Lawyers at DBMS successfully litigate a wide variety of civil cases and argue appeals in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the country.

Commercial Litigation

Dominion Nutrition v. Defendant Corporation

12/01/2006
Client:

Defendant Corporation

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense

Synopsis:

J. Kent Mathewson represented the defendant against allegations of unfair competition in the food industry.  The matter began as a jury trial before Judge Richard Posner, sitting by designation in the Northern District of Illinois.  During the trial, because of perceived juror misconduct, the case was converted to a bench trial.  At the conclusion of evidence and following closing arguments, Judge Posner ruled in favor of the defendant on all counts.