Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC - Chicago, IL
Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC Law Firm Overview
Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC’s attorneys have been helping individuals, institutional investors and businesses resolve complex legal disputes for over thirty years. The primary focus of our litigation practice is in the areas of business and financial disputes, securities fraud and class action litigation, antitrust, commercial litigation and partnership or shareholder disputes. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants, in state and federal court, in class actions, individual litigation and in arbitration proceedings.
Guin Stokes & Evans LLC's expertise in complex financial litigation has been recognized by national financial media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The Bond Buyer, Bloomberg Financial News, Barron’s, Forbes, Money, and SmartMoney, all of whom have sought and quoted our input on such topics as the intricacies and risks of derivative securities, legislation affecting securities markets, class action procedures, and liabilities of banks and professionals involved in bond issues. Mr. Donaldson and Mr. Guin were the subject of a feature-length article in The Birmingham News, “City Law Firm Scoring Wins in Big Stakes Securities Cases,” (August 23, 1993).
Our lawyers have been involved in more than 130 reported decisions handed down by federal and state courts across the nation all the way to the United States Supreme Court (twice). We have testified twice before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee and have been invited to speak at seminars across the country. Our attorneys have exceptional academic backgrounds. Most were members of the editorial board of a Law Review or similar legal periodical during law school. Each has taught continuing legal education courses for other lawyers or guest-lectured at a law school. Three of our lawyers clerked for federal district court judges, another clerked for an Alabama Supreme Court justice, and another served as a clerk/extern with the California Court of Appeals. Every partner in the firm, and the firm as a whole, has received an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell. We also are a member of the “International Network of Boutique Law Firms” (www.inblf.com), an organization of highly credentialed boutique law firms, each of which has been identified as outstanding in the firm’s field.
- Business Litigation
- Securities Litigation
- Civil Litigation
- Antitrust Litigation
- 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Previous Law Firm Name
- Donaldson Guin & Slate, LLC, March 1, 1997
- Donaldson & Guin, LLC, January 1, 2001
Pro Bono Activities
- Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
300 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Offers Free Initial Consultation
GUIN STOKES & EVANS LLC
The Financial Center, 505 20th Street North, Suite 1000, Birmingham, Alabama 35203-4626
Feedback for Lawyers
Donaldson Guin attorneys have extensive experience representing business owners and their companies in a variety of disputes including: Shareholder Disputes, Fraudulent Sales of Business non-compete agreements and Employment Litigation.
We have represented many individual investors in arbitrations against stock brokers. We have successfully brought claims for sales of "unsuitable" securities, sales of unregistered securities, and unauthorized trading.
We have worked with many individuals to secure and disputes intellectual property issues including: Internet Domain Disputes and Copyright & Trademark Infringement.
We have served as Lead Counsel in dozens of securities fraud class actions, ERISA/pension benefit class actions involving securities fraud, and large-scale individual cases arising from investment losses caused by fraud or other violations.
D&G has served in leadership positions on behalf of our business clients in a number of antitrust cases across the nation. Our cases may involve horizontal price-fixing, monopolization, price discrimination or other anti-competitive conduct.