Chicago, Illinois 60654-5313
James D. Dasso is a partner and trial lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Dasso focuses his practice on disputes relating to business acquisitions (such as fraud, breach of contract, working capital, purchase price adjustment and earnout cases); intellectual property lawsuits (involving patent, trademark, copyright and licensing issues); product liability and food and drug contamination claims; and other commercial lawsuits, including breach of contract and business tort.
Mr. Dasso has nearly three decades of experience in presenting complex scientific, technical and business cases to judges, juries and arbitration panels around the United States. He has appeared in lawsuits and arbitrations pending in nineteen different states from Alaska to Florida and California to New York, as well as in the District of Columbia.
Before joining Foley, he clerked for the Honorable J. Edward Lumbard, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
|Areas of Practice||1) Appellate, 2) IP Litigation, 3) Patent Litigation, 4) Private Equity & Venture Capital, 5) Trademark and 6) Copyright & Advertising Litigation|
|Law School||The University of Michigan Law School|
|Education||University of Oregon (B.S.,)|
|Bar Member / Association||the State Bar of Illinois|
|Most recent firm||Foley & Lardner LLP|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.