Represented one of Chicago’s largest moving companies as outside general counsel, providing numerous services, including drafting employee handbook, negotiating numerous commercial leases, ensuring compliance with federal regulatory matters, and litigating cases such as collections matters, defamation claims, employment disputes, insurance claims, and trademark disputes.
2014 - Present
Cook County Law Division case seeking over $50,000 in damages plus punitive damages dismissed, resulting in Defendants paying $0 in damages.
Cook County Law Division case seeking over $50,000.00 in damages voluntarily dismissed by Plaintiffs after filing summary judgment motion on behalf of Defendants, resulting in Defendants paying $0 in damages.
Negotiated sale of business for over $4 million.
Case alleging breach of non-compete agreement seeking permanent injunction, disgorgement of proceeds, exemplary damages and attorneys’ fees against Defendant dismissed after settlement, resulting in Defendant paying $0 in damages.
Represented fast-growing restaurant chain as outside general counsel, representing the corporation in its expansion into over five new commercial locations, negotiating numerous contracts, and assisting in intellectual property litigation.
2015 - Present
Cook County Chancery Division case alleging breach of contract against Defendant claiming damages of over $68,000 dismissed after settlement for under $15,000.
Case alleging breach of contract and nearly $10,000 in damages dismissed after filing counter-claim on behalf of Defendant and securing settlement in favor of Defendant for $4,000.
After initial denial of insurance claim in its entirety, secured over $30,000 for insureds in settlement agreement.
After Order of Prohibition permanently prevented Client from engaging in securities transactions in the State of Illinois, secured Consent Order lifting the permanent prohibition.
After Petition for Indirect Criminal Contempt alleging under-payment of child support filed against Client, secured Agreed Order resulting in dismissal of the petition with prejudice and resulting in Client receiving reimbursement for over-payment of child support.
Vacated numerous orders of protection on behalf of Defendants.
Secured favorable outcomes for Clients on numerous felony and misdemeanor DUI cases.
Successfully closed over 1,000 residential real estate transactions and 100 commercial real estate transactions.
Represented numerous home-owners and commercial business owners, resulting in favorable outcomes in defense against foreclosure proceedings in both state and federal courts.
Represented both tenants and landlords, resulting in favorable outcomes in numerous eviction matters.
Represented several Clients in worker’s compensation cases, securing high-value settlements.
Represented numerous business startups with initial values exceeding $1 million.