- Represented Cook County in connection with enforceability of County tobacco tax.
- Defended Cook County in connection with litigation regarding compliance with the Safe Roads Amendment to the Illinois Constitution.
- Defended Independent Managers of Delaware LLC in breach of fiduciary duty claim brought by Trustee in Fontainebleau Las Vegas bankruptcy.
- Served as an advisor to independent managers of bankruptcy special purpose entities.
- Obtained multimillion-dollar business interruption recovery for owner of television station damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
- Defended insurance brokerage firms in class action lawsuits involving attacks on the use of contingent commissions.
- Served as national claims counsel to world’s largest Registered Agent.
- Defended publishing company in a jury trial concerning software development.
- Defended private equity firm in a dispute regarding allocation of residual profits and investment rights.
- Prosecuted securities fraud matter involving claims of failure to disclose material facts in connection with the sale of a business in the sports industry.
- Defended group of Iowa grain cooperatives in a lawsuit alleging fraud and violations of the Commodity Exchange Act.
- Defended publishing company in a commercial disparagement lawsuit brought by a competitor.
- Represented finance company in a negligence lawsuit against an appraiser of manufacturing equipment.
- Represented Mexican sales representative of a large domestic manufacturing company in connection with a dispute regarding 10 years of commissions for sale of locomotives and diesel engines.
- Represented independent director in lawsuit arising out of Hawaii real estate development.
- Defended bank in fraudulent conveyance action arising out of leveraged buyout of trucking company.
- Obtained early dismissal of outside director in the Republic Windows & Doors bankruptcy.
- Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 1987
- Northwestern University, B.A., 1984
- United States Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- American Bar Association, Member
- Chicago Bar Association, Member