Case Conclusion Date: 01.01.2009
Practice Area: Commercial real estate
Outcome: Pending in trial court.
Description: As lead counsel obtained dismissal of all claims against clients, petition for leave to appeal accepted to Second District Appellate Court of Illinois where oral argument was taken, and then to the Illinois Supreme Court where the Act was ultimately rejected by the Court. Case involves claims by contractor against homeowners in trial court under, then, newly created Illinois Home Repair and Remodeling Act, including order striking contractor demand for arbitration, and prosecuted through appeal to Second District and Illinois Supreme Court.