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Vincent L. DiTommaso

Partner

In 1987, Vincent DiTommaso co-founded DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle. He has forged DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle into a firm specializing in consumer fraud, lemon law and class actions. Over two and half decades, Vincent has acted as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous consumer class actions that have had a national impact. The Illinois Attorney General appointed Vincent to act as a Special Assistant Attorney General to represent the Treasurer of the State of Illinois. The Chief Judge of DuPage County selected Vincent to be among the first group of Certified Court Appointed Mediators. He has given seminars to train judges in mediation techniques. As a member of the DuPage Judicial Evaluation committee, Vincent assisted in the evaluation and selection of judges. National, Chicago and DuPage Legal Assistance Foundations have given Vincent commendations for providing them with substantial awards from certain consumer class actions. He received a BA from the University of Illinois in 1979, and his law degree with Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1982. To review Vincent's full resume for a description of the cases he has worked on click here.

Education

Juris Doctor, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1982
With Honors

Bachelor of Arts, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, 1979
Major: Political Science
Major: Philosophy

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Illinois, 1982
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Chicago Bar Association
Class Action Committee

DuPage County Bar Association
Member Since: 2001 - 2002
Committee Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Justinian Society of Lawyers
Member Since: 2001
Past President

Justinian Society of Lawyers
Member Since: 2001 - 2002
Member, Executive Committee

DuPage Judicial Evaluation Committee

Counsel for Illinois State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka
Special Assistant Attorney General

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation

Certification/Specialties:
Court Appointed Mediator
Representative Cases:
In re: Baldwin-United Corporation Litigation
In re: Storage Technology Corp. Securities Litigation
In re: Beatrice Companies, Inc. Litigation
L.I. Rothschild v. Continental Illinois Corporation, et.al.
Isadore Spring v. Continental Corporation, et.al.
In re: Illinois Bell Switching Station Litigation
Barbara Nale v. Larry Faul Oldsmobile - GMAC
Erickson v. Ameritech
Stamos v. Prime Cable of Chicago (Circuit Court Cook County 1999)
Marszalek v. Mutimedia (Circuit Court of Kane County 1998)
Beckman v. Triax (Circuit Court of Kane County 2000)
Chmils v. TCI, Circuit Court of Cook County (1999)
Burch v. United Cable Television of Baltimore Ltd, 732 A2d 887 (Md. 1999)
District Cablevision Ltd. Partnership v. Bassin, 2003 WL 21664513 (D.C.)
TCI Cablevision of Dallas, Inc. v. Owens, 8 SW3d 837 (Tex. 2000)
Hill v. Galaxy, 184 FRD 82, & 176FSupp2d 636 (ND Miss. 1999)
Time-Warner v. Whiteman, 802 NE2d 886 (Ind Sup Ct. 2004)
Dua v. Comcast Cable of Maryland, Inc., 805 A2d 1061 (Md. 2002)
Maisonette v. Comcast
Leiner v. Century (Circuit Court of DuPage County)
Erickson v. Ameritech (Circuit Court of Cook County 2004)
Johnson v. US Bank (Circuit Court of Dupage County 2004)
Sampson v. Western Sierra, 2004 WL 406992 (Federal Court, Northern District of Illinois 2004)
Ramsell v. Infinity Broadcasting (Circuit Court of DuPage County 2004)
Dale v. Daimler Chrysler Corporation, 2006 WL 1792414 (Circuit Court of Boone County 2006)
Hyde v. Aspen Marketing Services, Inc. (Federal District Court of Maryland)
Crandall v. Mobile Management Co., Inc.et al, Circuit Court Lake County Illinois
Walsh v. Suisse Bancorp, Inc., Circuit Court of DuPage County
Telecommunications Network Design v. Paradise Distributing, Circuit Court of Cook
Krey v. Aspen Marketing Services, Inc. (Federal District Court Northern District of Illinois)
Grace v. Aspen Marketing Services, Inc. (Federal District Court Northern District of Illinois)
Connolly v. Aspen Marketing Services, Inc. (Federal District Court Northern District of Illinois)
Terrill v. Hilton, 788 NE2d 789 (2nd Dist. 2003)
Berhauser v. Glen Ellyn Dodge, 683 NE2d 1194 (2nd Dist 1997)
Wendt v. Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, Inc., 1998 WL 34080936 (2nd Dist 1998)
Sundance Homes, Inc. v. County of DuPage, 746 NE2d 254 (2nd Dist. 2001)
In re: Owens v. TCI Cablevision of Dallas (District Court of Jefferson County Texas, 172 Judicial District)
In re: Rowe v. CoxCom, Superior Court of Arizona
In re: Littell v. Telecommunications, Inc.
In re: Unfried v. Charter Communications, Inc.
Hill v. Galaxy, 184 FRD 82, & 176FSupp2d 636 (ND Miss. 2001)
Classes/Seminars Taught
Trial Practice Skills, University of Chicago Law School Mandel Legal Aid Clinic
Honors and Awards
First Cy Pres Award, DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation
DePaul University College of Law Moot Court Judge, 1982 - 1984
2010, 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers in Class Action, Business Litigation and Consumer Litigation Practice Areas
2010, 2011 Illinois Leading Lawyers Network in Class Action, Business Litigation and Consumer Litigation Practice Areas