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Mitchell Litigation & Advocacy combines over a decade of experience at one of the nation’s top law firms with a fresh approach to legal practice, focusing on alternative fees and leveraging technology. Through a leaner, more innovative platform, we offer exceptional service at competitive value. From day-to-day business operations to litigation and bankruptcy matters, Mitchell Litigation & Advocacy has you covered.
Mitchell Litigation & Advocacy draws from over a decade of experience taking a lead role in high-stakes litigation for clients. Kevin has tried numerous cases in state and federal court and argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. With a wealth of experience across industries – from agriculture to financial services to manufacturing – Mitchell Litigation & Advocacy stands beside your business each step of the way.
Managing risk is essential for business. Mitchell Litigation & Advocacy advises clients to ensure compliance and avoid costly litigation. Whether clients need advice regarding a contract or transaction, non-compete matters, or pre-litigation disputes, we offer predictability through a portfolio of services as outside general counsel.
Distressed companies and those doing business with distressed companies need a trusted advisor to navigate the bankruptcy process. Mitchell Litigation & Advocacy understands the nuances of bankruptcy through experience representing Chapter 11 debtors, secured lenders, and other creditors in bankruptcy court.
7th Circuit Affirms Judgment in Favor of Manufacturer
Jun. 2019 – A luxury powerboat manufacturer successfully defeated breach of contract and breach of warranty claims brought by an overseas purchaser. The District Court entered a judgment for the defense following trial. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the ruling on appeal, saving the client over a million dollars in potential damages.
Family Trust Obtains A Thirteen Million Dollar Judgment Against Former Trustee
Mar. 2019 – A Nevada trust obtained a judgment in excess of $13 Million against a former Trustee who had authorized millions of dollars of loans to improve a local entertainment facility without providing any adequate security to protect the Trust’s financial investment and position. The Court awarded treble damages and attorney’s fees under the Indiana Crime Victim’s Relief Act.
Wireless Retailer Obtains Victories in District Court and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Jun. 2018 – A wireless telephone retailer defeated claims for over $20 Million in alleged unpaid referral fees stemming from a former business relationship. After years of contentious litigation, the matter proceeded to trial in the District Court, where a complete defense judgment was entered in the retailer’s favor. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed the decision on appeal.
National Bank Resolves Disputes Under Municipal Bond Indenture
July 2017 – A national bank resolved contentious litigation involving claims for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty on favorable terms. The bondholders had asserted claims for millions of dollars in damages against the bank related to its alleged violations of a municipal bond indenture and related to the appointment of a receiver over a local housing complex.
Appellate Victory Allows School District to Proceed with $80 Million Bond Financing
Apr. 2017 – An Indiana school system obtained two dismissals of a request for injunctive relief that would have barred more than $80 million in bond financing earmarked for districtwide improvements. After obtaining a dismissal in the trial court, Kevin successfully obtained a rare dismissal in the Court of Appeals, ensuring that the school district could proceed with its financing without extensive litigation delays.
National Telecommunications Company Obtains Summary Judgment in Breach of Lease Case
July 2015 – A national telecommunications company obtained summary judgment in a breach of lease case. The plaintiff had alleged that the company breached a triple-net lease on a 160,000-square foot building it had occupied for more than 20 years.
Equipment Dealer Wins Jury Verdict Denying Successor Liability Claim
March 2013 – An equipment dealer was sued after acquiring substantially all of a seller’s assets. The seller’s former employee filed discrimination claims against the equipment dealer under a successor liability theory. The matter was tried before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. The jury entered a verdict in the equipment dealer’s favor, denying the employee’s successor liability claim in its entirety.
Commercial Landlord Wins Trial Judgment in Breach of Lease Lawsuit
December 2011 – The landlord filed suit against a national restaurant chain for breach of lease and failure to maintain the premises over a 20-year period. Following trial, the court entered judgment for the landlord for the full amount of its damages in addition to attorneys’ fees.