Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Firm Client


In Royse et al. v. Swissport (No. 1-08-1609), partners Mark Winters and Heather Erickson, and associate Patrick Ward, successfully argued that a dismissal of a personal injury claim filed after the running of the applicable statute of limitations should be affirmed by the appellate court. Plaintiff argued that he could “piggy back” on to a … Continue reading Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Firm Client

Firm to Represent City of Chicago in $2.5 Billion Midway Airport Lease Deal


The Firm is pleased to represent the City of Chicago as Lessor in the 99-year lease of its Midway Airport. The $2.5 billion transaction involves three investors, Citi Infrastructure Investors, John Hancock Life Insurance Co., and YVR Airport Services Ltd. This deal comes after the Firm’s representation of the City of Chicago in the Chicago … Continue reading Firm to Represent City of Chicago in $2.5 Billion Midway Airport Lease Deal

Defense Verdict Entered in Favor of Chrysler LLC in Products Liability Case


On August 1, 2008 a Southern District of Illinois Federal Court jury returned a defense verdict in favor of Chrysler LLC, which was represented by partner Ryan J. McQueeney. Plaintiff Steven Freeland alleged that he suffered a disabling brain injury when a rear lift gate gas strut he was installing on a minivan exploded, discharging … Continue reading Defense Verdict Entered in Favor of Chrysler LLC in Products Liability Case

Manny Sanchez Authors Chapter in Newly Published Book


Manny Sanchez, along with 49 other prominent Chicago trial lawyers, has authored a chapter in the newly published book, “Your Witness; Lessons on Cross-Examination and Life from Great Chicago Trial Lawyers.” Scott Turow declared in the Forward to the book, “treasure this book, because we all know it’s a rare thing for wizards to reveal … Continue reading Manny Sanchez Authors Chapter in Newly Published Book