Defense of Law Firm in Tax, Estate Planning Malpractice
Defended a major law firm in an action involving alleged malpractice in tax and estate planning.
Defense of Major Law Firm in Malpractice Involving ESOP
Defended a major law firm in alleged malpractice involving an employee stock ownership plan.
Representation of Law Firms, Lawyers in Varied Disputes
Represented law firms and individual lawyers in disputes with partners who resigned or were asked to resign, including issues concerning the solicitation of clients, allocation of income, return of capital and breach of fiduciary duty.
Defense in Accounting Malpractice Case
Defended and prosecuted claims for accounting malpractice.
Represented Law Firm in Action to Recover Fees and Expenses
Represented a law firm in an action to recover its fees and expenses pursuant to statutory and retaining liens.
Representation in Employee Terminations, Alleged Rutan Violations
Represented the state of Illinois in disputes involving employee terminations and alleged Rutan violations.
Defense of Chicago Manufacturer Against Wage Payment Action Claims
Successfully defended a Chicago manufacturer against Wage Payment Act claims brought by its former president.
Prosecution of High-Profile Embezzlers
Prosecuted embezzlers, including the partner of a real estate venture, the treasurer of an energy company and the bookkeeper of a significant business.
Prosecution in Matter Involving Breach of Employment Agreement
Prosecuted and defended claims for breach of an employment agreement.
Prosecuted Claims of Internet Defamation Against Medical Doctors
Prosecuted claims against persons who made anonymous, defamatory internet postings that damaged the reputations of medical doctors.
Prosecuted Claims Against Individual in Email Hacking, Defamation Case
Prosecuted claims against an individual alleged to have hacked into a private computer and sent a defamatory email blast to the friends, family and business associates of a business executive.
Prosecution of Persons, Businesses Defaming Competitors Online
Prosecuted claims against persons and businesses who posted reviews on internet sites defaming their competitors.
Defense of 1,100-Member Class Action Against Chemical Plant Following Explosion
Defended an 1,100-member class action against the owner of a chemical plant that exploded resulting in deaths, personal injuries and property damage in the surrounding neighborhood.
Defense of Manufacturer in Fire and Explosion-Related Claims
Defended the manufacturer of liquid propane valves and regulators in lawsuits involving fires and explosions that challenged the manufacturer’s corporate reorganization.
Defense of Chemical Company in Action Involving Dangerous Chemical Exposure
Defended a chemical company in an action for exposure to dangerous chemicals.
Investigation of Sudden Demise of Automotive, Recreational Equipment Companies
Investigated and analyzed the causes of and potential legal claims arising from the sudden demise of two major Illinois corporations in the automotive and recreational equipment industries.
Lien Prosecution in Matter Involving Commercial Property Recovery
Prosecuted liens and actions to recover possession of commercial property and to evict debtors who were not meeting their commercial lease obligations.
Prevented Discharge of Debts
Prosecuted claims to prevent the discharge of debts arising from the debtor’s defalcation or fraud.
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