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Juan Morado, Jr.

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Juan Morado is a health care regulatory and policy attorney with extensive experience in working with state and federal agencies, and providing strategic counsel to private and public corporations, organizations, and individuals.

Juan advises hospitals, health systems, physician groups, consulting firms, pharmacies, and other clients, helping them to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and implement industry best practices. Juan also advises clients involved in medical cannabis regulation, competitive bidding processes, property tax exemption litigation, internal and external investigations, structuring competitive strategic alliances and relationships between majority- and minority-owned businesses. Juan assists clients through the federal, state, county and city MBE/WBE/DBE certification and appeal process.

Prior to joining Benesch, Juan was General Counsel for the Health Facilities and Services Review Board of the State of Illinois. He provided strategic counsel on a wide range of legal matters having state wide ramifications, developed administrative rules governing the certificate of need process, and managed the Board's Long-Term Care Advisory Subcommittee.

Juan served in the Office of the Illinois Governor from 2013-2015 as a Deputy Chief of Staff and Associate General Counsel. During that time Juan acted as the Governor's Senior Advisor on Transportation and Infrastructure Policy. Juan was also appointed by the Governor to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Board. Juan began his legal career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago where he focused on land use and zoning issues and municipal code compliance.


    • Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2007, J.D.
    • DePaul University College of Law, 2003, B.A., History, Minor: American Political Systems

    • Illinois

    • Commissioner, Illinois Medical District Commission
    • Member and President, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI)
    • Member and Region IX Deputy President, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
    • Member, Chicago Bar Association
    • Member, Illinois Association of Health Law Attorneys
    • Member, American Health Law Attorney Association
    • Member, Benesch Diversity Committee
    • Honorary Board Member, Teatro Vista
    • Auxiliary Board Member, National Mexican Fine Arts Museum
    • Board Member, We CAN Achieve Foundation
    • Founder, 30th Ward United
    • Board Member, Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA) of Chicago