cmohr@davismcgrath.com
 (312) 332-6718

Christine Polk Mohr works on a wide array of legal matters for corporate and individual clients. She concentrates her practice on business transactions and commercial litigation. In the corporate sphere, Christine provides guidance on business formation, obtaining not-for-profit status, obtaining minority business enterprise certification, shareholder disputes, business dissolutions and general transactional matters. In the litigation arena, she represents clients in a variety of breach of contract actions.

Prior to entering private practice, Christine served as a law clerk to Justice Rodolfo Garcia in the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, and was a staff attorney with the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District.

Education
  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2002
  • B.A., Washington University, St. Louis, MO. 1997
Bar Admissions
  • State of Illinois (2002)
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit (2007)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (2005)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois (2003)
Professional Activities
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association - Judicial Evaluation Committee, Alliance for Women, Commercial Litigation Committee
Representative Matters
  • Guide clients through process of incorporating and obtaining status as charitable organization under the United Stated Internal Revenue Code.
  • Assist clients in choosing entity form that best suits their needs, draft operating documents, maintain client corporate records, and provide ongoing advice.
  • Mediate shareholder dispute on behalf of client company and majority shareholder.
  • Represent purchaser of tavern in claims for breach of stock purchase agreement.
  • Represent employees of former Fortune 500 Company in dispute with bankruptcy trustee over employee stock incentive plan and related fraudulent conveyance action.
  • Represent financial services company to uphold terms of employment agreement.
  • Represent management agency of shopping mall in joint action for possession of premises and unpaid rent against commercial tenant.
  • Represent distributor of food items and kitchen/restaurant equipment in action to collect unpaid invoices against purchaser.
  • Conduct supplementary proceedings to collect on judgments.
Publications
  • "Narrow definition of 'claim accrual' exists under the UCC," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, January 30, 2013; vol. 159, no. 21.
  • "State Appellate Court rules on spat in case involving family business," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, December 24, 2012; vol. 158, no. 251.
  • "Appellate Court finds billboard illegal, uphold tenant's eviction," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, October 19, 2012; vol. 158, no. 206.
  • "Court calls for asset ownership hearing," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 27, 2012; vol. 158, no. 190.
  • "What exists nowhere in the record exists nowhere in the world," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, August 20, 2012; vol. 158, no. 163.
  • "Lawyers should do their best in pleadings," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 26, 2012; vol. 158, no. 146.
  • "Lawyers offer advice on creating an enjoyable practice," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 20, 2012; vol. 158, no. 121.
  • "Court declines to recognize cause of action for educational malpractice," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, May 16, 2012; vol. 158, no. 97.
  • "Violation leads to contempt, receivership," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 18, 2012; vol. 158, no. 76.
  • "Lawyers offer ideas on giving free advice," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, March 23, 2012; vol. 158, no. 58.
  • "A business may still face a lawsuit - even if it passes the buck," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, February 21, 2012; vol. 158, no. 35.
  • "Siblings squabble over paternity, right to inherit," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, January 17, 2012; vol. 158, no. 11.
  • "Administrative professionals deserve generosity," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, December 13, 2011; vol. 157, no. 243.
  • "Bankruptcy plaintiff must disclose assets," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, November 21, 2011; vol. 157, no. 228.
  • "Lawyers may need strategies for enjoying vacation," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 2, 2011; vol. 157, no. 173.
  • "Tapping the till," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 19, 2011; vol. 157, no. 111
  • "Obtaining alternative certification for business," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 7, 2011; vol. 157, no. 140.
  • "Piercing the Corporate Veil." Techinsurance Newsletter, June 25, 2010; With John B. Alsterda.
  • "Retention of jurisdiction to enforce a settlement agreement," Champ W. Davis, Jr. and Christine Polk Mohr. Illinois State Bar Association in the Alternative Newsletter - December 2008; vol. 15, no. 2.