Toni Helton concentrates her practice in business litigation, including trial level and appellate work on behalf of corporate clients in a variety of state and federal commercial matters including antitrust, intellectual property, class action, jurisdictional issues, various tort and contract issues, insurance coverage issues, and various other business-related issues. In addition, Toni counsels clients on a variety of issues including international trade regulations, and antitrust compliance policies, including conformance with U.S. antitrust laws at industry meetings.
19 Jun Press
Devon Eggert and Tonita Helton were mentioned as counsel for the official committee of unsecured creditors concerning the reorganization plan for Choice Genetics USA LLC.
27 Feb News
The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reported today that: "The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to reconsider a ruling that handed a victory to two Canadian mining companies accused of violating antitrust law in a $500 million lawsuit filed by American purchasers of sulfuric acid."
16 Jan News
On January 4, 2013, Circuit Judge Kathleen Pantle of the Circuit Court of Cook County ordered that the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago pay our client, NM Project Company LLC, $36.4 million dollars in damages for delaying construction of the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago, Magnificent Mile for a period of eighteen months.
16 Jan News
On December 27, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit finally put to rest a nearly decade-long feud between U.S. purchasers of sulfuric acid who sought $500 million from two of Canada’s most well-known mining companies, affirming the trial court’s December 22, 2011 judgment in the defendants’ favor.
19 May News
On May 19, 2009, a 27-page opinion issued by the Circuit Court of Cook County vindicated, in unambiguous terms, Prism Development Company’s rights on almost every count, thereby allowing their development of a 40-story tower at Michigan Avenue and Erie Street, in downtown Chicago.