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Joshua A. Aldort
Of Counsel


Joshua A Aldort is Of Counsel at McAndrews Held & Malloy. Josh has a diverse legal background with a concentration on intellectual property law, including trademark and copyright prosecution, trademark and copyright licensing, trademark and copyright infringement, on-line advertising law, and trade secrets litigation.

Josh’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, insurance companies, mid-size businesses, charitable organizations and individuals. Josh has represented clients in many industries, including medical imaging, toy and leisure, food products, telecommunications, non-profits, and social media marketing and advertising.

Josh received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Purdue University in 1992. He then went on to receive his juris doctorate with a Certificate of International and Comparative Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology in 1996. While in college and law school, he studied in London and served as a Solicitor's Clerk and a Barrister's Pupil, in which he assisted defending clients in courts throughout London.

Josh is a Chick Evans Memorial Scholarship Recipient. He also serves as the chairman of the board of Leap Learning Systems, a Chicago-based non-profit organization whose mission is to improve education in underserved communities.

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions / Registrations

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
  • Purdue University, B.A., Political Science