The firm's litigation team has a broad depth of experience in representing plaintiffs and defendants involved in business and commercial disputes in virtually every type of forum, including state and federal trial and appellate courts, administrative tribunals, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution and mediation. Our litigators represent clients in all branches and divisions of the Illinois Circuit Courts, including Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and Lake Counties, Illinois Appellate Courts, the Illinois Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and out-of-state venues on particular cases.

Matters Include:

Our litigation attorneys have successfully represented clients in a wide spectrum of business and commercial matters, such as:

  • Contracts
  • Corporate matters
  • Civil Appeals
  • Civil Rights
  • Shareholders and business ownership
  • Partnerships
  • Restrictive covenants and non-competition agreements
  • Business torts, including breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, interference with business relations, fraud and disparagement
  • Construction and mechanics liens
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Real estate
  • Financial transactions and foreclosures
  • Municipal, land use and zoning
  • Health care
  • Licensure
  • Negligence and insurance
  • Bankruptcy (preferential and fraudulent transfers)
  • Administrative proceedings
  • Intellectual property, trade name and trademarks
  • Franchise
  • Estates and wills
  • Criminal
  • Securities
  • Enforcement of judgments
  • Labor and employment

We work closely with our litigation clients to learn their objectives, formulate a plan to achieve those objectives, prepare cases for trial and negotiate appropriate settlements, all in a responsible and cost-effective manner