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Chicago, IL 60603

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Phone: 312-739-4200
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Areas of Practice:

  • 25% Consumer Law
  • 75% Class Actions
  • Antitrust Law
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • RICO Act
  • Trade Regulation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Foreclosures
  • Garnishment
  • Consumer Protection
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Warranties
  • Wage & Hour Laws
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Multidistrict Litigation
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Landlord/Tenant

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2007
  • New York, 2002
  • District of Columbia, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2007

Education:

  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York, 2001
    • J.D.
  • Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1998
    • B.A.

Representative Cases:

  • Unifund v. Shah, 2011 Ill. App. LEXIS 61, Feb. 1 (Ill. App. 2011)
  • Balbarin et. al. v. North Star et. al., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 686, Jan. 5 (N.D. Ill. 2011)
  • Manlapaz v. Unifund, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85527, Sept. 15 (N.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Matmanivong v. Unifund, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36287, Apr. 28 (N.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Kubiski v. Unifund, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26754, Mar. 25 (N.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Cox v. Unifund CCR Partners, 2008 C 1005, Dec. 4 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Ramirez v. Palisades Collection. LLC, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48722, June 23 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Ramirez v. Palisades Collection. LLC, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24921, Mar. 28 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Cotton/Scott v. Asset Acceptance, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49042, June 26 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Ketchem v. American Acceptance Co., LLC, 641 F. Supp. 2d 782, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49532, June 26 (N.D. Ind. 2008)
  • D’Elia v. First Capital, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22461, Mar. 19 (N.D. Ill. 2008)