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Insurer Not Responsible For Subcontractor’s Underlying Settlement For Its Faulty Work

April 13, 2016 / News

Metro North, the governing body of a condominium in Chicago, filed suit against the developer, multiple contractors and multiple subcontractors for defective construction that caused, among other issues, water infiltration. CSC Glass, one of the subcontractors,

Defense Department’s Success In New York Continues

April 13, 2016 / News

Summary Judgment Granted In Favor Of Clausen Miller’s Client In Construction Defect Litigation


Carl M. Perri (NY/NJ Shareholder) and Matthew T. Leis (NY/NJ Partner) in Clausen Miller’s Professional Liability and Causality Defense department,

Clausen Miller Scores Major Diacetyl Victory

March 7, 2016 / News

On March 4, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued a decision that may have national implications in the long-running litigation involving use of the ingredient diacetyl in butter flavoring for popcorn.

Kearney Elected Fellow In American Academy Of Appellate Lawyers

March 4, 2016 / News

Clausen Miller P.C. Partner Kimbley A. Kearney was recently elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.

The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers.  Academy membership is open only to a person who possesses a reputation of recognized distinction as an appellate lawyer.

Clausen Miller Appellate Group Scores Major Victory

March 4, 2016 / News

The Clausen Miller Appellate Group scored a major victory in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which issued an opinion with nationwide implications for the Diacetyl Litigation Community, and all toxic tort lawyers as well. 

Casualty Defense Group Obtains Decision Dismissing Labor Law Third-Party And Cross-Claims

January 22, 2016 / News

CM partners Carl Perri and Matthew Van Dusen were retained to represent defendant/fourth third-party defendant Celtic Sheet Metal, Inc. (“Celtic”), an air conditioning duct installation company. Celtic was hired by defendant/fourth third-party plaintiff Admore Air Conditioning Corp.

Ryerson And Shinkan Obtain Defense Verdict In Cook County–Plaintiff Asked Jury For Over $7 Million

January 22, 2016 / News

CM partners Tom Ryerson and Scott Shinkan earned a jury verdict in favor of their client in a recent trial in Chicago. The pain management physician allegedly failed to timely diagnose a vertebral infection in a hospitalized patient.

Kearney Wins Summary Judgment In New York Appellate Division

January 21, 2016 / News

The decision of New York’s Appellate Division, First Department in Atkins v. Flat Rate Moversexemplifies the success that can be achieved by appealing the denial of summary judgment in those jurisdictions that permit it.

CM Partners Victorious On Appellate Rehearing

January 20, 2016 / News

In Stuckey v. The Renaissance at Midway, CM partners Rodd Elges and Melinda Kollross recently succeeded in the difficult task of convincing an appellate court to reverse itself on rehearing. The case involved interpretation of the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act.

Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

January 11, 2016 / News

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that seven attorneys were selected as 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers and four attorneys were selected as Illinois Rising Stars in Illinois by Super Lawyers magazine.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • Orlando

    Florida 32801

    618 E. South Street

    Suite 500

    Orlando, Florida 32801

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman