We obtained judgment for our client, the defendant, on all counts for a trial in Cook County, Chancery Division. The case involved claims for nuisance, breach of contract, and for a permanent injunction.
We obtained summary judgment on behalf of a leading lending institution in class action filed in the District Court of Nevada alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The class appealed the judgment to the Ninth Circuit. Briefed and argued the appeal in the Ninth Circuit and obtained affirmance of the judgment in favor of the client. The potential exposure was $150 million.
We were retained by Enterprise Leasing Company of Chicago, LLC d/b/a Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent-A-Car, and National Car Rental to seek discretionary review in the Illinois Supreme Court of an appellate court decision that upheld the constitutionality of a City of Chicago car rental tax applied to suburban vehicle rental operators located within three miles of the City’s borders. We successfully obtained not only review, but reversal, of the City ordinance on grounds that the City exceeded its home rule authority by enacting an extraterritorial tax. Hertz Corporation et al. v. City of Chicago et al, 2017 IL 119945.
We successfully obtained discretionary review and argued in the Illinois Supreme Court for Wisconsin Central in case that reversed the appellate court and upheld the right of the railroad to assert a counterclaim for property damage in a FELA case. Ammons v. Wisconsin Central, Ltd., 2019 IL 124454.