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In Memoriam
In Memoriam

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STEPHEN P. EISENBERG, a Founding Member of the Firm, was a graduate of Washington University (B.A.) and DePaul University College of Law (J.D.). Steve specialized in first party insurance claims, transportation and warehouse claims and large loss subrogation litigation. He served as chairman of the Illinois Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention, as a member of the Illinois Arson Advisory Board, as a member of the Illinois Arson Award Committee, as a member of the Illinois Fire Advisory Commission and as a member of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on the Fire Service.

Steve was co-author of the published monograph Civil RICO: The Insurers Fight Back. He is a frequent speaker on the subjects of coverage, policy forms, and transportation law. He often served as a panelist at the Property Loss Research Bureau's annual Claim Conference, has served as a member of the Conference Committee and the Affiliate Members Advisory Board. Steve participated in the research, drafting and implementation of Illinois’ “Arson Information Immunity Bill” and testified before the Illinois Legislature in support of anti-arson and other insurance related legislation.

Steve was a member of the Illinois Bar, the Wisconsin Bar, the Federal Trial Bar, the Appellate Bar for the Seventh United States Circuit Court of Appeals and the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.


Reported Decisions

Signicast, LLC v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co., 920 F. Supp. 2d 967 (E.D. Wis. February 1, 2013)

Non Typical, Inc. v. Transglobal Logistics Group Inc., 2012 WL 1910076 (E.D.Wis. May 28, 2012)

Ellis v. Coventry Capital I LLC, 2008 WL 4396349 (N.D.Ill. September 24, 2008)

Ash Grove Cement Co. v. Employers Ins. of Wausau, 530 F.Supp.2d 1199 (D.Kan. January 15, 2008)

Ash Grove Cement Co. v. Employers Ins. of Wausau, 246 F.R.D. 656 (D.Kan. October 19, 2007)

Ash Grove Cement Co. v. Employers Ins. of Wausau, 513 F.Supp.2d 1200 (D.Kan. October 03, 2007)

Ash Grove Cement v. Employers Ins. of Wausau, 2007 WL 2333350 (D.Kan. August 16, 2007)

Ash Grove Cement Co. v. Wausau Ins. Co., 2007 WL 689576 (D.Kan. March 01, 2007)

Central Mut. Ins. Co.v. Useong Intern., Ltd., 394 F.Supp.2d 1043 (N.D. Ill. October 3, 2005)

Sompo Japan Ins. Inc. v. Nippon Cargo Airlines Co., 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25931 (N.D. Ill. December 15, 2004)

Lustig v. Brown, 2004 WL 1244147 (N.D.Ill. June 03, 2004)

Amica Mut. Ins. V. Henderson, 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS (N.D. Ill. Jan. 9, 2003)

Tokio Marine & Fire Ins. Group v. J.J. Phoenix Exp., Ltd., 156 F.Supp.2d 889 (N.D.Ill. March 30, 2001)

Nieman Marcus Group, Inc. v. Quast Transfer, Inc., 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9564 (N.D. Ill. June 17, 1999)

Lexington Ins. Co. v. Reliance Ins. Co., 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8647 (E.D. La. June 15, 1995)

Williams v. Prudential Property and Cas. Ins. Co., 585 N.E.2d 1110 (Ill.App. 2nd Dist. January 15, 1992)

Matter of Fernstrom Storage and Van Co., 938 F.2d 731 (7th Cir.(Ill.) July 25, 1991)

Hayes-Albion Corp. v. Whiting Corp., 459 N.W.2d 47 (Mich.App. July 02, 1990)

1000 Condominium Ass’n v. Carrier Corp., 180 Ill.App.3d 467 (N.D. Ill. March 10, 1989)

Tobolt v. Allstate Ins. Co., 393 N.E.2d 1171 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. August 6, 1979)