Craig D. Mills’ litigation practice emphasizes intellectual property, business torts, corporate control issues, the enforcement of contracts and construction. Craig’s courtroom experience ranges from rural county courts to the United States Supreme Court and every level of litigation in between, reflecting a broad spectrum of complex intellectual property claims, fraud, trade secret and unfair trade practices actions, restrictive covenants, construction disputes and all types of contract actions. Craig has a truly national practice.
Representative cases over the last decade include:
- St. Louis, Missouri: Won dismissal of all claims in a consumer class action lawsuit filed against our client, a pharmaceutical company.
- Bucks County, Pennsylvania: Represent the County of Bucks in a series of disputes with the architect, general contractor, and elevator and roofing contractors arising from the construction of the Bucks County Justice Center and the renovation of the Bucks County Administration building.
- Philadelphia: Won $2.4 million jury verdict in a breach of contract action tried in the Commerce Court division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
- Muskogee, Oklahoma: After taking discovery and filing counterclaims against the plaintiff in a breach of contract action, settled all claims against our client for less than 3 percent of the plaintiff’s claimed damages.
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Successfully resolved claims for $4.5 million in breach of contract and promissory estoppel action during the fourth day of a jury trial held in the Court of Common Pleas.
- Kansas City, Missouri: After a two-day hearing, defeated a request for a preliminary injunction that, if granted, would have jeopardized millions of dollars of revenues per week for our client.
- Los Angeles, California: Obtained the complete dismissal of all claims and recovered attorney’s fees for our client in an action for malicious prosecution and unfair trade practices heard in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Craig began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Terrence W. Boyle of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Before attending law school, Craig served in the Marine Corps as an infantry reconnaissance officer in various postings to the Mediterranean, Far East and Persian Gulf.
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