Jenner & Block

 

Representative Matters:

  • Successfully defended against breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and consumer fraud claims by obtaining a dismissal order with prejudice related to certain alleged “illegitimate” fees charged by the defendants in a matter litigated in the Circuit Court of Kane County.
  • Successfully defended against breach of contract and unjust enrichment claims by obtaining a dismissal order with prejudice related to certain alleged “illegitimate” fees charged by the defendants in a matter litigated in the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Successfully represented clients by obtaining summary judgment in their favor in connection with the breach of numerous franchisee and guaranty agreements, as well as a management agreement in a matter litigated in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
  • Successfully represented client in several fraudulent transfer actions by successfully obtaining judgment after several trials conducted in the Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Illinois.  Also, obtained several favorable settlements for the client on the eve of several of the trials.
  • Successfully defended client in fraudulent transfer action by obtaining judgment relieving her of all liability after a trial conducted in the Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Illinois.

Pro Bono Matters:

  • Successfully defended client against first-degree murder charge by obtaining a favorable plea that allowed the client to be released after spending two years in custody awaiting trial in a matter prosecuted in the Criminal Court in Cook County.
  • Successfully obtained relief on behalf of the named plaintiff and a class of more than 15,000 Illinois residents who were wrongfully indicated for child abuse or neglect under a void regulation utilized by the Department of Family and Children Services, including a final decision entered in the client’s favor from the Illinois Supreme Court.