BFKN is pleased to announce the addition of John Andreasen to the Litigation Group. John concentrates his practice on a wide range of complex litigation matters. He has extensive knowledge in executing strategy for litigation matters in State, Federal, and Bankruptcy Courts. John has experience in various stages of litigation and strategic decision-making, including drafting and responding to written discovery, appearing in court on behalf of clients, and drafting motions, pleadings, objections, retention applications, and fee applications.
Prior to joining BFKN, John clerked for Judge Deborah Thorne of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. John then worked as an associate in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice Group at a Chicago law firm. While there, he counseled clients on and litigated complex bankruptcy, contract, corporate, and other commercial matters.
"We are thrilled to welcome John Andreasen to our strong team of litigators and trial lawyers. John’s experience as a clerk on the United States bankruptcy court and his time working on complex bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters make him a great fit and addition to our team." — Maile Hitomi Solís, Co-Chair, Litigation Group
BFKN's trial lawyers have managed thousands of commercial 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. The diverse experience of the trial lawyers at BFKN positions our clients with an attorney experienced in the particular area of law to minimize our clients' exposure and maximize their recovery at trial. The firm's structure and staffing philosophy allow us to achieve our clients' business goals through an efficient litigation process.