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Clausen Miller Welcomes Former Sidley Austin Partner Lisa Hausten To Its Appellate And Business Litigation Practice Groups

September 1, 2016 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce that experienced appellate practitioner and business litigator Lisa A. Hausten has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a Partner.  A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Lisa practiced law at Sidley &

CM Wins Defense Verdict In Cook County Medical Malpractice Case

August 16, 2016 / News

On August 10, 2016, a Cook County jury rejected Plaintiff’s wrongful death claims against an internal medicine physician and his practice group, both represented by Robert L. Reifenberg and Kathleen M. Klein.  The doctor and his group were the sole defendants.

SPECIAL ALERT—FOCUS ON INDIANA: Indiana Supreme Court Clarifies Standard For Summary Judgment

August 12, 2016 / News


In Gaff v. Indiana-Purdue University of Fort Wayne, 2016 Ind. LEXIS 287 (April 22, 2016), the Indiana Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of Purdue on a cause of action for alleged retaliatory termination from employment due to discrimination brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Casualty Defense Group Obtains Decision Dismissing Trip And Fall Negligence Claim And Cross-Claims

June 24, 2016 / News

CM Partners Carl M. Perri and Matthew J. Van Dusen were retained to represent defendant Wild Ginger NYC Corp. (“Wild Ginger”), a Manhattan Chinese restaurant that rented space from its co-defendant landlord,

Perri And Leis Obtain Early Dismissal Of Claims In Construction Defect Litigation

April 17, 2016 / News

Carl Perri and Matthew Leis, partners of the New York and New Jersey offices of Clausen Miller’s Professional Liability and Casualty Defense Practice Group, recently won summary judgment on behalf of our paving company client in a construction defect action after lengthy motion practice.

Ryerson Acts As Monitoring Counsel At Trial And Obtain A Defense Verdict

April 14, 2016 / News

Clausen Miller partner Tom Ryerson recently assisted in securing a defense verdict for the City of Chicago in a high-exposure claim against two city paramedics. The plaintiffs alleged that the paramedics acted willfully and wantonly in treating a young lady who experienced a serious allergic reaction after eating take-out food containing peanuts.

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.

  • 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, One Urban Center

    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