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Joseph Krcmar
PARTNER
Contact:
Chicago Office
233 South Wacker Dr., 70th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Telephone: (312) 566-0040
Facsimile: (312) 566-0041
E-mail: jkrcmar@qpwblaw.com

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Joseph Krcmar is a partner with the Chicago office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. focusing his practice in the areas of commercial litigation. 

Prior to joining QPWB, Mr. Krcmar worked in the commercial litigation department for a major global retailer where he was responsible for managing civil lawsuits, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and settlement agreements, as well as advising and assisting business clients with litigation and business risk management.

Mr. Krcmar represents clients in complex litigation matters involving breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, interference with contractual relations and other contract and tort claims.

Mr. Krcmar has in-depth experience in construction and real estate mediation and litigation, and has managed mechanic’s lien lawsuits and condemnation proceedings both locally and nationally. Mr. Krcmar’s corporate background and experience allows him to provide practical high-quality and cost-effective legal guidance and representation in his clients’ businesses and legal affairs.

Mr. Krcmar received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois in 2009 and Bachelor of Arts from Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana in 2004. While in law school, he served as managing editor of the Illinois Business Law Journal.  Mr. Krcmar also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan Pierson Sonderby of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a top Fortune 500 Company in a multi-state litigation, mediation and settlement of construction contract dispute against a nation-wide general contractor and 30 plus individual subcontractor claims.
  • Defended a national self-storage company in the Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Court regarding, among other claims, allegations of a willful violation of the automatic stay. Successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice of the action on a motion to dismiss.
  • Represented Fortune 500 Company regarding violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Successfully recouping attorneys from collection agency through contractual indemnification.
  • Successfully obtained variance to city ordinance on behalf of a big box retailer, presenting in front of multiple municipal committees and public forums. 
  • Represented nation-wide company in the Northern District of Illinois regarding breach of contract claims and violations of the Fair Credit Billing Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act. Negotiating a global settlement between multiple Fortune 500 Companies.
  • Represented global corporation in a variety of disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding alleged violations of the Standards for Accessible Design.
  • Represented medical professional in malpractice action regarding cosmetic surgery. Successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice of the action on a motion to dismiss.
  • Represented a financial institution against a core adversary proceeding for an alleged violation of a discharge injunction in the Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Court.  Successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice on a motion to dismiss.

Areas of Concentration

  • Litigation 
  • Compliance, Regulatory, and Administrative matters 
  • Bankruptcy

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (Current Co-Chair of Alumni Mentoring Committee)
  • American Bar Association (Member) 
  • University of Illinois Alumni Association (Former Chair of NWA Chapter)
  • Bentonville Youth Baseball (Former Commissioner) 

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois 
  • Missouri
  • Florida

Court Admissions 

  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Recognitions

  • Corporate Vision: Attorney of the Year - Illinois 2017 
  • Illinois Rising Stars: Business Litigation - 2016-2018
Contact: Chicago Office
233 South Wacker Dr., 70th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Telephone: (312) 566-0040
Facsimile: (312) 566-0041
E-mail: jkrcmar@qpwblaw.com

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Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights and Workouts
  • Construction Claims
  • General Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. (2009)
  • Butler University, B.A. (2004)
Bar Admissions Illinois, Florida, Missouri








Joseph Krcmar is a partner with the Chicago office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. focusing his practice in the areas of commercial litigation. 

Prior to joining QPWB, Mr. Krcmar worked in the commercial litigation department for a major global retailer where he was responsible for managing civil lawsuits, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and settlement agreements, as well as advising and assisting business clients with litigation and business risk management.

Mr. Krcmar represents clients in complex litigation matters involving breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, interference with contractual relations and other contract and tort claims.

Mr. Krcmar has in-depth experience in construction and real estate mediation and litigation, and has managed mechanic’s lien lawsuits and condemnation proceedings both locally and nationally. Mr. Krcmar’s corporate background and experience allows him to provide practical high-quality and cost-effective legal guidance and representation in his clients’ businesses and legal affairs.

Mr. Krcmar received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois in 2009 and Bachelor of Arts from Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana in 2004. While in law school, he served as managing editor of the Illinois Business Law Journal.  Mr. Krcmar also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan Pierson Sonderby of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a top Fortune 500 Company in a multi-state litigation, mediation and settlement of construction contract dispute against a nation-wide general contractor and 30 plus individual subcontractor claims.
  • Defended a national self-storage company in the Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Court regarding, among other claims, allegations of a willful violation of the automatic stay. Successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice of the action on a motion to dismiss.
  • Represented Fortune 500 Company regarding violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Successfully recouping attorneys from collection agency through contractual indemnification.
  • Successfully obtained variance to city ordinance on behalf of a big box retailer, presenting in front of multiple municipal committees and public forums. 
  • Represented nation-wide company in the Northern District of Illinois regarding breach of contract claims and violations of the Fair Credit Billing Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act. Negotiating a global settlement between multiple Fortune 500 Companies.
  • Represented global corporation in a variety of disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding alleged violations of the Standards for Accessible Design.
  • Represented medical professional in malpractice action regarding cosmetic surgery. Successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice of the action on a motion to dismiss.
  • Represented a financial institution against a core adversary proceeding for an alleged violation of a discharge injunction in the Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Court.  Successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice on a motion to dismiss.

Areas of Concentration

  • Litigation 
  • Compliance, Regulatory, and Administrative matters 
  • Bankruptcy

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (Current Co-Chair of Alumni Mentoring Committee)
  • American Bar Association (Member) 
  • University of Illinois Alumni Association (Former Chair of NWA Chapter)
  • Bentonville Youth Baseball (Former Commissioner) 

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois 
  • Missouri
  • Florida

Court Admissions 

  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Recognitions

  • Corporate Vision: Attorney of the Year - Illinois 2017 
  • Illinois Rising Stars: Business Litigation - 2016-2018