History

Vincent DiTommaso and Peter Lubin founded their practice in 1987 on one principle – You must strongly define success to achieve it.

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To them, success meant being the firm that clients and other lawyers call when complex legal and business disputes have come to a head, and brilliant action is needed either in the courtroom or at the negotiating table.

Through the years, they have earned a successful record through diligent work and ever-growing experience. Their clients have ranged from individuals seeking justice to businesses navigating the complicated corporate landscape.

Their legal expertise has helped companies in a variety of sectors. Each case brought knowledge and valuable experience to the next case. This constant improvement has earned success after success.

Their mission clearly stated and client roster and victories growing year by year, the accolades weren’t long to follow. Crain’s Chicago Business ranked the settlement achieved by DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle as co-lead counsel in the Erickson v. SBC class action as the 3rd highest settlement in Illinois that year.

Concentrating in handling complex commercial litigation and commercial class actions, DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle collectively has served as lead or co-lead counsel in hundreds of contested or settlement class actions in Illinois and across the country. Delivering numerous multi-million dollar settlements or judgments, DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle has helped define important consumer-protection statutes and brought justice to consumers and companies across the nation.

DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle has successfully defended major national banks, finance companies, marketing firms, mobile home chains, large apartment complexes, and other corporations in large class-action lawsuits involving hundreds of millions of dollars in claimed damages.

DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle received the first DuPage County "Law Firm of the Year" award for "their commitment to the ideals of the legal profession."

As a court-appointed mediator, Vincent DiTommaso has one of the highest settlement rates for mediated cases in DuPage County, saving Illinois taxpayers significant sums in court costs.

For over three decades, DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle has delivered on its promise to effect significant change and deliver important victories to its clients and to the community. All the while, they've never compromised on delivering a personalized level of service that far exceeds that of many larger law practices.

DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle would like to make helping you with you or your business’ legal concerns a part of its continuing success story.