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Alco Industries, Inc. v. DSM Copolymers, Inc., No. 09-0820-mv (2d Cir. May 7, 2009) (unpublished order)

Petition for Permission to Appeal Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P.23(f)
Reply in Support of Petition for Permission to Appeal Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P.23(f)

Amgen, Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, 133 S. Ct. 1184 (2013)

Amicus brief in support of petitioners (cert stage)
Amicus brief in support of petitioners (merits stage)

Bemis v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., 905 N.E.2d 285 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2009), vacated, 919 N.E.2d 349 (Ill. 2010)

Brief of Defendant-Appellant (Supreme Court)
Reply Brief of Defendant-Appellant (Supreme Court)
Brief of Defendant-Appellant
Reply Brief of Defendant-Appellant
Petition for Leave to Appeal

Bemis v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., 2012 IL App (1st) 113282-U (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2012), leave to appeal denied, No. 115481 (Ill. Mar. 27, 2013)

Brief of Defendant-Appellee
Answer to Petition for Leave to Appeal

BSH Home Appliances Corp. v. Cobb, No. 13-138 (U.S. Sup. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus brief (cert stage)

Centro Empresarial Cempresa S.A. v. America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V., 952 N.E.2d 995 (N.Y. 2011)

Brief for Defendants-Respondents

Chrysler Financial Services Americas LLC v. Piatt, No. 2D11-791 (Fla. 2d DCA Dec. 28, 2011) (unpublished order)

Initial Brief
Reply Brief

Dowell v. United States, 694 F.3d 898 (7th Cir. 2012)

Brief for Appellant
Reply Brief for Appellant

Dura Pharmaceuticals v. Broudo, 544 U.S. 336 (2005)

Amicus Brief

Eavenson v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 1-07-0167 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. Sept. 28, 2007) (unpublished order)

Brief of Defendants-Appellees

Eavenson v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 5-07-0063 (Ill. App. Ct. 5th Dist. Jan. 15, 2008) (unpublished order)

Brief of Defendants-Appellees

Fisch v. Loews Cineplex Theatres, Inc., 850 N.E.2d 815 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2005)

Brief of Defendant-Appellee
Supplemental Brief on Mootness of Defendants-Appellees
Answer to Plaintiffs-Appellants' Petition for Rehearing or, in the Alternative, Remand for Attorneys' Fees

Goldman, Sachs & Co. v. NECA-IBEW Health & Welfare Fund, --- S. Ct. ---, 2013 WL 1091772 (2013)

Brief of Amicus Curiae

Green v. Ameritrade, Inc., 2007 WL 1599708 (Neb. Ct. App. June 5, 2007)

Brief of Defendants-Appellees

In re Cendant Corp. Securities Litigation, 343 F.3d 658 (2003)

Reply Brief

In re Initial Public Offering Securities Litigation, 227 F.R.D. 65 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)

Underwriter Defendants' Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification
Underwriter Defendants' Sur-Reply Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification

Kenny v. Kenny Industries, 976 N.E.2d 1040 (Ill. App. Ct. 2012)

Brief of Intervenor-Appellee

Kurz v. Fidelity Management & Research Co. , 556 F.3d 639 (7th Cir. 2009)

Brief for Defendant-Appellees

Lease Management Equipment Corporation v. DFO Partnership, 910 N.E.2d 709 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2009), leave to appeal denied, 920 N.E.2d 1074 (Ill. 2009)

Brief of Defendants-Appellees

Lenover v. United States, 363 F. App'x 400 (7th Cir. 2010)

Brief for Movant-Appellant
Reply Brief for Movant-Appellant

Miles v. Merrill Lynch & Co, 471 F.3d 24 (2d Cir. 2006)

Brief for Defendant-Appellant Underwriters Seeking Reversal of Class Certification Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(f)
Reply Brief for Defendant

Neuros Co., Ltd. v. KTurbo, Inc., 698 F.3d 514 (7th Cir. 2012)

Combined Responsive and Opening Brief for Appellees/Cross-Appellants
Reply Brief for Appellees/Cross-Appellants

Sears, Roebuck and Co. v. Butler, 133 S. Ct. 2768 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Sears, Roebuck and Co. v. Larry Butler, et al., No. 13-430 (U.S. Sup. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Semprini v. General Motors Corporation, 2006 Ill. App. LEXIS 1274 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. Mar. 23, 2006)

Brief of Defendant-Appellee

Telco Group, Inc. v. Ameritrade, Inc., 552 F.3d 893 (8th Cir. 2009)

Brief of Defendants-Appellees

Whirlpool Corp. v. Glazer, 133 S. Ct. 1722 (2013)

Reply Brief for Petitioner

Whirlpool Corporation v. Gina Glazer and Trina Allison, No. 13-431 (U.S. Sup. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
 
 
 
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