Mr. Stubenvoll concentrates his nationwide trial and litigation practice in products liability, professional negligence defense, construction litigation, subrogation, insurance disputes and commercial litigation.

Mr. Stubenvoll is an experienced trial attorney with a long record of success in the courtroom. This includes serving as one of the principal trial attorneys for several plaintiff insurance companies in the case of Citgo Petroleum Corporation, et al. v. The Babcock & Wilcox Company. In that case, a jury awarded the plaintiffs $387.4 million, the highest jury verdict ever in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.

Mr. Stubenvoll serves as national coordinating counsel for both a furniture manufacturer and a power press manufacturer, overseeing their products liability cases across the United States. He has successfully defended manufacturers of presses, manlifts, woodchippers, valves, chemicals, medical devices, commercial vehicles, truck and trailer components and various consumer products.

Mr. Stubenvoll has successfully defended clients in toxic tort matters, including asbestos litigation.

Mr. Stubenvoll also devotes a significant amount of his practice to representing architects, engineers, insurance brokers, attorneys and other professionals in actions alleging professional negligence and malpractice.

He also frequently represents construction contractors, owners and designers in contract payment disputes, mechanics lien actions, personal injury cases, property damage suits and construction and design defect cases.

Finally, as a commercial litigator, Mr. Stubenvoll represents companies and their directors and officers in shareholder derivative suits, breach of contract actions, corporate control contests, defamation and commercial tort actions and other business litigation. This includes the defense of numerous class actions. He also represents financial institutions in cases alleging unfair lending practices.


J.D., University of Illinois, 1992

  • Harno Fellow
  • cum laude
  • American Jurisprudence Award

B.A., University of Illinois, 1989


United States Supreme Court

Illinois State Bar

Michigan State Bar

United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits

United States District Courts, Western District of Michigan, Western District of Wisconsin, Northern District of Illinois, District of Colorado, Eastern District of Michigan


Direct Dial: 312-474-1413

Facsimile: 312-474-1410

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