Layout Examples

Paragaph with “intro” style applied, for optional, larger intro type copy. Should only be a few lines long, and let the reader know what they’re about to get into.

Example paragraph text style. This is what your standard paragraphs will look like throughout the entire site. Certain areas may have special styles, but this is your standard copy size. Paragraph links are styled like this so that they are easy for users to find. You also have the ability to BOLD text as well as emphasize text. You can also insert links to download things in your content, ‘Example Document Title’ (PDF), like this.

Below this paragraph you’ll find examples of all the other styles you’ll have at your disposal. You also have a technical page that lists all important information on image sizes, fonts, and colors.

H1 – Large Hero With Background Imagery

This is paragraph text with the “intro” class applied. This page block is ideal for the homepage.

H1 – Regular Hero with Background Imagery

This is paragraph text with the “intro” calss applied. This hero (page block) is ideal for interior pages.

H1 – Regular Hero (white bg)

This is paragraph text with the “intro” calss applied. This hero (page block) is ideal for interior pages.

H1 – Regular Hero (light gray bg)

This is paragraph text with the “intro” calss applied. This hero (page block) is ideal for interior pages.

H1 – Regular Hero (dark bg)

This is paragraph text with the “intro” calss applied. This hero (page block) is ideal for interior pages.

Optional Pre-Title

Image / Text (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

Image / Text (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

Text / Image (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

Text / Image (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

Video / Text (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

Video / Text (light grary bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

Text / Video (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text / Video (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

CTA Button

Optional Pre-Title

3-Col Photo Blurbs (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Your Title Goes Here

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Your Title Goes Here

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Your Title Goes Here

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Optional Pre-Title

3-Col Photo Blurbs (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Your Title Goes Here

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Your Title Goes Here

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Your Title Goes Here

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Optional Pre-Title

1-Col Text (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

1-Col Text (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

1-Col Text (dark gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

1-Col Centered Text (navy bg)

Our clients include Fortune 500 and other domestic and international corporations, banks, professional service firms, mutual funds, partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profit organizations, attorneys, and individual litigants.

CTA Button Reverse

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (dark gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (dark gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (navy bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text (navy bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text with Sidebar (white bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

H3 – Header Goes Here

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Optional Pre-Title

2-Col Text with Sidebar (light gray bg)

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

H3 – Header Goes Here

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

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TDR Secures Appellate Victory

On June 14, 2022, Tabet DiVito & Rothstein won an appeal in the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District. In the underlying lawsuit, the plaintiff brought a negligence claim against the firm’s client. TDR obtained a trial court victory, and the trial court...

Marcotte Appointed Vice Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s YLS Journal

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC is proud to announce that associate Nikki R. Marcotte has been appointed to the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) editorial board as the Vice Chair of the Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) Journal. In this position, Nikki will assist with...

TDR Wins Early Dismissal of Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit

On June 3, 2022, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois issued an opinion granting TDR’s motion to dismiss and dismissing a putative consumer fraud class action with prejudice. In the underlying lawsuit, the plaintiff alleged that...

TDR Attorneys Win Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is proud to announce that partners Christopher Liguori and Amanda Catalano and associate Jake Berger received the 2022 Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service Award from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

Berger Elected Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Bar Association’s YLS Journal

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is proud to announce that attorney Jacob B. Berger has been elected Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Journal portion of the CBA Record for a two-year term. In this role, Jake will be...

Berger Authors Article in CBA Record

TDR attorney Jacob B. Berger authored an article in the March/April 2022 CBA Record titled, "Responding to Subpoenas Seeking Electronically Stored Information: 7 Basic Tips for Young Lawyers." In the article, Berger provides guidance for responding to subpoenas that...

Fitzgerald Quoted in Law360 Article About Roadbuilders Victory

TDR partner John Fitzgerald was quoted in a Law360 article on his clients’ Illinois Supreme Court victory in Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, et al. v. County of Cook. Ruling in favor of a coalition of transportation industry associations, the...

