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Managing Partner

Rooks Pitts

Direct Phone: (312) ***-****       

Rooks Pitts

10 South Wacker Drive Suite 2300

Chicago, Illinois 60606

United States

Company Description

Firmly rooted in the business community of metropolitan Chicago since 1897, Rooks Pitts has participated in shaping the development of the Midwest. The firm was founded on work performed for the first regional railroads and steel companies and today is am ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Claims Journal

Lawyer
MSI

Affiliations

Board Member
Prentice Women's Hospital

Member, Executive Board
Dykema Gossett PLLC

Board Member
Chamber Committees

Office Managing Member
Rosa M.Tumialán

Member
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Member
American Bar Association

Board Member
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Member
Illinois Bar Association

Member
Chicago Bar Association

Executive Board Member
World Services Group

Member of the Executive Committee
Automation Alley companies

Member
University Club

Board Member
Mercy Housing Lakefront

Board Member
Friends

Member
Contact

Member of Office
Litigation Department and Office Managing Member of the Firm

Board Member
Lakefront Media Inc

Education

B.B.A.

University of Notre Dame

J.D.

Notre Dame Law School

J.D.

University of Notre Dame

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WSG - Press Releases

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Michael C. Borders, managing partner of Rooks Pitts who will serve as managing partner of the combined firm's Chicago office, noted that while many firms have courted Rooks Pitts in recent years, Dykema Gossett was the first to offer a highly compatible culture and a strategic vision beyond a mere broader geographic platform."We have been approached a number of times in recent years due to our solid financial performance and quality lawyers," said Borders.


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Michael C. Borders
Contact Information
10 South Wacker, Suite 2300Chicago, IL 60606Voice: 312-627-2154Direct Fax: 866-244-1596mborders@rookspitts.com
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Michael C. Borders, the Firm's managing partner, represents clients in a wide variety of litigation and litigation related matters including defending manufacturers in product liability, personal injury and commercial litigation, and representation of insurers in coverage disputes.
Legal Experience
Mike joined the firm in 1981.Mike's recent litigation experience has included the relatively unique representation of parents sued as the result of alleged crimes committed by their children.One lawsuit has resulted in repeat appearances on local and national television, including 60 Minutes.Over the years he has represented clients in a wide variety of litigation-related matters, including:
defending domestic and foreign manufacturers in product liability suits including manufacturers of a variety of industrial tools, presses, trucks, water heaters, adhesives and other industrial and consumer products; defending corporations and individuals, directly or through retention by an insurance carrier, in a variety of personal injury litigation; defending and prosecuting non-personal injury litigation, including breach of contract, employment agreements, insurance coverage disputes, civil rights and various commercial disputes.
Mike has acted as national counsel to a manufacturer of industrial products, supervising its litigation throughout the United States.This includes selecting and supervising counsel as well as advising on the trial or settlement of claims.In addition, Mike advises clients in minimizing litigation exposure and on the legal implications of business decisions.
Mike has represented a number of prominent insurance companies with insurance coverage issues, including prosecuting and defending declaratory judgment and bad faith suits as well as consulting on the most appropriate course of action to resolve complex coverage issues.
Mike is a member of the federal trial bar, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and has successfully tried lawsuits and argued appeals in both federal and state courts.He has acted as an arbitrator and has successfully represented clients in controversies submitted to arbitration or alternative dispute resolution.
Background
A native of Tell City, Indiana, Mike attended the University of Notre Dame, receiving a B.A. with a concentration in finance in 1977.He received his J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School in 1981, where he received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for distinction in the art of advocacy.He is a member of the University Club of Chicago, the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Illinois & Chicago Bar Associations as well as the American Bar Association and its sections on Litigation, Tort and Insurance Practice and the committees on Products, General Liability and Consumer Law and Insurance Coverage Litigation.He resides in Chicago, IL with his wife, Nancy, who is also a practicing attorney, and their two daughters.


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Michael C. Borders

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Michael C. Borders
Contact Information
10 South Wacker, Suite 2300Chicago, IL 60606Voice: 312-627-2154Direct Fax: 866-244-1596mborders@rookspitts.com
...
Michael C. Borders, the Firm's managing partner, represents clients in a wide variety of litigation and litigation related matters including defending manufacturers in product liability, personal injury and commercial litigation, and representation of insurers in coverage disputes.
Legal Experience
Mike joined the firm in 1981.Mike's recent litigation experience has included the relatively unique representation of parents sued as the result of alleged crimes committed by their children.One lawsuit has resulted in repeat appearances on local and national television, including 60 Minutes.Over the years he has represented clients in a wide variety of litigation-related matters, including:
defending domestic and foreign manufacturers in product liability suits including manufacturers of a variety of industrial tools, presses, trucks, water heaters, adhesives and other industrial and consumer products; defending corporations and individuals, directly or through retention by an insurance carrier, in a variety of personal injury litigation; defending and prosecuting non-personal injury litigation, including breach of contract, employment agreements, insurance coverage disputes, civil rights and various commercial disputes.
Mike has acted as national counsel to a manufacturer of industrial products, supervising its litigation throughout the United States.This includes selecting and supervising counsel as well as advising on the trial or settlement of claims.In addition, Mike advises clients in minimizing litigation exposure and on the legal implications of business decisions.
Mike has represented a number of prominent insurance companies with insurance coverage issues, including prosecuting and defending declaratory judgment and bad faith suits as well as consulting on the most appropriate course of action to resolve complex coverage issues.
Mike is a member of the federal trial bar, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and has successfully tried lawsuits and argued appeals in both federal and state courts.He has acted as an arbitrator and has successfully represented clients in controversies submitted to arbitration or alternative dispute resolution.
Background
A native of Tell City, Indiana, Mike attended the University of Notre Dame, receiving a B.A. with a concentration in finance in 1977.He received his J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School in 1981, where he received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for distinction in the art of advocacy.He is a member of the University Club of Chicago, the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Illinois & Chicago Bar Associations as well as the American Bar Association and its sections on Litigation, Tort and Insurance Practice and the committees on Products, General Liability and Consumer Law and Insurance Coverage Litigation.He resides in Chicago, IL with his wife, Nancy, who is also a practicing attorney, and their two daughters.


About Friends of Prentice | Friends of Prentice

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Vice President, Secretary Michael C. Borders

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