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Of course, past outcomes afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits. 

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Shook Wins Critical Victory in Federal Arbitration Act Exemption Claim

October 8, 2019
Experience

Summary Judgment Win in Computer Fraud and Abuse Case

Shook obtained summary judgment for a client on claims for violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, breach of contract and civil conspiracy. The client, a Chicago-based trading firm, discovered suspicious connections to its virtual private network. Shook, with the help of forensics experts, discovered that the connections were made by former employees who planned to embed malware onto the network and steal proprietary data. We obtained an ex parte temporary restraining order, and rode along with U.S. Marshals on a raid of the lead defendant’s house, taking custody of computers and devices full of incriminating evidence.


The court granted summary judgment on all counts, and awarded our full ask of damages and attorneys’ fees. 

Experience | Automotive

California Supreme Court Rules for Shook Client in Choice of Law Appeal

July 22, 2019
Experience | Fire Protection and Alarms

Shook Wins Another Judgment for ADT in Unfair Competition Suit

July 16, 2019
Experience

Shook Obtains Summary Judgment Win in $200 Million Patent Case

July 13, 2019
Experience | Technology and Telecommunications

Seventh Circuit Rules for Shook Client in Biometric Privacy Case Involving Collective Bargaining Agreement

June 13, 2019