J.B. Heaton

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J.B. Heaton received his MBA and PhD in financial economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his JD from the University of Chicago Law School, all in 1999.

He then joined Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP, where he was a litigation partner from 2004 to 2017, leading corporate, securities, and transactional litigation.  He received his undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Illinois in 1990 and spent two years in economic consulting before starting his graduate studies at the University of Chicago.

J.B. writes and has published extensively in finance and law. His research has been cited by courts and scholars around the world. He has taught at the law and business schools of the University of Chicago and Duke University and Northwestern University’s law school.

J.B. is admitted to the bar in Illinois and New York and is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Finance Association, the American Law and Economics Association, and the American Statistical Association.

J.B. represents clients in litigation and provides legal counseling in the following areas through J.B. Heaton, P.C., an Illinois professional corporation.

J.B. provides expert witness consulting and testimony in litigation and regulatory proceedings through J.B. Heaton Research LLC, an Illinois LLC, in the following areas:

  • financial-market evidence
  • solvency tests in bankruptcy and corporate law
  • economic damages and corporate injury

You can download J.B.’s current CV here: 201812 JB Heaton CV.

Call J.B. at (312) 487-2600 or email jb@jbheaton.com.