TDR Wins Illinois Supreme Court Victory for Roadbuilders

On April 21, TDR attorneys John Fitzgerald, Gino L. DiVito, Amanda Catalano, and Jonathan Kim won an impressive victory in the Illinois Supreme Court for the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, and a coalition of other associations representing the...

TDR Wins in Seventh Circuit to Affirm Dismissal of Claims

On March 28, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion affirming the district court’s order dismissing a breach-of-contract claim filed against the firm’s clients. In the underlying lawsuit, the plaintiff alleged that our...

Michael Rothstein Reappointed to Judicial Screening Committee

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis has reappointed TDR Partner Michael Rothstein to her Judicial Screening Committee. The Committee assists Justice Theis in evaluating the qualifications of applicants for judicial vacancies in the Circuit Court of Cook...

Illinois’ Single Subject Rule: Mandatory, but Often Ignored in Illinois

In this Op-Ed in the Chicago Tribune (subscription may be required), TDR Partner Gino DiVito makes a strong case for maintaining Illinois’ Single Subject Rule.  DiVito explains the history of the rule and describes several Illinois Supreme Court decisions upholding...

TDR Secures Victory—Insurance Company Must Defend Sorority Members Under Sorority’s Policy

TDR partner Michael J. Grant and associate Amie M. Bauer obtained summary judgment in favor of policyholders and against an insurance company on the duty to defend.  The case concerned insurance coverage for two sorority members for an underlying lawsuit where they...

TDR Knocks Out Business Tort Claims Alleged Against Large Real Estate Company

TDR partner Michael J. Grant  and associate Amanda N. Catalano obtained summary judgment on claims of tortious interference with a contract and unjust enrichment asserted against TDR’s client, a large real estate company. The case concerned a dispute between real...

TDR Attorneys Published in Law360: “Key Considerations for Commercial Tenants Withholding Rent”

In this Law360 article, TDR Attorneys Brian Haussmann, Amanda Catalano, Amie Bauer, and Jonathan Kim analyze the key considerations for commercial tenants withholding rent. The article emphasizes how important it is for businesses and their advisors to understand the...

The Illinois Rules of Evidence: A Color-Coded Guide

TDR partner Gino L. DiVito has prepared a color-coded guide that compares the Illinois Rules of Evidence with the Federal Rules of Evidence and provides relevant commentary on both sets of rules.  DiVito served on the Special Supreme Court Committee on Illinois...

TDR Limits Application of U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

TDR recently obtained a dismissal of all claims against a client in Cumberland County, Illinois. TDR argued that Illinois courts lacked personal jurisdiction.  The client allegedly provided service on a truck in Arkansas.  The plaintiff then drove the truck to...

Tim Hudson Moderates Federal Bar Association Panel on Voting Rights & American Democracy

Partner Tim Hudson served as the moderator for the Federal Bar Association – Chicago Chapter’s continuing legal education seminar entitled “Voting Rights & American Democracy.”  Panelists included Professor Ellen Katz from the University of Michigan Law School and...

TDR Attorneys Named Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Once again, about 2/3 of TDR Attorneys have been named as either Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine and ThomsonReuters.  Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Special recognition goes to Mark...

TDR Successfully Defeats Putative Class Action Lawsuit

TDR partner Tim Hudson successfully obtained dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit on behalf of a technology company that facilitates the sale of health insurance policies.  The plaintiff filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

Tim Hudson Installed as Treasurer for the Federal Bar Association – Chicago Chapter

TDR partner Tim Hudson was recently installed as the Treasure of the Federal Bar Association – Chicago Chapter, which represents and supports federal court practitioners and judges throughout the Chicagoland area. In a ceremony conducted via videoconference due to...

Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed

TDR partners Christopher D. Liguori, Timothy A. Hudson and John M. Fitzgerald and TDR associate Amanda N. Catalano successfully represented an attorney and her law firm in a defamation lawsuit, obtaining dismissal of the lawsuit at the pleading stage in the Circuit...

Fitzgerald Installed as ALA President

On June 12, 2020, TDR Partner John M. Fitzgerald was installed as the 53rd President of the Appellate Lawyers Association, an association of lawyers who practice in courts of review and judges who serve on those courts.  In a ceremony conducted via videoconference due...

