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Quinn Ford focuses his practice on general commercial litigation and other complex business disputes. He has handled a wide variety of matters in areas such as multidistrict litigation, class actions, products liability, constitutional claims brought against municipalities, and fraud-based claims. His practice involves matters in both state and federal court as well as alternative dispute resolution, including both mediation and arbitration. Quinn has experience in each phase of litigation, including resolving matters pre-suit, drafting complex briefs and motions, participating in all aspects of fact and expert discovery, and trial preparation.

In addition to his commercial practice, Quinn volunteers his time representing pro se litigants in federal court and individuals seeking asylum.

In serving his clients, Quinn draws on his experience as a law clerk in the Northern District of Illinois, and prior to law school, as a reporter working for a number of news organizations, primarily in Chicago.


  • Commercial and business litigation
  • Multidistrict litigation
  • Civil practice



  • Representing a supermarket chain in multidistrict litigation pending in the Northern District of Ohio and in various state court actions pending throughout the United States.
  • Representing a water treatment technology company in various state actions alleging breach-of-contract and fraud claims.
  • Representing the City of Chicago in suits alleging constitutional claims under Section 1983 and state law claims.
  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Jorge L. Alonso, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2017-2018


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2018
    • Order of the Coif
    • Senior Member, Chicago-Kent Law Review
    • Member, Moot Court Honors Society
    • Recipient, CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Writing I and Contracts
  • B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
  • Hon. Jorge L. Alonso, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2019-2021
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois