Monthly Archives: February 2017

Firm Wins Affirmance of Dismissal on Appeal of a $600 Million RICO Action Against Large Law Firm Client

On February 23, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed a judgment dismissing a $600 million RICO claim brought against a large law firm represented by Marc Beem, Edward Feldman, Tom Staunton and Kay Dawson.  The Court agreed with our firm’s showing that the lengthy complaint in the case failed to allege that our client had entered into any agreement with other defendants to violate RICO.