- June 15, 2011
Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. welcomes associate Benjamin P. Wieck to its Class Action Defense and Litigation practices. He will represent Firm clients in the banking and mortgage lending industries. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Wieck practiced at Jenner & Block LLC in Chicago, where he represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts, including contract disputes, construction litigation, government and internal investigations, bankruptcy litigation, consumer fraud, white-collar crime, criminal defense, and regulatory matters. He has also been involved in pro bono efforts which have included providing legal assistance to a defendant in a homicide case and the representation of an anti-spamming non-profit organization.
“I chose Burke, Warren because it is a great place for me to continue to develop and refine my litigation skills while working on challenging case matters,” says Mr. Wieck. “Joining the Firm has been rewarding, and attorneys and staff have been welcoming and supportive from day one.”
Mr. Wieck earned his B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois in 2000, and his J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2006. While working toward his J.D., he served as associate editor of the University of Illinois Law Review, competed on the invitational moot court team, and received the Rickert Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois.
Mr. Wieck can be reached at 312/840-7117 or firstname.lastname@example.org.