent firms. Sandberg Phoenix stands behind our promise to provide superior client service with a rare client service guarantee, ensuring that every client receives timely, responsive and cost-effective legal services.

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