Juris Kins has been a litigator for over 30 years, both in federal and state courts. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in complex antitrust litigation brought under federal and state antitrust statutes involving regulated and unregulated industries. He also has experience in a wide range of commercial litigation and arbitration, including breach of contract, fraud, securities fraud, labor law, patent infringement, RICO and unfair competition claims.

Education
  • J.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1969
  • M.S., Chem. Eng., University of Michigan, 1965
  • B.S., Chem. Eng. University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1964
Bar Admissions
  • State of Wisconsin (1969)
  • State of Illinois (1969)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern Districts of Illinois (1970) (Trial Bar, 1982)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (1981)
Professional Activities
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Latvian Bar Association
Articles and Presentations
  • "The Practical Use of Arbitration, A Litigator's View of Arbitration," presentation to the Chicago Bar Association, February 11, 1985
  • "Unfair Competition, Illinois Law and Practice," presented at ICCLE Seminar, Nov. 1979.
  • "Interference with Contract and Prospective Business Relations," (co-author). ICCLE Seminar, Nov. 1979.
  • Note, Dissipation of Patent Misuse, 1968 Wis.L.Rev. 918. Repr. in Patent Law Review, Vol. 1.
Reported Cases and Representative Matters
  • Stone v. Doerge, 328 F.3d 343 (7th Cir. 2003) (Arbitration, Securities Fraud).
  • Secretary of Labor v. S.A. Healy, 96 F.3d 906 (7th Cir. 1996) (OSHA).
  • Illinois v. Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co., 730 F.Supp. 826 (C.D.Ill. 1990), aff'd, 935 F.2d 1469 (7th Cir. 1991) (Antitrust).


jkins@davismcgrath.com
(312) 782-8477