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Appellate: Our office has experience handling all aspects of the appellate process, including argument before the Illinois Supreme Court. Our attorneys have represented clients at all levels of state and federal reviewing courts.
Business Development: Our office specializes in assisting new businesses create the necessary business documents and plans for new endeavors of all sizes.
Commercial Litigation: Our office handles all aspects of litigation related to business transactions, including matters in state and federal court.
Construction: Our office handles cases involving architect and engineering malpractice, construction site accidents, construction defects, insurance coverage disputes, property damage claims, and litigation related to roads and bridges. Our clients include owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, construction managers and subcontractors in both commercial and residential construction projects.
Corporate: Our firm's corporate services include contract review and corporate structure development.
Employment Litigation: Our office handles cases filed in all of the various agencies designated to handle employment claims, including the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois Human Rights Commission, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Our attorneys have litigated employment claims in federal court. Topics include sexual harassment, sex discrimination, race discrimination, religious discrimination, and wrongful termination.
Entertainment Law: Our firm handles all aspects of entertainment law, specializing in music industry issues such as contracts, copyright, trademark, and promotional issues. We have extensive experience in creating and negotiating all types of contracts ranging from events, promotions, sponsorship deals to the more complex contracts involving record labels, royalties, and management issues. We have also handled litigation matters involving contract disputes as well as intellectual property matters.
Insurance Coverage: Our office work with insurance companies, corporations and self-insured entities to resolve complex coverage issues arising from claims made on both first- and third-party insurance policies. We have extensive experience in drafting reservation of rights letters and dealing with the ethical and practical implications of the status of the relationship between the insurer, the insured, and defense counsel.
Intellectual Property: Our office handles all aspects of copyright and trademark registration as well as litigation matters involving copyright and federal trademark infringement.
Municipal Law: Our experience in representing municipal clients range from civil rights defense, including malicious prosecution, false arrest, and excessive force, premises liability, personal injury/auto accidents, employment discrimination and harassment, and general municipal operations, including policies, procedures and legislation.
Personal Injury (Plaintiff and Defense): Our office has handles all levels of personal injury matters, including plaintiffs matters, subrogation, and the defense of liability claims. We have represented to interests of those injured as well as issues related to limited coverage. As for the subject matter, our practice includes auto accident liability, premises liability, dram shop defense and intentional torts. Our office handle cases of varying complexity, ranging from the simplest soft tissue and property damage claims to the most catastrophic injuries, including wrongful death matters.
Product Liability: We have extensive experience in a variety of products and industries, including automotive, power tools, lift equipment, tractor-trailers, industrial machinery, construction equipment, and consumer products. Our product cases have included cases involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, property damage and personal injury matters. Our trial attorneys have successfully negotiated settlement of numerous cases in addition to trying a variety of complex cases.
Professional Malpractice: Our office has defended agents and professionals, with respect to all matters ranging from defamation and slander to malpractice claims.