Jeffrey M. Schwab is a Senior Attorney at the Liberty Justice Center, where he litigates cases to protect the rights to free speech, economic liberty, private property and other Constitutional rights in both federal and state courts across the country.
He served as counsel for Mark Janus in Janus v. AFSCME, the landmark case in which the United States Supreme Court found that public employees could not be compelled to pay money to a union without their consent. He currently serves as lead counsel in cases across the country seeking to ensure that all public sector employees have access to the rights established by Janus.
Jeffrey serves and has served as lead counsel in Liberty Justice Center cases challenging restrictions on ride-share vehicles and home-sharing hosts, the implementation of a tax on Internet streaming services, such as Netflix and Spotify, on Chicago residents, and campaign finance laws that seek to benefit certain political contributors over others.
Prior to joining the Liberty Justice Center in September 2014, Jeffrey practiced law at a boutique firm in downtown Chicago, where he litigated cases pursuant to the First Amendment’s Free Speech and Free Exercise Clauses and under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA). His practice also included real estate and zoning, contract disputes, small business litigation, consumer litigation, and bankruptcy.
Jeffrey received his B.S. in Business Management from Grove City College and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.
Jeffrey is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Illinois, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Contact Jeffrey at [email protected].