Molzahn, Rocco, Reed & Rouse, LLC
20 North Clark Street, Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone: (312) 917-1880
Direct Telephone: (312) 553-8642
Fax: (312) 917-1851
B.A. University of Illinois 1978; J.D .St. Louis University School of Law 1981.
Admitted to the Bar of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1981; Admitted to the Bar of 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1982; Admitted to the Bar of the State of Arizona 1988.
Representation of clients in personal injury and employment discrimination matters; Representation of clients in Commercial Litigation, including mechanics’ lien and breach of contract matters.
List of Representative Appellate
Alvarez v. Koby Machinery Co. (Ill. App. 1st Dist. 1987) Represented an employee of a company against the company in a products liability action arising out of the purchase of a mill used in the business. The case dealt with issues of chain of distribution and the subsequent purchase of the mill.
Empire Fire & Marine Insurance Company v. Clarendon Insurance Company, 267 Ill.App. 3d 1022, 642 N.E. 2d 790 ( Ill. App. 1st Dist 1994) Represented an insurance company in a declaratory judgment matter that sought a determination regarding primary insurance coverage for an automobile accident occurring when a “car hiker” employed by a second insured automobile dealership was involved in accident while returning vehicle to first automobile dealership.
Keller v. United States of America, 58 F.3d 1194 Represented a plaintiff in a Federal Tort Claims Act case against the Veterans’ Administration Hospital for a claimed failure to repair an aortic aneurysm.
First Specialty Insurance Company v. Chadha, unreported, First District Appellate docket no. 01-3295. Represented a plaintiff on a declaratory judgment complaint on a jeweler’s block policy of insurance, arguing against the company’s position that it did not afford coverage for the defendants’ claim that certain jewelry was stolen at a jewelry show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
List of Representative Clients: Mid-American Elevator Company, Anderson Elevator Company, Elevator Industries of Illinois, Jeffrey Elevator Company, Imperial Elevator Company, Lakeland Larsen Elevator Company, Suburban Elevator Company, Metroplex, Inc.