Brooke Clason Smith and Frank Dylewski — Associates at national plaintiffs’ law firm Keller Lenkner LLC — have been named to the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in commercial litigation. The list recognizes up-and-coming lawyers who have demonstrated outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
Associate Brooke Clason Smith‘s practice at Keller Lenkner focuses on representing plaintiffs in antitrust and consumer protection matters. Among her current cases, Smith represents Texas, Idaho, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, and South Carolina in a suit against Google, alleging that the online giant monopolized products and services used by advertisers and publishers in online-display advertising.
Among her previous matters, Smith assisted in successfully prosecuting claims against Fox Broadcasting Company for its unauthorized use of Muhammad Ali’s identity in a promotional video broadcast during the Super Bowl pregame show.
Before joining Keller Lenkner, Clason Smith was an associate at Schiff Hardin LLP. She litigated complex commercial, intellectual property, and criminal matters at the trial and appellate levels and represented clients in government and internal investigations.
Associate Frank Dylewski‘s practice at Keller Lenkner focuses on representing plaintiffs in class action and privacy matters. Among his current cases, Dylewski is pursuing claims on behalf of individuals recorded by Amazon Alexa-enabled devices without consent. Keller Lenkner filed individual arbitration demands for more than 74,000 individuals, ultimately leading Amazon to abandon its arbitration clause, as reported by the Wall Street Journal and New York Times.
Among his previous matters, Dylewski assisted in successfully prosecuting a multi-million-dollar breach-of-contract claim against Delta Air Lines, Inc., which broke its contract with a family-owned aircraft parts manufacturer.
Before joining Keller Lenkner, Dylewski litigated complex commercial disputes at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His diverse litigation background includes consumer fraud, breach of contract, professional malpractice, fraud, antitrust, insurance coverage, business tort, and securities matters.
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