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Dowd Bennett Secures Plaintiff’s Verdict for Premcor Refining Group

On February 14, 2011, a Cook County jury returned a unanimous verdict for Dowd Bennett client Premcor Refining Group, a subsidiary of Valero Energy. In the week-long trial in Chicago, Dowd Bennett lawyers Erika Anderson and Jim Bennett persuaded a jury that trucking company KLLM Transport was responsible for…

Dowd Bennett Obtains $7,626,744 Verdict for Monsanto Company

Dowd Bennett recently represented Monsanto Company at trial in the matter of Monsanto Company v. ConocoPhillips Company, 08SL-CC 02002. The matter involved the breach of a supply agreement and was tried for nine days in St. Louis County Circuit Court.

Dowd Bennett LLP Prevails in Federal Jury Trial

On April 7, 2010, Dowd Bennett lawyers Jim Bennett, Erika Anderson, and Jennifer Aspinall obtained a jury verdict for their client in a case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Federal Suit Dismissed Against Corporate Officer Represented by Dowd Bennett

On March 24, 2010, a federal lawsuit against a corporate officer represented by Dowd Bennett attorneys Ed Dowd and John Comerford was dismissed upon motion of the defendants. The suit alleged that Dowd Bennett’s client and other defendants breached their fiduciary duties in administering an ERISA plan.

Dubinsky et al. v. Mermart, LLC

In February, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court’s order dismissing all of plaintiffs’ claims against Dowd Bennett’s client Mermart, LLC.

Zoltek Inc. et al. v. Structural Polymer Group Ltd.

In January, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the District Court’s order of dismissal of all claims against Dowd Bennett’s client, Structural Polymer Group, Ltd.

Olson v. Halvorsen et al.

The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the verdict Dowd Bennett won in the Delaware Chancery Court on behalf of the Viking Global hedge fund and its founder.

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