Phillip A. Bock


Mr. Bock obtained his J.D. from the University of Virginia’s School of Law in 1994. For more than twenty years, Mr. Bock practiced law in Chicago, Illinois, before moving to Miami Beach, Florida and continuing his practice from there. He is the manager of the firm. Mr. Bock has acted as lead counsel in dozens of class-action lawsuits and has argued in federal and state appellate courts throughout the United States.

Bar Admissions

·         Illinois, 1994

·        Florida, 2011

Email: Phone: (305) 239-8726


Robert M. Hatch


Mr. Hatch obtained his J.D. from Wayne State University in 1990. He is a member of Order of the Coif and is the author of “State Survey of Class Action Law” (Hawai’i Section, ABA 2015); “RICO Theories, Cases and Strategies in Consumer Litigation: Strategies for Defending Section 1962 Claims”, 53 Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report 140 (1999); and “Taylor v. Quality Hyundai, Inc.: Assignee Liability Under Section 1641(a) of the Truth in Lending Act,” 52 Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report 354 (1998). He has extensive consumer class action experience in trial and appellate courts across the country.

Bar Admissions

·         Illinois, 1990

·         Michigan, 1992

·         Hawaii, 2002

Email: Phone: (312) 658-5504


David M. Oppenheim


Mr. Oppenheim litigates class actions, insurance claims, and various Federal and State Appellate Court matters. He has extensive experience in the advanced stages of class action litigation, from drafting substantive, merits briefs, to arguing before various courts, to trial; in addition, he has led the negotiations in dozens of successful mediations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Oppenheim obtained his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2002, after receiving his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Yale University in 1999. He published “Hawala Banking: A Potential Tool for Funding Terrorism,” 14 Bank & Lender Liability Litigation Reporter 09 (2008). Mr. Oppenheim was named to the Illinois SuperLawyers list of “Rising Stars” in 2008, 2009, and each year from 2012 through 2016.

Bar Admissions

·         Illinois, 2002

Email: Phone: (312) 658-5525


Jonathan B. Piper


Mr. Piper obtained his J.D. from The Yale Law School in 1987, and his A.B. in Religious Studies from Princeton University in 1981. He has practiced law in Chicago for nearly 30 years, specializing in complex litigation of all kinds, including plaintiff class actions, as well as commercial, insurance, personal injury and criminal law disputes. He has provided substantial pro bono (public good) legal services, including a year writing criminal appeals for defendants who could not afford their own lawyers. His publications include contributions to “Race for Justice: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Fight Against the Death Penalty” (1995).

Bar Admissions

·         Illinois, 1987

Email: Phone: (312) 609-0906

Barry J. Blonien

Mr. Blonien obtained his J.D. from University of Chicago Law School in 2002. He has extensive litigation experience, both at trial and on appeal, representing consumers, businesses, and government entities.

Bar Admissions

·         Illinois, 2002

·         Wisconsin, 2002

Email: Phone: (608) 205-4147