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A. Colin Wexler

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Colin Wexler is a principal in the firm's Litigation Group. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including product liability, false advertising and consumer class actions, intellectual property, breach of contract and fiduciary duty, insurance coverage work for policyholders, as well as claims based on both the federal and state false claims acts. Mr. Wexler's practice has also included counseling clients on legal issues confronting licensed real estate brokers, including advising clients on the real estate brokerage laws in all 50 states and representing those clients before a variety of states' real estate commissions.

Mr. Wexler's experience defending class actions includes counseling clients concerning compliance with and defending claims brought under the Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), Truth In Lending Act (TILA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA).

Mr. Wexler's extensive experience litigating insurance coverage issues for policyholders in high-stakes disputes include successful resolution of cases for Fortune 500 companies in which hundreds of millions of dollars of insurance coverage are at stake.  Mr. Wexler also counsel's numerous clients on insurance coverage issues, helping to obtain reimbursement of legal expense, to resolve difficult matters with insurance dollars, and to procure appropriate insurance.

Mr. Wexler has also been involved in the defense of numerous product liability and premises liability actions, as well as assisting clients with trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and patent rights, including litigation under the Copyright Act, Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), and Trademark Act.

Mr. Wexler is a former law clerk to the Honorable Charles P. Sifton,  who at the time was the chief judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is admitted to practice in Illinois state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Seventh Circuit, Ninth Circuit and Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Wexler received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan in 1999, where he served as an editor of the Michigan Law Review. He received his B.A. in political science from Yale University in 1995.

Chicago Office
55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792

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Education

  • University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1999
  • Yale University, B.A. in political science, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196
Email: info@goldbergkohn.com

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