TDR Wins Jury Trial in Will County

Share:TDR and the Nelson Mullins firm recently helped their client obtain a 1% liability allocation following a two week jury trial in Will County, Illinois. The case stemmed from a warehouse accident in April 2014. At that time, a sales representative was visiting a distributor’s warehouse. The distributor offered the sales representative a ride on […]

Berger Authors Article About Chicago-Style Pizza in CBA Record

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein partner Jake Berger authored an article about Chicago’s best pizza restaurants, which was featured in the recent publication of the CBA Record. Jake’s article is entitled “Square-Cut Pizza Makes Chicagoland Go ‘Round” and can be read here:

Berger and Marcotte Author Articles in CBA Record

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein partner Jake Berger and associate Nikki Marcotte authored articles featured in the recent publication of the CBA Record. Jake’s article, entitled “Student Loan Forgiveness: Will it Be Taxable in Illinois?”, discusses the current state of litigation relating to President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan and potential Illinois tax implications of student loan forgiveness. Nikki’s […]

New Associates Join TDR

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is pleased to announce that Elizabeth B. Coburn and Y’Noka Bass recently joined the firm as associates. Elizabeth’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, bankruptcy matters, and arbitration proceedings. She supports clients across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, construction, and real estate. Y’Noka’s practice focuses on complex commercial […]

TDR Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of March For Our Lives in Highland Park Gun Case

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein client March For Our Lives Foundation (MFOL), a youth-led nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the nation’s gun violence epidemic, recently sought leave to appear as amicus curiae in support of the City of Highland Park’s effort to defend the constitutionality of its assault weapon and high-capacity magazine ban in federal court. […]

TDR Promotes Two Attorneys to Equity Partner

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is pleased to announce that Daniel L. Stanner and John M. Fitzgerald have been promoted to equity partner at the firm. Dan represents a wide range of clients in product liability defense, transportation litigation, construction litigation, professional malpractice, and commercial litigation. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in hundreds of personal […]

Fitzgerald Quoted in Law360 Article

Share:TDR partner John M. Fitzgerald was quoted in the Law360 article, “Ill. Justices’ Focus On Legislators’ Intent Divides BIPA Bar.” The article discusses Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision concerning the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Law360 quoted Fitzgerald’s views about the “justices’ comment about not thwarting legislative intent,” stating that […]

TDR Promotes Two Attorneys to Partner

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is pleased to announce that Jacob B. Berger and Kyle A. Cooper have been promoted to partner at the firm. Jake joined TDR in 2017. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout the country. Jake has significant experience representing clients in litigation involving professional […]

Horwitch Appointed as AAA Arbitrator

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is proud to announce that partner Mark Horwitch has been appointed as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) to arbitrate commercial disputes. The AAA is the leading provider of alternative dispute resolution services for parties in commercial disputes.

TDR Attorneys Named 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is proud to announce that 12 of its attorney have been selected as 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Congratulations to all of them for attaining this high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 2023 Super Lawyers Gino L. DiVito John M. Fitzgerald Brian C. Haussmann Mark H. Horwitch Timothy […]

Courts Continue to Apply Landmark Illinois Supreme Court Case

Share:Nearly twenty years ago, TDR partner Daniel L. Stanner won an appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court in Beretta v. City of Chicago. The City alleged that national distributors flooded the surrounding states with firearms knowing they would make their way into Illinois via an illegal black market. The landmark ruling held that the City could not […]

Chambers USA Recognizes TDR Partner Brad Lyerla

Share:Tabet DiVito & Rothstein partner Bradford P. Lyerla has once again been named a Band One Intellectual Property litigator by Chambers USA in 2022. He is included in a small and select group of lawyers who Chambers has chosen for this designation in Illinois based on input from clients and peers, who note his effectiveness in […]

Fitzgerald Quoted in Law360 Article About Judicial Elections

Share:TDR partner John M. Fitzgerald was quoted in the Law360 article, “Open Ill. High Court Race Attracts Some Atypical Candidates,” published on June 23. The article discusses Illinois Supreme Court candidates in recently redrawn judicial districts. Law360 quoted Fitzgerald’s views on “judicial decision-making” – namely, that “it is a very complex skill,” and “it takes years […]

TDR Secures Appellate Victory

Share: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 dismissed the claim for lack of personal jurisdiction. On appeal, the Illinois Appellate […]

TDR Wins Early Dismissal of Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit

Share: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 numerous air conditioning models sold by TDR’s client contained a common design defect that […]

TDR Attorneys Win Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service

Share: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 Illinois. Chris, Amanda, and Jake were honored for their work representing an inmate at Stateville […]

Berger Authors Article in CBA Record

Share: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 seek ESI. A copy of the full article is available here.

TDR Wins Illinois Supreme Court Victory for Roadbuilders

Share: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 transportation infrastructure construction and design industry, in litigation to enforce the Safe Roads Amendment to the […]

TDR Wins in Seventh Circuit to Affirm Dismissal of Claims

Share: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 clients had defaulted on a multi-million dollar promissory note and personal guaranty executed in connection […]

Michael Rothstein Reappointed to Judicial Screening Committee

Share: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 County. Mr. Rothstein has served on the Committee since 2012. An excerpt from the December 2, 2021 […]