Notable Settlements and Verdicts

Represented seller in negotiation and sale of railroad business for eight figures that involved private equity and F Reorganization under the Internal Revenue Code.

Successfully defended Maryland company in federal court against class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, the Missouri Do Not Call Registry, and the Missouri Telemarketing Law.

Successfully defended national bank by securing early dismissal of class action alleging the bank charged improper overdraft fees.

Obtained $24 million class action settlement for St. Louis Rams PSL owners after Rams relocated to Los Angeles.

Obtained class certification and settlement for nationwide class of consumers arising out of alleged RICO scheme and violations of consumer fraud statutes based on defendants’ advertising and in-home sales practices.

Petitioned, briefed, and argued case to Illinois Supreme Court and obtained favorable unanimous decision reversing the appellate court decision.

Obtained over $1 million in settlements for individuals injured by a pharmaceutical drug that increased the risk of cancer.

Obtained dismissal of high profile real estate developer in Illinois state class action alleging fraud, conspiracy and bid-rigging against Madison County Treasurer and political donors.

Successfully defended New Jersey corporation in federal court Wage-and-Hour class action, obtaining denial of class certification and dismissal of claims alleging violations of Illinois Wage Act.

Obtained $200,000 recovery for national banks in multi-party Illinois state court litigation over equipment leases.

Obtained federal court judgment against national telecommunications company on behalf of homeowner alleging claims under the Illinois Public Utilities Act.

Represented seller in negotiation and sale of Litchfield, IL construction equipment rental business.

Represented Madison County farm owner in negotiations for conveyance of six-figure levee and utility easements.

Obtained a judgment in bankruptcy court for creditor declaring insurance proceeds as a non-dischargeable debt under a real estate sales contract.

Obtained a judgement in an automobile accident of $950,000 for a deceased client’s family stemming from a rollover automobile accident in Mascoutah, IL.