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Brian Sher’s litigation practice includes general business and commercial litigation both locally and nationally. Mr. Sher has represented media companies with respect to claims of defamation and health care companies with respect to claims of fraud, conspiracy, anti-kickback violations and violations of RICO. Mr. Sher also has represented corporations with respect to claims of tortious interference with business relations and breaches of covenants not to compete. He advises clients on methods of avoiding protracted litigation through proper business planning, negotiation, pursuit of injunctive relief and alternative dispute resolution. His experience encompasses all aspects of the litigation and alternate dispute resolution process, including case strategy, depositions, hearings, trial and appeal. In addition, Mr. Sher regularly advises several healthcare and technology businesses on their general legal matters.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • National Champion, Craven Moot Court Competition
    • Whittier Elementary School, an Oak Park School – Council Member, 1999-2003
    • Oscar Mayer School – Council Member, 1991-1996
    • Whittier Elementary School, an Oak Park School – Council Member, 1999-2003
    • Oscar Mayer School – Council Member, 1991-1996
    • Oscar Mayer School – Council Member, 1991-1996
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Publications

  • "Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 – The Often Overlooked Defense Tool," Product Liability Law & Strategy, Spring 2004
  • "Utilization of Boilerplate Contractual Definition Results in $11 Million Judgment Against Bank for Breach of Warranty in Assignment Agreement After Underlying Loans Discovered to be Fraudulent," The Alert, Federal Bar Association, Vol. 4 No. 2, June 1999

Speaking Engagements

  • In the Wake of Enron and Andersen: Corporate Ethics, Practices and Policies Revisited, May 15, 2002