University of Illinois College of Law in 2000
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Joanna M. Hughes has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation and residential matters, primarily focusing on distressed real estate foreclosures and workouts. Joanna has successfully petitioned for the appointment of dozens of receivers, prosecuted claims for breach of guaranties, and defended against lender liability counterclaims. She has represented national corporations, banks and mortgage lenders with an emphasis in financial services and has negotiated non-judicial workouts and resolutions including deeds in lieu of foreclosure, loan modifications and discounted payoffs.