Successfully defended a national insurance company against consumer fraud, RESPA, and other tort claims in class actions in state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions.
Successfully defended a national class action regarding industrial life insurance that resulted in the first denial of class certification in that area.
Defeated class certification, obtained summary judgment and other dispositive dismissals, and won appeals of multiple, multi-million dollar lawsuits.
Served as National Coordinating Counsel for a large, public insurance company in litigation throughout the United States in federal and state courts while achieving numerous dismissals and denials of class certification.
Successfully represented major property and casualty insurance company in multiple class actions filed in Madison County, Illinois.
Represented and advised clients in connection with life settlements related litigation.
Successfully represented clients in United States Court of Appeals for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, and 9th Circuits, as well as various state courts of appeal.
Achieved the dismissal of a “vanishing premium” class action, which the court ordered prior to any discovery.
Represented publicly traded company in connection with New York Attorney General investigation regarding retained asset accounts.
Represented multiple insurance brokers in connection with multiple state Attorney General investigations regarding contingent commissions.
Defended an international company in connection with a federal criminal antitrust investigation regarding price fixing and bid rigging.
Successfully represented a client in a fair housing act trial. The jury awarded a substantial verdict in favor of his clients.
Represented a client in a breach of contract jury trial that resulted in a multi-million dollar recovery for his client.
Prosecuted a Ponzi scheme securities fraud action, successfully defended a national multi-district litigation, handled a shareholder dispute in a private, closely-held company, and various other commercial matters.
Represented owner of a private company, preserved the client’s ownership of the company, and favorably resolved a dispute over personal real estate.
Represented owner of a private company in connection with accounting and tax fraud perpetrated by the company’s auditor.
Currently representing several businesses in intellectual property disputes over trademarks and tradenames.
Currently representing multiple businesses and individuals in connection with breach of contract actions for failure to pay outstanding invoices or other debts owed.
Currently representing several businesses or individual owners/partners with regard to business dissolution and/or ownership disputes.
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