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Mr. Roth is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He has a broad practice in civil litigation, including such areas as professional liability, environmental law, products liability and commercial litigation. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts and has argued appeals before the Illinois Appellate and Supreme Courts. In addition to various state and federal courts in Illinois, Mr. Roth has also handled litigation in various other states, including jury trials in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Mr. Roth has been named a Leading Lawyer. In 2005, Mr. Roth was named a member of the Arthur Gallagher Healthcare Advisory Board.
Notable Cases and Results:
Mr. Roth has tried numerous cases involving claimed catastrophic injuries and major property damage. He has successfully defended hospitals, doctors and other health care professionals in numerous cases alleging medical malpractice. Mr. Roth was lead trial counsel for defendants in the first three cases tried nationwide alleging injuries from exposure to manganese, all of which resulted in defense verdicts. Mr. Roth's toxic injury practice has also involved cases alleging exposure to asbestos, petroleum products, lead, nickel, chromium, ethylene oxide, silicates, and pesticides. He has also defended UST cases and environmental litigation arising from alleged ground, water and air contamination.
Supreme Court of the State of Illinois
United States District Court, Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
United States District Court, Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
Federal Trial Bar of the United States District Court
Year of Birth: 1952
Law School: Chicago-Kent College of Law--Illinois Institute of Technology,J.D.
Law School Honors/Involvement: With high honors
Undergraduate School: University of Iowa, B.B.A.
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Mr. Roth is a member of numerous other professional societies and frequently makes presentations to clients and other organizations.
Cassiday Schade LLP is a litigation firm. We have a broad base of litigation skills with specialization in a range of areas including: