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Overview

Frank assists clients and legal teams with complex litigation.

Frank has extensive experience facilitating a wide range of litigation, from inception of the case through discovery and trial. He supports complex trial work across the firm for clients in multiple industries, helping them in matters of:

  • Intellectual property
  • Title IX
  • Insurance defense
  • Whistleblower actions
  • Asbestos litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Breach of contract
  • Generic pharmaceutical litigation

He has prepared for and attended numerous depositions, as well as jury and bench trials in the federal circuit. Frank has experience with a wide variety of litigation support software, eDiscovery methods and document review best practices, knowing that technology and streamlining produce cost-saving and efficiency for clients.


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Education

  • Lawyer’s Assistant Certification, Roosevelt University
  • B.A., Governors State University
    • Criminal Justice
Experience
  • Assisted litigation team in successfully defending pharmaceutical manufacturer in U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) against competitor's claim that generic drug was marketed unfairly.
  • Prepared for, attended and assisted with six-week trial in U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, that resulted in significant victory for client: dismissal of $500 million in claims against the German licensing company in decade-long patent dispute.
  • Attended and assisted with two weeks of depositions in Germany and week-long trial in London, resulting in judgment for client against U.S. Army for breach of contract.
  • Attended numerous large document reviews and productions, including massive month-long document review in London for insurance company client in Superfund litigation matter.
  • Served as lead paralegal for U.S. District Court case involving $380 million claim for false advertising against distributor of building products. Summary judgment was granted in favor of our client.
Outside the Office

Frank enjoys the outdoors.

Frank grows tomatoes, peppers, zucchinis, cucumbers and more in his home vegetable garden. He also hikes at local state parks.

Community Leadership
  • CatNap from the Heart
  • Willow Springs Lions Club