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Robert L. Dawidiuk

Robert L. Dawidiuk

The Collins Law Firm, P.C.
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Appeals & Appellate...
  • Division of Banking, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Illinois, New York
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Summary

Rob is a Partner at The Collins Law Firm, chairing its Banking & Financial Department. Rob focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and corporate clients in commercial banking and real estate litigation and transactions. Rob also serves as special counsel for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Rob is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, Northern District of Illinois, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also litigated in the federal and state courts of Virginia, Texas, California, Indiana and Wisconsin. Rob's representative clients include: • MB Financial Bank, N.A. • First Midwest Bank • First National Bank of Brookfield • Heartland Bank and Trust • Metropolitan Bank Group and Archer Bank • Republic Bank • American Heartland Bank • Allied First Bank • Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company • Edgebrook Bank • FDIC • Hoist Liftruck Mfg., Inc. • Continuum Data Centers, LLC • American Association of Utility Auditors, Inc.

Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D.
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Activities: Law Review Member, Council of Higher Education scholarship recipient, Order of John Marshall, Judicial Extern Clerk to the Honorable John K. Madden in Cook County Chancery Court.
Northeastern Illinois University
B.A.
Professional Experience
Partner
The Collins Law Firm, P.C.
- Current
Rob’s recent successes include: • Represented lender in documentation of $55 million syndicated credit facility • Represented international company for its $900 million manufacturing contract • Won summary judgment on $10 million claim on behalf of commercial bank • Part of team securing settlement valued in excess of $35 million on behalf of luxury condominium owners, in out-of-state arbitration • Negotiated with Chinese equity group for development of $25 million commercial real estate development in DuPage County • Obtained class certification in $40 million ERISA litigation involving a lender, with co-counsel in United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois • The documentation of over $200 million in restructured credit facilities on behalf of the Firm’s lending clients, facilitating renovation and growth in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, and Will County • In representation of borrower, negotiated and documented $8 million credit refinance with out-of-state bank • The dismissal of a lawsuit against bank, in which another lender sought over $1.5 million from the sale of the client’s branch • Defeated a temporary restraining order seeking to freeze more than $500,000 of assets of a manufacturing client, allowing the client to continue operating its facilities • Dismissed case asserting contract, fraud, warranty, and tort claims seeking damages exceeding $875,000, plus attorneys’ fees, from an international manufacturing client • Obtained dismissal, with prejudice, of a shareholder derivative suit seeking $30 million from former bank directors • Dismissed, with prejudice, lawsuit seeking $4 million from former bank director • Dismissed, with prejudice, lawsuit seeking damages in the amount of $3.5 million for breach of fiduciary duty against bank director and officer
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois # 6282717
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Division of Banking, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Illinois
New York
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Environmental Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Robert L. Dawidiuk's Website Profile
Website
The Collins Law Firm, P.C. Website
Blog
Illinois Personal Injury Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
The Collins Law Firm, P.C.
1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
USA
Telephone: (630) 527-1595 Ext. 232
Fax: (630) 527-1193