Our founder and Managing Partner is Darren Mark Raven VanPuymbrouck. Darren brings decades of practicing law at the highest levels at “big law” firms to a lean and affordable boutique setting. In this environment we ensure that our clients receive personal attention and superior value, without an army of lawyers who duplicate effort and charge twice!
Practicing in the big law firms focuses far too much on billable hours in Darren’s opinion, so he cut out all of the glitzy trappings of a big firm—trappings that you no longer need to pay for in your billing statements. You hire an expert to perform at the highest level, but you don’t pay for the eye candy whose only purpose is to convince the next client that this firm is “worth the money.”
Therefore, keeping in step with the “affordable” law firm that delivers like the overpriced firm, Darren Van decided that MARK RAVEN would provide potential clients with an assessment of their legal circumstances before charging for his services. Therefore, if you think you need a top flight law firm to represent you, but aren’t quite sure, give us a call for a free assessment of your situation. We are looking forward to getting to know you better.
We have tried dozens of high-profile, bet-the-company cases and catastrophic plaintiff cases with tremendous success, including recent jury trial victories in New Jersey and a multi-million dollar verdict on behalf of fire victims in Cook County, Illinois.
Our many cases and trials include the defense and prosecution of many types of product liability incidents, including:
- fires and explosions in particular
- vehicular injuries and deaths
- mold contamination and injuries
- RICO class actions
- labor and employments matters
- medical and legal malpractice
- contract negotiations
- business-to-business litigation including breach of fiduciary duty
- breach of contract
- unfair trade practices
We have won cases in many other areas of the law as well.
We advise, counsel and conduct investigations for domestic and international clients on product safety, food safety and regulations, litigation exposure, and loss avoidance and in managing client’s compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act and in responding to CPSC investigations.
Our practice focuses on product liability, toxic torts, food safety and regulations, insurance coverage disputes, contract negotiations, including UCC “battle of the forms” matters, consumer class actions, and RICO and professional liability disputes. We also have significant experience in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters through trial and appeal, including in commodity brokerage and trading and post-closing M & A disputes, Fair Housing Act Claims and real estate development disputes, and in many others areas. We also have a particular focus and international reputation in the investigation and litigation of catastrophic fire and explosion matters.
As a former Academic All American Wrestler, Darren VanPuymbrouck brings a competitive spirit to his client’s matters. As a former law review editor and judicial law clerk, Mr. VanPuymbrouck brings sophistication and intelligence to his client’s representation. [learn more]
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