Han Cui focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including antitrust, consumer protection, trade secret, employment, breach of contract, bankruptcy and insurance matters. She has experience representing clients from a wide array of industries, including technology, finance, manufacturing, energy, health care, beverage, fashion and entertainment.
Han has advocated for clients on both sides of the “v” and in every phase of civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She has also counseled companies in government and internal investigations. She has advised in-house counsel and senior management on high-stakes litigation and investigation matters, and prepared senior management for depositions in litigation and investigational hearings by the FTC. She has secured multiple victories for clients during the crucial stage of dispositive motions and has also served as the second chair in conducting direct and cross-examinations of vital fact and expert witnesses during trials.
Han maintains a robust pro bono practice, including serving as lead trial counsel for a pre-trial detainee in a Section 1983 case, where she argued and defeated the government’s summary judgment motions, and won compensation for her client in a seven-day jury trial in federal court.
During law school, Han was an associate editor for the University of Illinois Law Review, president of the Asian American Law Students Association and a law school liaison for the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.
Served as trial counsel defending a software company in multimillion trade secret case and limited plaintiff’s recovery to 7% of its requested damages*
Defended a leading computer manufacturer in action alleging damages from the design and installation of an enterprise resource planning system before reaching settlement*
Defended a major insurance provider in consolidated action brought by about 500 of its agents alleging age discrimination, violations of ERISA and breach of contract and fiduciary duties before reaching settlement*
Served as plaintiff’s counsel for one of the largest oil refineries in the US to recover business interruption and property damage insurance proceeds after a catastrophic fire explosion*
Served as global counsel for a leading lithium-ion battery manufacturer in its global recall of residential energy storage systems batteries
Represented a casino company in DOJ investigation relating to money transactions by patrons and agents who reside or operate in foreign jurisdictions*
Served as lead trial counsel in Monell claim against the Illinois Cook County Sheriff’s Office and won $15,000 judgment on behalf of pro bono client in a Section 1983 conditions-of-confinement case*
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