Illinois Supreme Court Holds that Collateral Source Rule Does Not Apply in Pure Economic Loss Tort Cases

Plaintiffs asserting purely economic losses in tort cases already face a significant hurdle in Illinois: the well-established economic loss rule, otherwise known as the Moorman doctrine.  But those plaintiffs now face an additional challenge, because in Lewis v. Lead...

“Used with a View to Profit”–An Interesting Statutory Phrase and a Property Tax Dispute

In University of Chicago v. Department of Revenue, 2020 IL App (1st) 191195 (opinion issued May 15, 2020), the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court faced a unique property tax dispute that required the interpretation of a curious phrase in section 15-35 of...

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TDR Secures Appellate Victory

On June 14, 2022, Tabet DiVito & Rothstein won an appeal in the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District. In the underlying lawsuit, the plaintiff brought a negligence claim against the firm’s client. TDR obtained a trial court victory, and the trial court...

Marcotte Appointed Vice Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s YLS Journal

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC is proud to announce that associate Nikki R. Marcotte has been appointed to the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) editorial board as the Vice Chair of the Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) Journal. In this position, Nikki will assist with...

TDR Wins Early Dismissal of Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit

On June 3, 2022, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois issued an opinion granting TDR’s motion to dismiss and dismissing a putative consumer fraud class action with prejudice. In the underlying lawsuit, the plaintiff alleged that...

TDR Attorneys Win Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is proud to announce that partners Christopher Liguori and Amanda Catalano and associate Jake Berger received the 2022 Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service Award from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

Berger Elected Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Bar Association’s YLS Journal

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is proud to announce that attorney Jacob B. Berger has been elected Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Journal portion of the CBA Record for a two-year term. In this role, Jake will be...

Berger Authors Article in CBA Record

TDR attorney Jacob B. Berger authored an article in the March/April 2022 CBA Record titled, "Responding to Subpoenas Seeking Electronically Stored Information: 7 Basic Tips for Young Lawyers." In the article, Berger provides guidance for responding to subpoenas that...

Fitzgerald Quoted in Law360 Article About Roadbuilders Victory

TDR partner John Fitzgerald was quoted in a Law360 article on his clients’ Illinois Supreme Court victory in Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, et al. v. County of Cook. Ruling in favor of a coalition of transportation industry associations, the...

TDR Wins Illinois Supreme Court Victory for Roadbuilders

On April 21, TDR attorneys John Fitzgerald, Gino L. DiVito, Amanda Catalano, and Jonathan Kim won an impressive victory in the Illinois Supreme Court for the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, and a coalition of other associations representing the...

TDR Wins in Seventh Circuit to Affirm Dismissal of Claims

On March 28, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion affirming the district court’s order dismissing a breach-of-contract claim filed against the firm’s clients. In the underlying lawsuit, the plaintiff alleged that our...

Michael Rothstein Reappointed to Judicial Screening Committee

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis has reappointed TDR Partner Michael Rothstein to her Judicial Screening Committee. The Committee assists Justice Theis in evaluating the qualifications of applicants for judicial vacancies in the Circuit Court of Cook...

Illinois’ Single Subject Rule: Mandatory, but Often Ignored in Illinois

In this Op-Ed in the Chicago Tribune (subscription may be required), TDR Partner Gino DiVito makes a strong case for maintaining Illinois’ Single Subject Rule.  DiVito explains the history of the rule and describes several Illinois Supreme Court decisions upholding...

TDR Secures Victory—Insurance Company Must Defend Sorority Members Under Sorority’s Policy

TDR partner Michael J. Grant and associate Amie M. Bauer obtained summary judgment in favor of policyholders and against an insurance company on the duty to defend.  The case concerned insurance coverage for two sorority members for an underlying lawsuit where they...

TDR Knocks Out Business Tort Claims Alleged Against Large Real Estate Company

TDR partner Michael J. Grant  and associate Amanda N. Catalano obtained summary judgment on claims of tortious interference with a contract and unjust enrichment asserted against TDR’s client, a large real estate company. The case concerned a dispute between real...

