TDR secured a significant victory in the Illinois Supreme Court, which today issued an important decision concerning a matter of first impression in Illinois: whether the extrajudicial (i.e., out of court) disclosure to a third party of attorney-client communications waives the attorney-client privilege over private, undisclosed attorney-client communications concerning the same “subject matter.” In a […]
Update Regarding Illinois Supreme Court Appeal: ISBA, ACC, IADC and IDC Given Leave to File Amicus Briefs In Support of TDR Appeal
On February 7, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court granted leave to the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), including its Chicago Chapter, the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), and the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (“IDC”) to file amicus briefs in support of TDR client Westfield’s pending appeal. […]
Today, the Seventh Circuit affirmed a decision of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Nauman v. Abbott Labs. and Hospira, Inc. in favor of TDR client Hospira, Inc. and its former parent company, Abbott Laboratories, and awarded both companies their costs on appeal. In the lawsuit, originally filed in […]
On January 18, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court granted the motion of TDR’s client, John Crane Inc. (JCI), for a supervisory order and ordered the appellate court to consider JCI’s appeal on the merits. In the process, the Supreme Court vacated two earlier decisions by the Illinois Appellate Court that had refused to adjudicate JCI’s […]
Daher, et al. v. Horizon Consulting Group, Inc. TDR attorney Karina Zabicki DeHayes successfully represented TDR’s clients in the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, in a case involving anticipatory breach of a contract. After the appellate court had entered a judgment against the clients in the original appeal, during which they were represented by a […]
Today the Illinois Supreme Court granted the petition for leave to appeal of TDR client Westfield America, Inc. and its affiliates to review an important decision of the Illinois Appellate Court concerning waivers of the attorney-client privilege in Illinois. Westfield is a well-known owner and operator of high end shopping malls throughout the United States […]
49 N.E.2d 1098, 2011 Ill. LEXIS 865 (Ill. 2011)
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin In an article published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, TDR Partner Michael I Rothstein surveyed significant Illinois Supreme Court rulings of 2008.
Docket Nos. 105342, 105348, 105349 (Ill. Nov. 20, 2008)
SBA Bar News At its annual black-tie gala at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, the Illinois Bar Foundation gave the 2008 Distinguished Award for Excellence to TDR partner Gino DiVito. This award is given annually to a single attorney in the State of Illinois. Mr. DiVito received the award in recognition of his many […]
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin TDR partner Michael Rothstein, newly inducted President of the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association, discusses plans to use current technology and educational programs offered by the Association available over the Web, in order to expand the membership’s reach to areas in downstate Illinois.
ISBA Bar News Citing Aristotle’s principles of persuasion “ethos, pathos and logos” Gino L. DiVito said of his law partner, Michael I Rothstein, that he has “the qualities of character, competence and conviction that are required of those who would lead.” With that, DiVito, a retired appellate justice, administered the oath of office to Rothstein […]
Illinois Appellate Court (2007)