Law Office of
James X. Bormes, P.C.
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Practice Areas
WAGE and HOUR CLASS ACTIONS
James X. Bormes has extensive experience representing workers in class actions against employers who failed to pay proper wages. Numerous federal and state judges have appointed his firm to be lead counsel in large class actions. Those cases have resulted in thousands of employees recovering over $15,000,000 in unpaid wages and penalties.

COMPLEX COMMERCIAL and CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION
James X. Bormes has represented plaintiffs in more than 50-100 class action lawsuits not only involving wages.  Occasionally, James X. Bormes has used his class litigation experience to defend both individuals and companies facing millions of dollars of exposure. The firm represents clients in complex litigation matters which often involve the interpretation and enforcement of contractual rights. These disputes sometimes involve allegations of fraud or misrepresentation.   

The firm for many years has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, and vendors in various aspects of commercial construction projects. Mr. Bormes for 15 years has represented one of the largest minority owned general contractors in Illinois. The firm also represents one of the largest construction crane suppliers in North America.  The firm has extensive experience defending property owners against claims by The City of Chicago alleging building code violations.

PERSONAL INJURY
The firm represents clients who have suffered serious injuries such as those caused by nursing home negligence, automobile collisions, premises liability and dog bites.

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