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In today's world, distance is no longer a barrier to top talent. The Quinlan Law Firm, LLC is a national practice with offices in Chicago and Phoenix, but serves clients across the United States. We have represented multiple clients from around the country in recent years

Judge Rules Trial against Twitch for Phantoml0rd Breach of Contract Can Proceed, Dismisses Motion for Summary Judgment Entirely

Trial Set for March 2021 in case deemed among “most significant lawsuits in streaming history” Chicago—The Quinlan Law Firm LLC (QLF) revealed a San Francisco County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of its client, influential livestreamer James “Phantoml0rd” Varga, dismissing a motion for summary judgment sought by streaming platform Twitch. The ruling allows […]

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Judge: Streamer who didn’t read contract can sue Twitch for over $50K

Ruling for ‘Phantoml0rd’ could potentially open the streaming giant to additional lawsuits Published at Polygon on October 1, 2019 James “Phantoml0rd” Varga, the controversial streamer involved in an elaborate Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling scandal, has prevailed in his initial court case against Twitch. After being banned from the platform since 2016, a judge in San Francisco now says he’s […]

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Meet the lawyer representing Jussie Smollett

Bill Quinlan is nothing if not connected. His father, the late William R. Quinlan, was a judge and chief counsel for three Chicago mayors. His uncle is former Cook County Board President Richard Phelan. He’s worked for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, former U.S. House Ways & Means Chairman Dan Rostenkowski and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, and has had dealings with the Daley family. Now Quinlan, 48, is representing actor Jussie Smollett, helping him fend off a city demand that he pay $130,106 for overtime costs police allege were spent on a hate-crime hoax.

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