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Marcus L. Mintz

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5585
Fax: (312) 460-7585
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Mr. Mintz is a senior associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Mr. Mintz’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including cases involving post-merger disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property, equity rights, and business tort claims.  Mr. Mintz has represented a wide range of clients, including medical device manufacturers, clinical research organizations, automotive manufacturers, defense contractors, construction companies, insurance companies, and a variety of private business owners.  Mr. Mintz has represented and counseled clients through all phases and forms of litigation, including pre-litigation resolution, alternative dispute resolution, administrative law proceedings, emergency injunctions, jury trials, and appeals.

Mr. Mintz is a senior associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Mr. Mintz’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including cases involving post-merger disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property, equity rights, and business tort claims.  Mr. Mintz has represented a wide range of clients, including medical device manufacturers, clinical research organizations, automotive manufacturers, defense contractors, construction companies, insurance companies, and a variety of private business owners.  Mr. Mintz has represented and counseled clients through all phases and forms of litigation, including pre-litigation resolution, alternative dispute resolution, administrative law proceedings, emergency injunctions, jury trials, and appeals.

Education

  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis (2006)
    Dean’s List
    Associate Editor, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
  • B.S., University of California, Los Angeles (2001)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Litigation Section
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Representative Engagements

  • Chem-Plate Industries, Inc. v. Kaeding, 2011 L 6695 (Illinois) (obtained summary judgment for plaintiff on claim of unjust enrichment against ex-employee for failure to repay advances from supplemental employee retirement plan)
  • Allstate Ins. Co. v. Tilahun, 12-cv-00045 (E.D. Va. 2012) (obtained emergency injunction against former broker-agent arising out of claims for breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets)
  • Martinell v. Navistar Int’l Corp., 11-cv-8707 (N.D. Ill. 2012) (obtained dismissal with prejudice of plaintiff’s claims for breach of equity rights agreement)
  • International Cartridge Corp. v. Kilgore Flares Company, LLC, et al., No. 1021-2006 CD (Pa. Comm. Pleas 2011) (obtained jury verdict finding in favor of client-defendant on all claims arising out of dispute involving misappropriation of trade secrets and commercial disparagement)
  • Equipoise PM LLC v. International Truck & Engine Corp., et al, 1:05 cv 06008 (N.D. Ill. 2008) (obtained jury verdict in favor of client-defendant on all claims arising out of dispute involving termination of dealer-franchise relationship)
  • Houghton v. Arlington Park Racecourse, LLC, 07 L 005416 (First District, Illinois) (plaintiff voluntarily dismissed claims against client after filing of motion to dismiss).