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Christopher Esbrook, who is representing the Billy Goat Tavern is interviewed on “Chicago Tonight”.
The Billy Goat Tavern turned to their insurer to help recoup their losses following state-mandated closures from COVID-19, but insurers rejected the claims. Therefore, Billy Goat Tavern is suing the insurer. Esbrook Law is representing the bar and grill.
The attorneys at Esbrook Law are representing Billy Goat Tavern due to their insurance company rejecting business claims caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “They are in the business of selling people insurance for exactly this kind of situation,” Chris Esbrook said to The Washington Post. He added, “They can’t now cry they’re poor when the very situation they are insuring arises.”
Christopher J. Esbrook is quoted in a WBEZ article about a lawsuit against an insurance company on behalf of Billy Goat Tavern for rejecting business claims caused by COVID-19. “These businesses are in the most trying times in their history and are going to their insurance company to get what they paid for,” Esbrook stated.
Christopher J. Esbrook and Michael Kozlowski bring a class action against Erie Insurance Company on behalf of PGB Restaurant Inc. for denying business interruption claims caused by COVID.
Christopher J. Esbrook is recognized in the “Forty under 40” list by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin for his “prolific career representing companies in some of the most high-profile and high-stakes litigation in the country.”
Chris Esbrook leads team working with foreign counsel in Sweden, England, Russia and Ukraine on foreign law issues for Boeing, resulting in a $500M win.
After 15 years at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Christopher J. Esbrook has founded litigation practice Esbrook P.C. The firm concentrates in all types of commercial litigation including breach of contract, class action, disputes arising out of corporate transactions, business litigation, environmental counseling and litigation, mass tort and toxic tort and insurance litigation.
In Shia’s BREAKING AWAY column she announces that Chris Esbrook has left Kirkland & Ellis to start his own firm – Esbrook Law P.C., providing “elite services for value-based fee structures.” The Chicago attorney spent 15 years at Kirkland–including as a partner. “I think this is where commercial litigation is headed. Businesses have never been under more intense pressure to be efficient, including with their legal costs, but it’s ultimately counterproductive to sacrifice quality in choosing a lawyer.”
“BP Exploration & Production Inc. v. Cashman Equipment Corporation”