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  • Mike Fatall represented a national provider of revenue-cycle management services to the health care industry in a seven-year technology and services deal with a Fortune 500 health care services provider.
  • Bob Chapman, Sara Siegall and Bob Shapiro successfully represented a client against his former employer who sought to have the Circuit Court of Cook County enforce a variety of restrictive covenants against him. After the trial court found the covenants unenforceable as a matter of law, the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed in a widely-reported opinion. Read more >>
  • David Wheeler provided his insights on the webcast “Navigating the Internet-of-Things (IoT) Implications,” where he reviewed and discussed the implications of the Federal Trade Commission’s much anticipated report, “Internet of Things: Privacy & Security in a Connected World.” Read more >>
  • Chapman Spingola defeated emergency motion for entry of temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in New Jersey Federal Court. Read more >>
  • Chapman Spingola IP litigation team obtained a positive judgment for Tulsa-based investors following a three-day bench trial and substantial post-trial briefing and argument before the Delaware Court of Chancery. The court found that the investors’ general partner had conspired with a longtime friend to fraudulently transfer all of the business’s assets away from the business and the investors. The court entered judgment against the defendants for breach of fiduciary duty and for aiding and abetting those breaches. The court also avoided all of the fraudulent transfers and, over the general partner’s objections, appointed a liquidating trustee to liquidate the business.
  • Chapman Spingola’s Senior Trial Counsel James P. Chapman has been engaged by the Federal District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois to advise attorneys appointed by the Court to represent prisoners in their civil rights cases.
  • Michael Fatall completed two software license, development and services transactions on behalf of a global client who provides financial services-based software and services solutions, each with a value to the client of over $1 million.
  • Bob Chapman and Shannon Knight prevailed in an appeal in which the defendant-appellant argued that the trial court erred in finding that the defendant had defrauded his real estate investment partner by retaining for himself a valuable parcel of land that was to be acquired by the partnership. Following substantial briefing, the Appeal Court affirmed the trial court’s judgment in total, including an award of $382,000 in actual damages and $750,000 in punitive damages. Chapman Spingola also served as trial counsel.
  • Peter Spingola and Mike Fatall gave a presentation to the Executive Guild Committee concerning the Top Ten Issues to Consider with Business Clients.
  • Bob Chapman and Shannon Knight succeeded in an appeal on behalf of the defendant-appellee in which the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed the grant of summary judgment for defendant landowner.  On appeal, the plaintiff argued that the trial court erred in finding that the landowner owed no duty to a demolition worker where the landowner had given up control of the worksite to contractors. After full briefing, the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed the trial court’s ruling.
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