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Obtained a defense verdict after an arbitration on behalf of one of the nation's largest long term care providers in case involving the development of a Stage III sacral deep tissue injury. The Plaintiff alleged that the nursing standards of care...
One of our clients, a grocery store chain, experienced an attack on its point of sale system that resulted in a theft of customer payment card information. Our team worked with the client from the moment the breach was discovered to investigate the...
Our client, a vendor for the State of Wisconsin, was involved in the inadvertent disclosure of the Social Security numbers of more than 700,000 Wisconsin taxpayers. Our team worked with the client during the highly publicized incident to...
Our team assisted a large health care system with a security incident involving malware attacking its computer systems. We helped the client obtain outside experts for its investigation using our contacts in the industry and developed a...
The federal Office for Civil Rights (OCR) investigates possible HIPAA violations. In 2015, a health care client received an OCR investigation request regarding a patient complaint. We assisted the client by reviewing the alleged incident, the...
Our attorneys have assisted hundreds of clients with HIPAA privacy and security matters. We maintain model policies and procedures and related forms, such as business associate agreements. We have also trained clients on these rules. For example,...
Our team advised a Midwestern dairy cooperative in connection with the development and implementation of its “Bring Your Own Device” technology policy and with implementation of a data retention and destruction program.
Our team assisted a client purchasing a business with U.S. and overseas locations with the handling of employee data transfers and with a transition services agreement through which data would be processed.
Our team assisted in the development of several health information exchanges for integrated delivery systems and affiliated providers. We performed an analysis of federal and state privacy laws to determine the use and disclosure restrictions...
Our team guided a client establishing U.S. and European e-commerce websites by preparing the necessary privacy policy, terms of use, and terms of sale.
Our client, the owner of a downtown office tower with a glass curtain wall system had significant leakage problems throughout the building. The curtain wall contractor was applying band-aid solutions that were not working. The tenants (in a...
A national bank needed help addressing a Borrower default involving tens of millions of dollars involving multiple, cross-collateralized properties. In addition, it was anticipated that the U.S. government was likely going to assert numerous lien...
On behalf of the industry leader in small - and medium - class space and rocket systems, Rick negotiated the agreement for the development and transfer of rights of the company's Transfer Orbit Stage rocket.
Rick negotiated the commercial sponsorship agreements for the opening of the John G. Shedd oceanarium in Chicago.
Rick has negotiated licenses for such works as the Littlest Angel, the Home Alone motion pictures, New York Times best sellers, the works of L. Frank Baum and The Black Stallion. Rick has represented both authors and publishers in negotiating...
We represented the bankruptcy trustee in the bankruptcy of a leading developer of nano-technology, managing the sizable portfolio of intellectual property assets through the bankruptcy and positioning the portfolio for sale.
Quarles & Brady does not work only for large clients. We also represent small businesses, often belonging to individuals and families. For example, we recently helped a multi-generational family-owned business to negotiate and execute on...
Representing Serta, the Quarles & Brady trademark team helped create and develop the Vera Wang and Trump mattress brands by negotiating licenses for the fashion designer’s and real estate tycoon’s names and trademarks. The brands...
On behalf of a leading hardware manufacturer, the Quarles & Brady trademark team negotiated an exclusive sales agreement with a major big box retailer. The deal leveraged our client’s significant brand strength in its product category into...
For a major food manufacturer, the Quarles & Brady trademark team helped to promote their C-Store and retail brands through successful sweepstakes, contests, and loyalty programs, and have worked with this client to structure a wide range of other...
We assisted a major Milwaukee-area manufacturer in negotiating significant changes to its labor agreement with the United Automobile Workers. These involved streamlining leave procedures, reducing overtime costs, and eliminating retiree...
Just as the economy collapsed in 2008, Rick negotiated an exclusive big box retailer agreement for a consumer product manufacturer that significantly expanded its shelf space and grew its business while its competitors' businesses...
Obtaining summary judgment and successfully arguing on appeal the first disability discrimination case in the 11th Circuit involving an HIV-positive health care worker—establishing a pro-employer test for future cases. The plaintiff was...
Quarles & Brady obtained an emergency injunction restricting a former sales manager of a major international consumer products company from using or disclosing confidential information and trade secrets, and compelling production of all computer...
Compelling arbitration and obtaining the summary dismissal, later upheld on appeal, of wrongful discharge claims by a former manager at a national insurance company who was terminated after what he contended was a shoddy investigation into workplace...
Quarles & Brady prevented the imposition of injunctive relief in a case brought by two terminated engineers who claimed that their former employer, an experimental biotechnology company, had falsified data and submissions to regulatory...