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Dedicated Commercial Litigation Practice

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS                                                                                                     
The Unconstitutionality of the Close the Contractor Fraud Loophole Act of 2008, Baylor Law Review (Spring 2014); Preparing for and Trying a Transportation Accident Case, Association of Transportation Law Professionals Annual Meeting, June 2007 (presentation) (Chicago, IL); Risk Allocation in the Intermodal Importation of Cargo, 12 J. Int'l Mar. Law 378 (2006); Strengthening Available Evidence-Gathering Tools in the Fight Against Transnational Money Laundering, 24 Nw. J. Int’l L. & Bus. 199 (2003).

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W. Clifton Holmes is a veteran commercial litigator.  He has represented clients before federal and state courts and administrative bodies, including before federal district courts in six jurisdictions.

A graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and Princeton University, Mr. Holmes is a licensed member of the Illinois bar.  His past clients have run the gamut from a well-known US airline to an array of small business concerns.

A veteran of the Washington DC law firm Wiley, Rein & Fielding (now Wiley Rein), Mr. Holmes gained experience at a major New York investment firm prior to law school, and while on Wall Street, held both Series 7 and 63 licenses.