Obtained dismissal of indictment, following federal court hearing, against corporate executive charged with corporate espionage and theft to corporate trade secrets, including purported provision of such secrets to publicly traded company which manufactured industrial use light bulbs and tubes. The case was an offshoot of an anti-trust investigation into the publicly traded company which was…
Obtained acquittal all twenty of the mail and wire fraud counts against a defendant who was the co-owner of a company that supplied electrical computer parts to Best Buy, Inc. accused of racketeering, mail and wire fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy, and obtained a sentence of probation on the tax evasion counts of which she…
Obtained confidential settlement on behalf of executive employee who alleged violations of the Sarbanes Oxley Act and its whistle-blower retaliation provisions, including alleged fraud schemes by defendant in publishing its annual proxy statement to shareholders.
Defended university president in civil claims brought in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the Northern District of Illinois who was accused of electronic theft of trade secret and proprietary information in federal district court.
Obtained jury verdict, $250,000 in compensatory damages, and instatement in Title VII claims brought in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for female police officer who asserted she was denied reassignment to Detective and promotion to Sergeant because she was a woman.
Obtained multi-million dollar settlement under the False Claims Act following multi-year investigation and litigation into alleged fraudulent billing practices on twelve separate federal housing projects brought in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Obtained $700,000 + jury verdict and reinstatement for four City employees (three of whom worked in the police department as Captain and Detective) brought in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois who alleged the Mayor and City took adverse employment actions in violation of their constitutional civil rights.
Obtained $2.2 million jury verdict for claims brought in the Illinois Circuit Court of Will County for attorney who was falsely accused by bank executives of extorting bribes from real estate developer seeking to build multi-million dollar resort in central Illinois.
Obtained $3+ million jury verdict for claims brought in the Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County for former employee of large Chicago real estate developer who was terminated for false reasons related to his work on multi-million dollar commercial and residential construction projects.
Obtained $4.5 million dollar jury verdict in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against city Mayor and City for wrongfully terminating four police officers who opposed Mayor’s election efforts in violation of their constitutional civil rights.