Maggie Dalton

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Margaret (“Maggie”) Dalton is a partner in the firm’s business litigation group. Maggie represents a wide variety of clients in all phases of complex commercial and employment litigation in both federal and state court, and in arbitration.

Maggie has broad experience managing business disputes involving claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and tortious interference. Maggie also has significant experience representing employers and employees in non-compete and discrimination litigation. Maggie also represents lenders and mortgage loan servicing companies in mortgage-related litigation arising under federal and state consumer protection laws, including the Truth in Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and unfair trade practices statutes. Maggie’s practice area covers a broad range of industries, including energy, food and beverage, agribusiness, medical devices, and real estate.

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Illinois Court of Appeals: Statute of Limitations for Most Biometric Privacy Claims Remains at Five Years

In Illinois, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) regulates the collection and use of “biometric information” such as fingerprints, facial images, and voice records.  It imposes significant penalties and has generated a cottage industry of class action litigation—hundreds of cases have been filed and millions of dollars in liability have been assessed.  It is also … Continue Reading

Portland’s New Facial Recognition Ban Increases Litigation Risk, Creates Uncertainty

Is your business using or thinking of using facial recognition technology for activities in Portland, Oregon? Think again. That’s the message to businesses operating in Portland in a new ordinance that broadly bans the use of facial recognition technology in the city, subject to certain exceptions. The ordinance, which took effect January 1, 2021, restricts … Continue Reading