Ardent Law defends businesses at all stages of litigation, from demand letter through trial.  Along the way, many cases can be resolved through strategic motion practice and negotiation.


We represent our small and mid-sized business owners in employment matters, contract disputes, collection matters, and a variety of other issues.  We will defend your business when faced with a variety of allegations, including:

  • breach of contract
  • UCC-2 violations
  • fraud
  • unfair and deceptive trade practices
  • negligence, including Dram Shop liability
  • false advertising
  • defamation
  • unfair labor practices
  • civil rights violations
  • ADA violations
  • medical malpractice

Counsel Emily Farr is admitted to all state and federal courts in Illinois.  Ardent Law can also represent you in a variety of agency forums, including:

  • Chicago Council on Human Rights
  • Illinois Human Rights Commission
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Illinois Department of Labor
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Illinois State Medical Disciplinary Board
  • Illinois State Medical Licensing Board
  • Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

Ardent Law is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certified by the City of Chicago.