Tressler LLP News

TRESSLER LLP: 15 Tressler Attorneys Selected as 2019 Illinois Leading Lawyers

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Tressler is proud to announce that 15 attorneys have been named Illinois Leading Lawyers for 2019.

TRESSLER LLP: 8 Tressler Attorneys Recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

We are proud to announce the selection of eight Tressler attorneys as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers.

TRESSLER LLP: Gabriel Alvarado Joins Tressler's HOA Practice Group

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 17, 2019

We are proud to welcome Gabriel Alvarado as a new associate in Tressler’s HOA/Condominium & Common Interest Community Association Law practice.

TRESSLER LLP: Dibora Berhanu Joins Tressler’s Insurance Practice Group

By Press release submission | Dec 5, 2018

Tressler LLP is happy to welcome Dibora Berhanu as a new associate in Tressler’s Chicago office.

TRESSLER LLP: Christine Walczak Joins Tressler’s Local Government Practice Group

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Tressler LLP is proud to welcome Christine Walczak as a new associate in our Chicago office.

Appeals court: Woman failed to prove fall on icy stairs caused by Chicago apartment building's faulty gutters

By John Breslin | Nov 26, 2018

A woman who claimed her fall on the back steps of an apartment building was caused by an unnatural accumulation of ice has failed in her appeal to overturn a judge's decision in favor of the building owners.

TRESSLER LLP: Zachary Auslander Joins Tressler’s Chicago Office

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

We are pleased to announce that our former law clerk, Zachary Auslander, was recently admitted to the Illinois State Bar and is now an associate attorney in our Chicago office.

TRESSLER LLP: Andrea Davidson Honored as Emerging Lawyer

By Press release submission | Oct 28, 2018

Tressler is proud to announce that Andrea J. Davidson has been selected as an Emerging Lawyer in the areas of Personal Injury Defense Law and Toxic Torts Defense Law.

TRESSLER LLP: Shaun Baldwin and Todd Schenk Recognized in 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Tressler LLP is proud to announce that Shaun Baldwin and Todd Schenk of our Chicago office were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Insurance Law.

City of Countryside sues owners of apartment complex, accused of operating without license

By Louie Torres | Nov 30, 2017

A Chicago suburb is suing the owners of an apartment complex the city asserts has not held an appropriate city license for years, asking a judge to order the owners to pay for inspections at the property.

Judge OKs class action vs SpeedyPC over alleged misleading computer diagnostic program marketing

By Scott Holland | Oct 25, 2017

A federal judge in Chicago has pressed enter on a class action against a Canadian maker of a computer diagnostics and cleanup program plaintiffs say didn’t do much of what the company said.

Judge slices $6.5M sex discrimination verdict to $100K, citing damage caps

By Scott Holland | Aug 4, 2017

A federal judge has shaved more than $6 million off a jury’s verdict in a 2011 discrimination case because the company wasn’t large enough to be forced to pay more.

Federal judge kicks contractors' tussle over CTA HVAC renovation project to state court

By Scott Holland | Mar 11, 2017

A dispute between two air conditioning manufacturers over a CTA contract won’t continue in federal court after a judge in Chicago relinquished jurisdiction and dismissed the action, allowing it to be filed again in state court. 

Security firm sues ex-lawyers for bungling suit vs other lawyers for bad advice that led to OT wage suit

By Scott Holland | Oct 13, 2016

A security company, which recently was forced to settle a lawsuit over its overtime wage policies, has brought a legal malpractice action against some of its former lawyers, saying their faulty guidance cost the security firm the chance to sue other lawyers whose purported bad advice had left the security company vulnerable to the wage class action lawsuit. 

Appeals panel: Fresh look needed at TCPA class actions vs insurers, so don't only enrich lawyers

By Dana Herra and Jonathan Bilyk | May 23, 2016

A panel of state appellate justices could have simply found an insurer wasn’t obligated to pay to cover a $4 million settlement reached to end a lawsuit brought by a suburban engineering firm that claimed it had received so-called “junk fax” advertisements. But the justices used the occasion to also send a message to the lawyers it says are responsible for a “proliferation” of potential junk class action lawsuits under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, brought in many cases, the jus

Judge says whistleblower can't collect in FDIC action vs failed bank over appraisal fraud, because FDIC not 'government'

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 2, 2015

A federal judge has blocked the bid of a former appraisal reviewer who blew the whistle on alleged fraud at a failed suburban bank from collecting as much as a quarter of any settlement the directors of the bank may reach with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, upholding the ruling of another judge who found the FDIC cannot be considered a “government” agency for the purposes of the false claims law upon which the former bank employee has staked his claim.

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