Litigation: General Commercial - Illinois
THE FIRM The diverse practice is particularly well known for its white-collar work, offering noted expertise in the representation of clients before state and federal agencies such as the FBI, SEC and DOJ. The commercial litigation team handles a broad range of concerns including class actions, fiduciary matters and trade secrets. Key mandates have seen the team defend breach of contract and copyright infringement claims.
Sources say: "Very smart people working for the best interests of the client."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Ronald Safer is "a very fine lawyer indeed" and "an absolute, consummate gentleman," according to sources. He specializes in white-collar defense work and civil litigation mattes. Sources go on to comment that he is "relentless in his advocacy for clients."
Patricia Holmes handles internal investigations and white-collar criminal trials. Sources commend her rapport with clients and several note their "high regard for her."
Matthew Crowl is "very smart, experienced and knowledgeable" according to sources. He is also noted for his work pertaining to internal investigations and criminal proceedings.
Barry Alberts handles civil litigation matters, including professional liability claims and securities fraud. He represents a broad spectrum of clients, including law firms, directors and corporations.