Patricia L. Jochum

Patricia L. Jochum is a partner of Favaro & Gorman, Ltd.

With decades of employment law experience, Patricia is a resourceful and tenacious attorney who believes that no employee should be treated unfairly or denied opportunities rightfully deserved. She works to create workplaces that are free of these issues and seeks to champion a better work environment.

Patricia concentrates her practice of employment law in the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Patricia's experience includes advocating client interests before the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois Human Rights Commission, theUnited States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Illinois and federal courts, mediation and arbitration.

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Bar Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • State of Illinois


  • Juris Doctor - The John Marshall Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Illinois

Bar Association Involvement

Northwest Suburban Bar Association

  • Board of Governors, Member 
  • Employment Law Committee, Co-Chair
  • Mock Trial Committee, Co-Chair
  • Women’s Law Committee, Member
  • Past Association Attorney
  • Past Member of Long-Range Planning Committee
  • Past Member of Nominating Committee
  • Past Member of Ad Hoc Newsbriefs Committe

Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation

  • Past Foundation Vice President
  • Past Member of Board of Directors

Professional Recognition

  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association’s Golden Apple Award (for contributions to education in the community)

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“We were treated with patience, understanding and respect - even when overwhelmed.”

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