Quist, Paula S.

77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692

Updated: 01/07/2014

Overview

Paula Quist has represented clients in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including product liability (medical devices, pharmaceutical products, and nutritional food products) actions, pharmaceutical patent disputes arising under the federal Hatch-Waxman Act, shareholder derivative suits, actions arising under state consumer fraud acts, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, actions arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the defense of commercial class...

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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Trial Practice
  • Product Liability & Tort Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Other Health Care Product Liability Litigati
  • Business and Tort Litigation (USA)

Representative Cases

  • Abbott Labs defends against product liability suit involving infant's alleged consumption of Abbott nutritional product in North Carolina hospital
  • Abbott Labs defends product liability allegations that infant's injuries arose from consumption of Abbott product in Tennessee hospital
  • Abbott prevails in contempt proceedings to enforce injunction prohibiting Apotex from obtaining FDA approval for generic version of DepakoteĀ®
  • Experian obtains dismissal of action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act in Utah
  • Experian obtains summary judgment in Illinois Fair Credit Reporting Act case
  • Experian wins summary judgment in action brought under Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Great Lakes REIT resolves shareholder action seeking to enjoin merger
  • Marcus & Millichap defends against breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and indemnity claims , (2009)
  • Mentor's summary judgment award by Illinois court in silicone breast implant product liability action is affirmed on appeal
  • Potash Corp. defends antitrust claims , (2009)
  • Proper interpretation of the Immigration and Nationality Act may permit client from Mexico adjustment of status , (2009)
  • Think Big Productions successfully resolves breach of contract action
  • Woodward Governor acquires MPC Products for $383 million , (2009)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2002
    J.D.
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Honors: With High Distinction
    Law Review: Nebraska Law Review, Managing Editor
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1998
    B.A.
    Honors: With High Distinction

Office Information

Address

77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692

Fax

  • (312) 782-8585

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