Some Of Our Recent Successes and Firm News

September 2017 - Tarpey Wix Settles ADEA/Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Suit

Representing the plaintiff, Tarpey Wix obtained a favorable settlement in an age discrimination suit which also involved the failure to pay earned commissions to our client. Tarpey Wix filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the defendant had terminated our client, who was over the age of 40, in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and that the defendant violated the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act by failing to pay commissions on sales occurring post-termination under the procuring cause doctrine. 

June 2017 - Tarpey Wix Welcomes Experienced Commercial Litigator to the Team

Tarpey Wix is pleased to announce that Matthew Showel has joined the firm as Partner. As a seasoned commercial litigator with a successful track record, Matt has represented companies and individuals across a wide range of practice areas including commercial real estate, partnership disputes, construction, contract, trade secrets, fiduciary, employment, financial, regulatory, securities, and bankruptcy claw-back matters.

June 2017 Tarpey Wix Sponsors Hole at the Fred Jackson Annual Golf Classic

Tarpey Wix had the opportunity to sponsor a hole at the Fred Jackson Annual Golf Classic which benefits the Friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Foundation. All proceeds from the tournament go directly toward the enhancement of the Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Department’s programs and services for the enrichment of families in the community.

March 2017 - Sterling Bay Awarded All Attorneys’ Fees After Trial Victory by Tarpey Wix

After a unanimous verdict in Sterling Bay’s favor on all claims relating to the development and subsequent sale of Loyola’s Burr Ridge Medical Center, led by the trial team of Dan Tarpey and Dave Wix, the Court found that Sterling Bay was entitled to recover all of its attorneys’ fees, an amount in excess of $1.2 million, incurred in prevailing on all claims at issue in the five years of contentious litigation.

March 2017 – Tarpey Wix Prevails in an Arbitration Involving a Commercial Development Dispute

Representing the defendant/counter-plaintiff in a commercial development dispute regarding the build-out of a beauty salon, Tarpey Wix prevailed on its counterclaim in favor of the beauty salon owner against the commercial landlord.

March 2016 - Tarpey Wix Recovers $1.2 Million on Behalf of Developer of Software Used by NFL Teams

After filing lawsuits in two federal courts – one in South Bend, Indiana and the other in Boston, Massachusetts – the firm resolved litigation against the defendant companies which were alleged to owe royalties to Tarpey Wix’s client pursuant to a license agreement. Under the agreement, the defendants were granted the exclusive rights to software developed by the firm’s client and used by several NFL teams to scout college and other professional football players.