Nationally Recognized

Trial Lawyers

Franchise & Business Litigation


An independent trial practice law firm based in Chicago representing clients in substantial cases in Illinois and across the country. We concentrate in franchise & dealership disputes, business litigation, professional liability, and select civil rights and employment cases. We consistently earn superior results for our clients in courtrooms, arbitrations, or on appeal – and at the bargaining table.

We Try More Franchise & Dealership Cases Than Most Other Law Firms.

Experienced. Aggressive. Creative. Efficient.

Lead Attorney Carmen D. Caruso has over 30 years of experience and has tried nearly 50 cases to decision in jury or bench trials, arbitrations, and evidentiary hearings. He has recovered millions of dollars and obtained substantial injunctive relief for plaintiffs and achieved comparable results for defense clients in a broad range of cases, and consistently earns the respect of judges, arbitrators and opposing counsels.

Practice Areas

Franchise & Distribution

Business Litigation

Professional Liability

Civil Rights


Special Cases


Appellate Practice

E-Discovery Services

Winning The Case Begins With The First Phone Call
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We Simplify Complex Cases

We reject the term “complex litigation.” In any case that your business might face, we cut through the fog and streamline our presentation to persuade judges, juries, arbitrators, or mediators – and the decision-makers on the other side.

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