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Gonzalez Law, LLC attorneys have extensive experience as lead, primary or local counsel on matters of great importance to our clients. Our attorneys have been selected to many prestigious litigation groups including national groups like Litigation Counsel of America and the national Product Liability Advisory Council, to name a few. We are pleased to act as lead counsel or work with other talented lawyers and in-house counsel for the best results for our clients. Select litigation experience includes the following:
Commercial Litigation. Litigated with a national team of counsel whether a state court of appeals properly overturned dismissal of plaintiffs’ class action against defendants under state’s Antitrust Act where plaintiffs alleged that defendants’ monopolistic conduct substantially affected people in state and had impacts in the state; the claim alleged that thousands of people suffered harm. Meyers v. Bayer, AG, Supreme Court of Wisconsin, Jul 13, 2007 2007 WI 99.
Commercial Litigation. Litigated with national team plaintiffs’ common law causes of action for fraud, negligent misrepresentation, negligence, and strict responsibility, arising from allegedly false statements in a securities offering which were dismissed for failing to plead fraud with particularity. Northwestern Mut. Life Ins. Co. v. Banc of Am. Sec. LLC United States District Court for the Southern District of New York Mar 31, 2003 254 F. Supp. 2d 390.
Multi-District Product Liability Litigation. Served as primary counsel for a Fortune 100 chemical company in Welding Fume multi-district litigation. United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division Apr 09, 2007 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26520.
Commercial Litigation. Litigated whether damages upon summary judgment motion for conversion against retailer for goods sold to it was improper as genuine issues of fact remained as to the actual prices by consumers; case was remanded for recalculation of damages. Bruner Corp. v. R.A. Bruner Co. United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Jan 07, 1998 133 F.3d 491.
Product and Commercial Litigation. Served as amicus curiae for multi-chambers of commerce in a case where a minor who suffered cognitive deficits as result of lead poisoning was allowed to pursue claims against pigment manufacturers because risk-contribution applied in that the state constitution allowed court to fashion adequate remedy where one did not exist. That minor had remedies against landlords did not preclude actions against manufacturers. Thomas v. Mallett Supreme Court of Wisconsin, July 15, 2005 2005 WI 129.
Commercial Litigation. Served as primary counsel where the court denied prisoner’s motion to reconsider request for appointment of counsel in a products liability action against a drug manufacturer under 28 U.S.C.S. § 1915(e)(1) because the prisoner had competency litigating cases in federal court and factual issues raised in the manufacturer’s motion for summary judgment were not overly complex. Cole v. Janssen Pharms., Inc. United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, July 13, 2017 265 F. Supp. 3d 892.
Commercial & Insurance Litigation. Litigated duty to defend or indemnify coverage for an allegation of conspiracy to convert property as precluded by the “intentional acts” exclusion in the comprehensive general liability policy where an insured refused to return goods. Bruner v. Heritage Cos. Court of Appeals of Wisconsin Mar 17, 1999 225 Wis. 2d 728.
Commercial & Energy Litigation. Amicus curiae counsel in support of plant where issuance of certificate of public convenience and necessity (CPCN) to corporation to build power plants was upheld. Work with chambers of commerce. Clean Wis., Inc. v. PSC of Wis. Supreme Court of Wisconsin Jun 28, 2005 2005 WI 93.