Stuart Schmadeke represents corporate and individual clients on a wide range of complex commercial litigation and insurance recovery matters. He has significant experience across many lines of insurance, including general liability, product liability, representation and warranty, directors and officers, property, errors and omissions, product recall, and aviation coverage. Stuart’s practice has encompassed matters involving a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, public affairs, and commercial development. He also advises clients with respect to strategies for insurance recovery in mass tort bankruptcies.
Stuart has extensive experience representing clients embroiled in complex disputes, appearing regularly on behalf of Plaintiffs and Defendants in federal and state courts and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He has directed pre-litigation negotiations, guided matters through discovery and motions practices, argued appeals, and negotiated favorable settlements.
Prior to joining Gilbert, Stuart was an associate at an Am Law 5 firm in Chicago, where he litigated complex commercial matters on behalf of corporate and individual clients in state and federal courts.