John is a passionate advocate for plaintiffs seeking justice.
John Frawley advocates for victims of financial fraud, cybersecurity infringements, and product-based injuries. He also has substantial experience in civil and human rights litigation.
Before joining DiCello Levitt, John spent a year clerking for Chief Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Prior to that, he worked as an associate for a large defense-oriented firm. There, he gained valuable experience in complex commercial litigation concerning securities matters, breach of contract allegations, and trademark disputes.
John also maintains an active pro bono practice. He has helped obtain asylum for a woman fleeing a foreign cartel, clemency for a long-serving prisoner sentenced under a three-strikes law, injunctive relief for a survivor of domestic violence, and freedom from prosecution for a young man police targeted for an unconstitutional stop-and-search.
John’s commitment to public interest work preceded his career as an attorney. During law school, he dedicated extensive time to multiple legal clinics aiding underprivileged clients. Before law school, he spent three years working with Teach for America, spending his first two years with them as an elementary school teacher in Detroit. In his final year, he supervised a group of new teachers in Teach for America’s Mississippi Delta Region.
John received his law degree from Yale Law School, where he was a finalist for best opening round brief and overall semifinalist in the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals Competition.
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois