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Michael J. Grant

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

Share: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 were alleged to have negligently caused the death of a sorority pledge. The underlying lawsuit alleged that […]

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

Share: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 estate brokers over sale commissions associated with the rental of a large commercial property.  The court found that the […]

What Businesses Must Know Now About Insurance Coverage For COVID-19 Claims

Share: For companies struggling with the loss of business caused by the COVID-19 crisis, insurance coverage can mean the difference between survival and extinction.  While many companies had the foresight to buy pandemic or even business interruption insurance before this crisis, some have not, and they are left to consider whether property or even commercial […]

Court Finds Duty To Defend Biometric Act Claim Under “Personal Injury” Coverage

Share: Illinois policyholders are likely covered under their insurance policies for a complaint alleging a violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (the "Biometric Act") (740 ILCS 14/1 et seq.). In West Bend Mut. Ins. Co. v. Krishna Schaumburg Tan, Inc., the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed a grant of summary judgment in favor of […]

TDR Victorious in Non-Compete and Trade Secret Misappropriation Case

Share:Non-Competition Restrictive Covenant Ruled Enforceable On January 15, TDR obtained a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for an automobile dealership against an ex-employee in a case involving allegations that the ex-employee misappropriated his former employer’s trade secrets and violated a non-compete agreement.  The district court found that the employer’s non-competition restrictive […]

12 TDR Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

Share: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 […]

11 TDR Partners Named as SuperLawyers or Rising Stars

Share: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 […]

Five TDR Partners Named “Rising Stars” Among Top Young Lawyers in Illinois

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is pleased to announce that five of its partners have been named 2012 SuperLawyers® Illinois Rising Stars: Karina Zabicki DeHayes (first named a Rising Star in 2009 and again in 2010 and 2011); Michael J. Grant (first named a Rising Star in 2011); Mark H. Horwitch; Timothy A. Hudson (first named […]