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Caesar A. Tabet

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 Horwitch who has been named a Super Lawyer for the 10th time.  He joins Gino DiVito, John […]

TDR Obtains Consent Decree and Settlement in Anti-Discrimination Lawsuit

Opioid Addiction Rehabilitation Facility Development Approved On August 4, 2017, TDR filed a five-count complaint in the Northern District of Illinois to redress the unlawful acts of Kane County that resulted in the deprivation of a special use permit to develop and operate an alcohol and substance abuse rehabilitation center on a 120-acre site located […]

TDR Attorneys Selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein proudly announces that 12 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Congratulations to all of them for attaining this high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 2019 Super Lawyers Karina Zabicki DeHayes Gino L. DiVito John Fitzgerald* Mark H. Horwitch […]

11 TDR Attorneys Recognized as SuperLawyers or Rising Stars

Once again, SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  In addition, one associate has benn named a Rising Star Congratulations to: SuperLawyers Meredith Martin Addy Karina Zabicki DeHayes Gino L. DiVito Mark H. Horwitch Timothy A. Hudson Christopher D. Liguori Michael I Rothstein Caesar […]

TDR Files Amicus Brief In Chicago “Sanctuary City” Litigation

Yesterday Tabet DiVito & Rothstein attorneys Caesar A. Tabet, Brian C. Haussmann and John M. Fitzgerald filed an amicus brief as local counsel on behalf of Santa Clara County, California (the “County”) and 42 other local governments and organizations nationwide in City of Chicago v. Sessions, Northern District of Illinois Case No. 15-cv-5720 (Leinenweber, J.).  […]

TDR Obtains Dismissal of Alleged Employment Misclassification Claims

FSLA, TILA and IRS Code Claims Against Motor Carrier Denied On April 21, 2017, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois granted our clients’ motion to dismiss a putative class action brought on behalf of hundreds of potential class members under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the IRS Code, the Truth […]

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Quotes Tabet on Victory in Internet Sales Tax False Claims Act Case

On October 20, 2016, TDR partner Caesar Tabet was quoted by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in an article about the Illinois Appellate Court opinion in People ex. rel. Beeler, Schad and Diamond, P.C. v. Relax the Back Corp., 2016 IL App (1st) 151580.  The Appellate Court’s opinion exonerated TDR’s client of all liability under […]

Appellate Court Rules in Favor of TDR Client in False Claims Act Suit Directed to Internet Taxation

On October 17, 2016, the Illinois Appellate Court issued an opinion that exonerated TDR’s client of all liability in connection with allegations that TDR’s client violated the Illinois False Claims Act by not collecting sales tax on Internet and mail-order catalog sales.  The lawsuit was one of hundreds filed by an Illinois law firm against […]

TDR Successfully Defends Accounting Firm From Claims By Former Client

TDR partners Caesar Tabet, Mark Horwitch and John Fitzgerald recently obtained the dismissal of an accounting malpractice suit in Indiana state court filed against one of the country’s largest public accounting firms. The plaintiffs were seeking millions of dollars in damages, and the lawsuit had been pending for about two years when TDR stepped in […]

TDR Wins TRO in Federal Court in Corporate Governance Dispute

TDR partners Caesar Tabet, Daniel Stanner, and John Fitzgerald, and TDR associate Uri Abt successfully represented a minority owner of a Delaware Limited Liability Company.  The controlling members planned to sell the assets of the company and then to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The controlling members scheduled a shareholder meeting to approve that transaction.  […]

10 TDR Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

Once again, SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Congratulations to: SuperLawyers•Karina Zabicki DeHayes•Gino L. DiVito•Mark H. Horwitch•Timothy A. Hudson•Christopher D. Liguori *•Michael I Rothstein•Caesar A. Tabet Rising Stars•John M. Fitzgerald *•Brian C. Haussmann•Daniel I. Konieczny * – First time honoree in this category […]

12 TDR Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

Karina DeHayes and Mark Horwitch Receive Special Recognition SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners and one associate for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. In addition,  Karina DeHayes was named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers and Mark Horwitch was named one of the Top 100 Illinois Lawyers. Congratulations to: SuperLawyers […]

TDR Wins Appellate Victory for BorgWarner Inc.

TDR won an important appellate victory in the Illinois Appellate Court for its client BorgWarner Inc.  The appellate court’s opinion affirms the circuit court’s decision that BorgWarner was entitled to receive certain documents from its indemnitees notwithstanding their claim that the attorney-client privilege blocked disclosure. The December 9th edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin […]

11 TDR Partners Named as SuperLawyers or Rising Stars

SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The list of Illinois SuperLawyers includes no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state.  Rising Star is a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of Illinois lawyers who are under 40 or in practice for […]

TDR obtains dismissal of state and local tax controversy case involving sales tax on Internet sales

On March 12, 2013, Judge Thomas R. Mulroy of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division, dismissed with prejudice a state and local tax controversy case alleging that TDR’s client incorrectly calculated tax on sales made through the client’s website. The lawsuit was one of over 100 individual suits filed against Internet retailers from […]

TDR obtains favorable judgment on behalf of trustee in family trust dispute following bench trial

On July 20, 2012, TDR partners Caesar Tabet and Daniel Konieczny obtained judgment on the merits in favor of their client, a trustee of several interrelated trusts, in a contentious family dispute over the management of the trusts.  The judgment is the culmination of four years of litigation that began when a co-trustee and a […]

TDR Successfully Resolves Toxic Water Class Action Against Illinois Municipality

Marzano, et al. v. Village of Crestwood, et al. TDR attorneys Caesar Tabet, Jeff Patton, Daniel Stanner, and Reema Kapur successfully defended the Village of Crestwood, Illinois and one of its elected officials in a class action in the Circuit Court of Cook County alleging that the Village supplied chemically contaminated and carcinogenic tap water […]

Corporate Executive Prevails on Breach, Defamation Claims

Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter TDR attorneys Caesar Tabet and Mark Horwitch obtained a large jury verdict in favor of the former President and CEO of a North American subsidiary of a German conglomerate in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The firm’s client, a highly respected electronics executive, sued the subsidiary and the subsidiary’s […]

Jury Awards Over $13 Million to Former Executives

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein won a resounding victory at trial on behalf of its client, the former President and CEO of a North American subsidiary of a German conglomerate. TDR’s client, a highly respected electronics executive, sued the subsidiary and the company’s Chairman for their breach of his executive employment agreement and for defamation. After […]