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TDR Wins Appeal in the Illinois Supreme Court

Share: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

Share: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. […]

TDR Secures 7th Circuit Victory in ERISA Class Action

Share: 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 […]

TDR Obtains Rare Supervisory Order for Client in Illinois Supreme Court Proceedings

Share: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 […]

TDR Successfully Represents Client In A Petition for Rehearing in the Illinois Appellate Court

Share: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 […]

Illinois Supreme Court Grants TDR Client’s Petition for Leave to Appeal

Share: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 […]