Representation of CEO in Compensation, Wrongful Termination Dispute
Represented former CEO of a major corporation in a dispute involving wrongful termination and compensation including stock options.
Representation of Recruiter in Fee Dispute
Represented a recruiter in a suit against a law firm for his fees.
Representation of High-Profile Law Firm Partner Moving to Another Firm
Represented a partner of a major law firm who was moving his practice to another major law firm.
Summary Judgment, Legal Fees Award in Breach of Settlement Agreement Arbitration
Won summary judgment and an award of legal fees in an arbitration alleging breach of a settlement agreement involving workers’ compensation insurance.
Obtained $200 Million for Client in Breach of Contract Action Against Fortune 500 Company
As co-counsel, helped obtain settlements totaling approximately $200 million in actions for breach of contract against a Fortune 500 company that managed a chemical plant that exploded.
Analyzed Fortune 100 Company’s Liability in Computer Hard Drive Defect Case
Analyzed and reported on a Fortune 100 company’s potential liability for an allegedly defective component used in hundreds of thousands of computer hard drives.
Favorable Settlement for Food Ingredient Supplier in U.N. Contract Enforcement
Won a favorable settlement for a food ingredients supplier seeking to enforce a long-term contract governed by the United Nations Convention on the Sale of International Goods.
Prosecuted Claims Involving Purchase and Sale Contracts for Electrical Equipment
Defended and prosecuted claims involving purchase or sale contracts for electrical transformers used to operate light rail, and electrical switches and doors used on subway cars.
Prosecuted Claims Involving Purchase and Sale Contracts
Prosecuted claims involving purchase and sale contracts of sea containers, coal, steel, paint, wine, perfume, cloth and clothing for various manufacturers and retailers.
Licensing Matters Relating to Health Care Software Applications, Billing Systems
Prosecuted and defended licensing disputes for software including software used in health care applications and to create and maintain hospital medical and billing records.
Revamped Fortune 100 Company’s Form Contracts to Limit Exposure
Revamped a Fortune 100 company’s form contracts with suppliers and with customers of customized chemical products to reduce its potential exposure.
Recovered Fraudulently Acquired Jewelry for Upscale Boutique
Recovered fraudulently acquired jewelry valued at several hundred thousand dollars for an upscale jewelry boutique.
Enforcement of Rent, Other Obligations for Retail Tenants
Successfully represented the manager of a shopping mall in action to enforce the construction, rent and other obligations of an anchor tenant.
Construction Defect Suit on Behalf of University Library
Represented the state of Illinois in a suit for defective construction of a university library.
Represented Residential Complex Manager in Wrongful Termination Case
Represented the manager of 10 residential complexes with more than 5,000 units, winning damages for the wrongful termination of its management contract.
Multimillion-Dollar Settlement for LLC Owner
Obtained a multimillion-dollar settlement from the owner of an LLC who reneged on a contract to buy a commercial building.
Multimillion-Dollar Eminent Domain Award for Fortune 500 Company
Won a trial that enabled a Fortune 500 company to share in a multimillion-dollar eminent domain award.
Successful Defense of Warehouse Owner in Property Sale Dispute
Successfully defended a company at trial from being forced to sell its warehouse to an unscrupulous buyer.
Commercial Property-Related Disputes
Enabled client to exercise a hotly contested and poorly drafted right of first refusal for commercial property located in downtown Chicago.
Defense of Majority Partners in Case Involving Forced Sale of Investment Properties
Successfully defended majority partners against minority partners seeking damages and a forced sale of the partnership’s investment property.
Lease Violation Claims for Buildings, Shopping Centers
Prosecuted claims for lease violations on behalf of several buildings and shopping centers.
Defense of Major Builder Against Homeowner Warranty Claims
Defended a major builder from homeowner warranty claims.
Secured Dismissal of Corporation in Dispute Involving $1.8 Billion Investment
Represented client against alter ego and other claims in a dispute involving a $1.8 billion investment. Thereafter, represented client in various discovery and bankruptcy-related matters.
Defense of Managing Partner in Mismanagement, Breach of Fiduciary Duty Case
Defended the managing partner of a real estate partnership against claims of mismanagement and breach of fiduciary duty.
Enabled Investor to Exercise Conversion Rights, Control over Retail Company
Enabled an investor to exercise conversion rights, vote his new shares and exercise control over a profitable retail company despite fierce opposition.
Representation of High-Net-Worth Family in Business Dispute
Represented wealthy family members in a dispute over control of a profitable family business.
Representation of Medical Association in Bylaws Enforcement, Right-to-Payment Case
Represented a professional medical association in an action to enforce its bylaws and right to payment from a group of doctors.
Retained Membership for Renowned Surgeon Following Medical Malpractice Case
Helped a renowned surgeon retain his membership in a voluntary professional association that threatened to suspend him for his testimony in a medical malpractice case.
Defense in Shareholder Dispute Involving Malfeasance, Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims
Defended the managing shareholder of a metal fabrication company against claims of malfeasance and breach of fiduciary duty from his fellow shareholder.
Defense of Major Law Firm in Malpractice Action
Defended a major law firm in an action involving alleged malpractice relating to the entry of a $17 million judgment against its former client.
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