Representation of Harvey Ruvin, Clerk of the Circuit Court, in a federal civil rights action. Plaintiff alleged that his procedural due process rights were violated because the Clerk failed to ensure that he received notice of a tax deed sale. Prevailed on summary judgment on the basis that the plaintiff’s claim did not rise to the level of a civil rights violation. The decision was affirmed on appeal.
Representation of real estate investors in limited partnership derivative suits. Investors sought millions of dollars in damages, based on the diminution of the value of their investment and lost opportunities.