(July 28, Chicago) – Lubin Austermuehle PC announced it has joined Nextlaw Referral Network, enabling it to connect its clients to high-quality lawyers around the world. Nextlaw Referral Network is the largest legal referral network in the world, with more than 650 member firms, 30,000 lawyers covering 200+ countries.
Peter Lubin of Lubin Austermuehle said, “By joining Nextlaw Referral Network, we can now provide our clients with the best of all worlds by continuing to serve them where we currently have offices, while also being able to direct them to top tier lawyers in other jurisdictions where they need legal counsel and business advice. We can build on our trusted relationships with our clients by putting the full resources of the global, legal powerhouse at their disposal.”
Jeff Modisett, Nextlaw Referral Network CEO said, “We’re proud to have Lubin Austermuehle P.C. as part of our network. We’re only as good as the quality of our member firms and Lubin Austermuehle makes us stronger and better able to meet the needs of our other members’ clients in the Chicago metropolitan area and Illinois.”
Nextlaw Referral Network was created by Dentons, the largest law firm in the world. The network, which is free to join, employs a detailed screening system to guarantee the quality of its member firms and has developed proprietary technology to allow members to identify lawyers at other member firms with the appropriate experience where clients need legal counsel.
For over thirty-five years, the attorneys at Lubin Austermuehle helped our business and professional clients (lawyers, dentists, accountants, and architects) win in Chicago area courtrooms or through settlement by mastering the evidence and law and then cross-examining the principal witnesses to obtain the admissions necessary to prevail. We obtained wins for our clients at the appellate court level when the judge did not agree with our position or when the opposition appealed a trial court victory for our clients. We have considerable experience in defending corporations successfully in “bet the company” class actions involving claims of hundreds of millions of dollars.
We have represented diverse types of individuals and companies in a variety of industries involving many kinds of complex business litigation disputes or class action claims. These matters include prosecuting and defending software copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, restrictive covenant disputes as well as distributor dealer or franchise termination claims. We represent shareholders and LLC members in squeeze out and freeze out claims, breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder oppression cases.
The Chicago business dispute lawyers of Lubin Austermuehle not only handle complex commercial disputes, but they also represent professionals such as doctors, dentists or lawyers in defamation, libel and slander cases and partnership and wage disputes. They defend consumers who have made negative Yelp and Google reviews in slander libel and defamation cases defending those individuals First Amendment rights to voice their opinions. Our firm’s lawyers have also defended or prosecuted many different types of employment matters including wrongful termination, discrimination, unpaid overtime wand civil rights lawsuits.
Here are just a few of our notable achievements.
Our Chicago business attorneys lead the way with our co-counsel in obtaining a $40 million settlement in the Erikson v. Ameritech class action Crain’s Chicago Business listed the settlement as the second largest in Illinois for the year.
Based on Peter Lubin’s commitment to the highest standards of the profession, the DuPage Bar Legal Association awarded the firm he co-founded its first DuPage County Law Firm of the Year.
About Nextlaw Referral Network
Nextlaw Referral Network is the client-focused legal referral network created by Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. Nextlaw Referral Network is the largest legal network in the world. It’s free to join, open to all high-quality law firms regardless of size and does not grant geographic exclusivity to its members. This enables the network to connect clients of member firms to the best lawyers with the appropriate experience in the locations where clients need legal counsel. The network utilizes a proprietary technology platform to help member firms research, contact and rate the performance of network members in order to guarantee that clients receive the highest quality legal advice and business solutions. www.nextlawnetwork.com
Dentons is the world’s first polycentric global law firm. A top 10 firm on the Acritas 2018 Global Elite Brand Index, the Firm is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value in new and inventive ways. Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge. Now the world’s largest law firm, Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in more than 165 locations serving 60-plus countries. www.dentons.com.