Mr. Rudnick represents individuals and large national and international companies in providing business advice, counsel and dispute resolution in a wide variety of contexts. In particular, Mr. Rudnick represents plaintiffs and defendants nationwide in class action, corporate, commercial, consumer fraud, general civil, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and mediations. Mr. Rudnick has been involved in all phases of litigation, including extensive discovery, substantive motion practice, trials and appeals.
His experience as an attorney also includes representing parties in nationwide securities fraud class actions. Notably, Mr. Rudnick represented Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in the Enron class action securities litigation and related proceedings. He also has extensive experience representing commercial policyholders in recovering insurance proceeds from their insurers.
Mr. Rudnick serves as an arbitrator for FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, formerly known as the NASD or National Association of Securities Dealers) where he and panels of two other arbitrators decide the outcome of disputes between investors and securities brokers and dealers.
He has provided extensive pro bono representation of improperly-expelled school children in conjunction with the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, and with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. In addition, in his spare time, he is a volunteer at the Lincoln Park Community Homeless Shelter.
Mr. Rudnick served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Justice Joseph Gordon, Illinois Appellate Court, 1st District, where he drafted opinions in appeals arising from complex civil and criminal trial court decisions.
Mr. Rudnick earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, and his law degree with honors and on a full scholarship from the John Marshall Law School, where he was on the law review and moot court.
Areas of Practice
- Class Action Lawsuits
- Commercial Litigation
- Business Litigation
- Consumer Rights / Fraud
- General Civil Litigation
- Complex Litigation
- New York
- Washington, D.C.
- John Marshall Law School
- Cum Laude, Juris Doctor — 1995
- Law Review:The John Marshall Law Review, Staff Editor, 1993-1995
- Dean’s List
- Full Scholarship
- Moot Court
- University of Chicago
- B.A., Political Science — 1990
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Chicago Bar Association, Member
- NAACP and ACLU, Member