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Motor Vehicle & Litigation Groups Continue Strategic Growth

Barack Ferrazzano Welcomes Partner Maile Solís

Update:  Maile's addition to the Firm featured in Crain's Chicago Business "People on the Move" section from October 17, 2016.


Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to announce Maile H. Solís has joined the Firm as a partner in its Motor Vehicle and Litigation Groups. She has nearly two decades of experience in complex commercial litigation, litigating matters involving fiduciary duty, contractual, insurance coverage and employment discrimination disputes throughout the country.

Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Maile served as Assistant General Counsel of Litigation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, where she managed and directed complex commercial litigation filed against the Company, prepared and defended executives for deposition and trial, counseled the business on litigation and other risk, and recommended approaches to minimize such risk. In addition, as a partner at Grippo & Elden, Maile ran and managed a series of the firm’s most complex commercial litigation from discovery through resolution by favorable settlement, trial, alternative dispute resolution and appeal, including serving as liaison counsel for more than 100+ defendants in multidistrict litigation filed against directors, officers, advisors and shareholders.

"Maile's wealth of experience leading and managing high-stakes, multi-defendant complex litigation, combined with her valuable in-house experience is a great benefit to Barack Ferrazzano. We look forward to her playing a key role within our Firm as we continue our expansion of our Motor Vehicle and Litigation Groups." - Randall L. Oyler, Motor Vehicle Group Co-Chair

Update:  Maile's addition to the Firm featured in Crain's Chicago Business "People on the Move" section from October 17, 2016.

About the Motor Vehicle Group

The Motor Vehicle Group works with automotive, truck, motorcycle and powersports manufacturers across the country and around the world to implement market representation and development initiatives, litigate protests and lawsuits, and develop effective dealer agreements, standards, and policies. Our attorneys are knowledgeable and creative strategic partners. Whether litigating, counseling, or negotiating transactions on behalf of our clients, we bring to the table extensive in-depth knowledge of the motor vehicle industry and exceptional legal ability, a combination that uniquely positions us to help our clients efficiently and effectively solve difficult problems and achieve their business objectives.

About Barack Ferrazzano's Litigation Group

Barack Ferrazzano trial lawyers have handled a variety of cases, including disputes concerning: securities and derivative securities; contracts; motor vehicle franchises; trade secrets; licensing disputes; consumer class actions; real estate; professional liability; civil RICO and conspiracy actions; director and officer matters; negligence and product liability; bankruptcy and creditors' rights; and bank regulatory and other financial disputes. We represent a diverse group of businesses in resolving these disputes. A litigation team is assembled for each assignment based on the skill and style required for that engagement. The Firm's efficient structure and staffing philosophy allow us to craft efficient teams designed to bring the strongest talent possible to every challenge.

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