TDR Attorneys Published in Law360: “Key Considerations for Commercial Tenants Withholding Rent”

In this Law360 article, TDR Attorneys Brian Haussmann, Amanda Catalano, Amie Bauer, and Jonathan Kim analyze the key considerations for commercial tenants withholding rent. The article emphasizes how important it is for businesses and their advisors to understand the...

The Illinois Rules of Evidence: A Color-Coded Guide

TDR partner Gino L. DiVito has prepared a color-coded guide that compares the Illinois Rules of Evidence with the Federal Rules of Evidence and provides relevant commentary on both sets of rules.  DiVito served on the Special Supreme Court Committee on Illinois...

TDR Limits Application of U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

TDR recently obtained a dismissal of all claims against a client in Cumberland County, Illinois. TDR argued that Illinois courts lacked personal jurisdiction.  The client allegedly provided service on a truck in Arkansas.  The plaintiff then drove the truck to...

Tim Hudson Moderates Federal Bar Association Panel on Voting Rights & American Democracy

Partner Tim Hudson served as the moderator for the Federal Bar Association – Chicago Chapter’s continuing legal education seminar entitled “Voting Rights & American Democracy.”  Panelists included Professor Ellen Katz from the University of Michigan Law School and...

TDR Attorneys Named Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Once again, about 2/3 of TDR Attorneys have been named as either Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine and ThomsonReuters.  Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Special recognition goes to Mark...

TDR Successfully Defeats Putative Class Action Lawsuit

TDR partner Tim Hudson successfully obtained dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit on behalf of a technology company that facilitates the sale of health insurance policies.  The plaintiff filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

Tim Hudson Installed as Treasurer for the Federal Bar Association – Chicago Chapter

TDR partner Tim Hudson was recently installed as the Treasure of the Federal Bar Association – Chicago Chapter, which represents and supports federal court practitioners and judges throughout the Chicagoland area. In a ceremony conducted via videoconference due to...

Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed

TDR partners Christopher D. Liguori, Timothy A. Hudson and John M. Fitzgerald and TDR associate Amanda N. Catalano successfully represented an attorney and her law firm in a defamation lawsuit, obtaining dismissal of the lawsuit at the pleading stage in the Circuit...

Fitzgerald Installed as ALA President

On June 12, 2020, TDR Partner John M. Fitzgerald was installed as the 53rd President of the Appellate Lawyers Association, an association of lawyers who practice in courts of review and judges who serve on those courts.  In a ceremony conducted via videoconference due...

Illinois Supreme Court Holds that Collateral Source Rule Does Not Apply in Pure Economic Loss Tort Cases

Plaintiffs asserting purely economic losses in tort cases already face a significant hurdle in Illinois: the well-established economic loss rule, otherwise known as the Moorman doctrine.  But those plaintiffs now face an additional challenge, because in Lewis v. Lead...

“Used with a View to Profit”–An Interesting Statutory Phrase and a Property Tax Dispute

In University of Chicago v. Department of Revenue, 2020 IL App (1st) 191195 (opinion issued May 15, 2020), the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court faced a unique property tax dispute that required the interpretation of a curious phrase in section 15-35 of...

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We represent businesses and individuals in high-stakes disputes in several practice areas.

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Our People

We are a group of highly talented, result-driven attorneys.

Our Practice

We represent businesses and individuals in high-stakes disputes in several practice areas.

Our Results

We seek to achieve and exceed our client’s most ambitious objectives.

Our People

We are a group of highly talented, result-driven attorneys.

Our Practice

We represent businesses and individuals in high-stakes disputes in several practice areas.

Our Results

We seek to achieve and exceed our client’s most ambitious objectives.

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Jury verdict for a client in an action against multi-national manufacturing company

Class action alleging fraud in the marketing of certain consumer products

Won in inclusive attorney's fees for a major pharmaceutical company in an arbitration of a contract dispute

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Jury verdict for a client in an action against multi-national manufacturing company

Class action alleging fraud in the marketing of certain consumer products

Won in inclusive attorney's fees for a major pharmaceutical company in an arbitration of a contract dispute