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Christopher W. Niro

Christopher W. Niro represents individuals and entrepreneurs, as well as mid-size companies and multinationals to address their business and intellectual property challenges and grow their portfolios.  He has extensive experience with all aspects of intellectual property litigation in both State and Federal trial and appellate courts.  He advises his clients with regards to patents, trademarks,   Continue Reading »

Joe Marconi Discusses Computer Forensics in Trade Secret Litigation with HaystackID

The use of computer forensics in trade secret litigation was the focus of a recent interview between Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Joseph R. Marconi, and Lee Neubecker, chief information security officer at HaystackID. Joe and Lee have worked together several times over the years on various trade secret litigation and other matters.  Please click here   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell Welcomes Carlos A. Vera

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American Overseas Group EVP and GC, Patricia A. Ryan, Joins Johnson & Bell

Johnson & Bell, Ltd. announced today that Patricia A. Ryan has joined the firm as a Shareholder.  Ms. Ryan comes to the firm from American Overseas Group Limited (AOREF), a Bermuda insurance holding company, where she served as executive vice president and general counsel for the holding company and operating entities since 2013.  She will   Continue Reading »

Patricia A. Ryan

Patricia A. Ryan focuses on insurance regulatory, transactional and risk management issues.  She is a former insurance company executive with extensive and diversified experience delivering legal counsel and practical business solutions to her clients.  Ms. Ryan represents clients in the financial services and insurance industries, including property and casualty insurers, captive insurers and reinsurers, producers,   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell Welcomes Patricia A. Ryan

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Marconi, Pioli and Ryndak Secure Defense Verdict in $4M Patent Infringement and Trade Secret Case

In a major defense jury verdict in Chicago Federal court on Friday, June 24, 2016, Johnson & Bell’s Commercial Litigation team of Joseph R. Marconi, Victor J. Pioli and Peter R. Ryndak successfully defended Crimson AV, LLC against charges of patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets.  In a case tried to a jury and   Continue Reading »

John D. Malarkey

A seasoned litigator and transactional attorney, John D. Malarkey concentrates his practice in real estate and commercial transactions. Mr. Malarkey represents clients in mortgage and tax foreclosures including workout strategies for lenders, developers and property owners. Further, he works on cases involving lease and contract enforcement, eminent domain and zoning procedures. His clients include both   Continue Reading »

Christopher J. Grabarek

Christopher J. Grabarek focuses his practice on health care and insurance coverage defense, with an emphasis on the defense of medical malpractice claims against hospitals, physicians and other health care providers. He has tried cases throughout Northern Indiana involving medical malpractice and civil litigation, and is uniquely qualified to guide clients through the challenges and complexities of the litigation process.   Continue Reading »

Marconi, Ryndak Defeat $1.7M Finder's Fee Claim

Johnson & Bell Shareholders, Joseph R. Marconi and Peter R. Ryndak, successfully defended a home healthcare provider against an alleged breach of contract claim. Plaintiff claimed that it was entitled to a $1.7 million finder’s fee in exchange for information that led to a $5 million per year VA contract. Prior to any disclosure of   Continue Reading »
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