Jenner & Block

John J. Frawley is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Mr. Frawley has represented clients in a broad range of matters in state and federal court.  He has experience in complex commercial litigation and high-stakes government investigations.  Mr. Frawley also maintains an active pro bono practice.  He has represented a habeas petitioner in the Northern District of Illinois; an asylum seeker in the Chicago Immigration Court; a victim of domestic violence in the Circuit Court of Cook County; and an inmate seeking clemency before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board, among other matters.

Mr. Frawley received his JD from Yale Law School in 2018.  While in law school, Mr. Frawley was a semi-finalist in the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals competition, an editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review, and an active member of multiple legal clinics that serviced indigent and otherwise disadvantaged clients.

Prior to law school, Mr. Frawley worked for Teach For America for three years, first as an elementary school teacher in Detroit, and later as a Manager of Teacher Leadership Development in the Mississippi Delta.  Mr. Frawley received his BA in Social Relations and Policy from Michigan State University, graduating with honors in 2012.

Mr. Frawley is admitted to practice in Illinois.