FedArb is thrilled to announce that Hon. Ruben Castillo (Ret.) has joined the panel. He will be based in Chicago, New York and Miami.
Judge Castillo served as the chief judge of the Northern District of Illinois from 2013 until 2019. He was also the first Latino federal judge in Illinois. He will specialize in Business/Commercial, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance, Employment/Labor, Internal Investigations and Insurance/Reinsurance disputes.
Prior to serving on the bench, Castillo was regional counsel to the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund. He also practiced in private law for two law firms in Chicago and served as Assistant United States Attorney in the Special Criminal Prosecutions Division for the United States Attorney’s Office – Northern District of Illinois.
Judge Castillo earned his B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law.