Find Lawyers in Chicago, Illinois for Arbitration
Mr. Anderson is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with 37 years of experience at Winston & Strawn LLP. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers who has tried many cases to verdict before federal and state courts and who has has argued many times before federal and state courts of appeal, including two arguments before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Anderson served for many years as the General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee of Winston & Strawn LLP.
Susan E. Brice has litigated state and federal disputes and has counseled clients on complicated scientific issues arising in environmental law, toxic torts and product liability. She works with scientists on matters in the fields of genomics, toxicology and epidemiology in such industries as chemical manufacturing, energy production, food, agriculture and real estate. Outside of this niche, Ms. Brice litigates commercial matters and advises on and mitigates the environmental and exposure ris...
Dan Burnham has a comprehensive intellectual property practice that encompasses a diverse range of sophisticated technologies and legal issues. He is a registered patent attorney who represents clients in federal courts and at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. What do you focus on? I utilize my engineering experience to work closely with clients in the product development process, helping to avoid competitive patents and ensure commercial exploitation of new products through effe...
Richard G. Douglass is the managing shareholder at Douglas & Ladisch Douglass, PC where he represents individuals and businesses of all sizes in complex commercial litigation disputes related to finance, insurance, real estate and professional liability. Rich has successfully represented attorneys and law firms against breach of fiduciary duty and other claims. Throughout his career, Rich has earned high praise for his legal ability and professionalism.
Gary Gassman focuses his practice in the areas of insurance coverage counseling and litigation and is co-chair of the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group. For more than 20 years, his practice has been concentrated on management liability including directors and officers and entity liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, and various types of professional liability and commercial general liability coverage. He also has significant reinsurance experience. G...
Steve Novack is a trial and appellate lawyer with over 45 years of experience representing business corporations, institutions, partnerships and individuals in complex litigation matters. Additionally, he represents some of the nation's most prominent law firms in legal malpractice, securities fraud and law partnership disputes.Steve has tried cases to courts, juries, arbitration panels, and administrative law judges in jurisdictions throughout the United States. He has handled appeals in the...
Colin P. Smith practices in the areas of product liability, mass tort and commercial litigation. Over the past 30 years, he has represented numerous companies in complex and consolidated product liability litigation involving product warranty and performance issues, mass disasters and serial litigation arising from claims of product defects. His experience extends to a broad array of products, especially in the automotive, electronics, construction, pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer...
In the face of skyrocketing legal costs and court delays; in the face of "bet the company" and opportunistic lawsuits; and in the face of "made as instructed" "expert" witnesses, trusting neutral experienced (in both the law and the relevant factual/expert/business area in dispute) deciders/ arbitrators (as opposed to lay jurors who too frequently "think" with their emotions) via the arbitration process has become progressively more rational. Hence, experienced, cost conscious litigators and general counsel are turning ever more frequently to the process which they themselves control and create: ARBITRATION.
Following are those individuals deemed by their peers to be best qualified to act as impartial neutral arbitrators (judges) in their respective practice areas and jurisdictions.
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