Dommermuth Cobine West Gensler Philipchuck & Corrigan, Ltd.

(630) 355-5800
111 East Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

John F. Philipchuck – Partner

Admitted to the Bar: 1978, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Education: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (B.S., 1969); John Marshall Law School (J.D., 1978).

Practice Areas: Municipal Law; Zoning Law; Land Use; General Practice.


John Philipchuck was born in Aurora, Illinois. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. He attended graduate school in Public Administration at Northern Illinois University before receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the John Marshall Law School, Chicago. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court of Northern Illinois.

John worked for the City of Aurora, Illinois for 16 years holding various positions as a Planner, Zoning Administrator and Director of the Department of Inspections and Permits. He joined the firm in 1986 and became a partner in 1989.

John has concentrated his practice in the areas of municipal law, zoning and real estate matters. He has represented many national and regional homebuilders as well as numerous commercial developers and companies such as BP Amoco, Shell Oil, and McDonald’s Corporation.

John is a member of the DuPage County and Kane County Bar Associations and the American Planning Association. He is a former chairman of the Greater Aurora Chamber of Commerce and served as legal counsel to the Chamber for many years. The geographic area of his practice extends throughout the counties and municipalities of northern Illinois.

John and his wife, Kathe, reside in Yorkville, Illinois.