Litigation

Employee Benefits and Insurance Claims

CONTACT Steven P. Mandell Employee Benefits and Life, Health and Disability Insurance Claims Mandell Menkes has for many years represented and advised employee pension and welfare benefit plan sponsors, administrators, trustees, investment managers and other fiduciaries in the establishment and operation of ERISA pension and welfare plans.  The firm has served as lead counsel for • Read More »

D&O and Professional Liability Defense

CONTACT Steven P. Mandell D&O and Professional Liability Defense Mandell Menkes attorneys defend professional liability litigation, on behalf of the following professionals: Accountants Attorneys Directors and officers Fiduciaries Insurance agents and brokers Investment bankers Investment advisers Public officials  Mandell Menkes attorneys have successfully defended professionals in claims throughout the United States involving single-plaintiffs, class actions, • Read More »

Consumer Class Action Defense

CONTACT Bruce N. Menkes Steven P. Mandell Consumer Class Action Defense Mandell Menkes has a very active class action defense practice. Our experience includes the defense of numerous class actions in state and federal courts in Illinois, and throughout the United States. Many of these class actions have involved claims under various states’ consumer fraud • Read More »

Corporate Governance Litigation

CONTACT John D. Fitzpatrick Corporate Governance Litigation When claimants allege mismanagement or a breach of fiduciary duties, Mandell Menkes litigators form sound strategies to instill confidence in shareholders, officers and directors. Our team often serves as lead counsel to companies involved in high-stakes litigation that threatens the continued viability of the enterprise. After handling a • Read More »

Data Privacy and Security

CONTACT Steven P. Mandell Anne S. Jordan Data Privacy and Security A medical center recently retained Mandell Menkes to represent it in connection with an investigation launched by various government entities regarding the safeguarding of patient health information. The client previously entered into an agreement with a company that extracts silver from x-ray film, limiting • Read More »

Media, Entertainment and First Amendment

Media, Entertainment and First Amendment Mandell Menkes has established one of Chicago’s premiere practices dedicated to counseling and representing media companies in content-related matters. Our attorneys have defended local and national newspapers, book publishers, radio and television stations, on-air talent and Internet based publishers in claims based on defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, • Read More »

IP Litigation

CONTACT Steven P. Mandell John D. Fitzpatrick Hillel Frankel Thomas R. Leavens Peter Strand Joe Voss Linda Mensch IP Litigation One of Mandell Menkes’ greatest assets is the depth of our experience in handling complex intellectual property litigation. Whether we are engaged on a copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret matter, we apply the knowledge • Read More »

Information Technology Litigation

CONTACT Steven P. Mandell John D. Fitzpatrick Information Technology Litigation Our attorneys frequently represent parties in disputes that arise from large-scale software implementations and we have compiled an impressive track record of favorable results in challenging cases. Major software companies and their vendors recognize that our litigators understand how IT systems work and are adept • Read More »

Commercial Litigation

CONTACT Steven P. Mandell John D. Fitzpatrick Commercial Litigation Attorneys are frequently provided access to sensitive information in the course of representing their clients. When a Fortune 500 manufacturer was sued by its former General Counsel, it chose Mandell Menkes to serve as its defense attorneys. Given the plaintiff’s background, it was essential that the • Read More »