Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. is a national firm of trial lawyers representing and counseling clients in product liability, toxic tort, complex commercial, employment, insurance coverage, construction, environmental, professional liability, transportation, technology and cyber risk, and warranty matters. Founded in 1986, Segal McCambridge has grown from a four-lawyer shop in Chicago to more than 130 attorneys with offices in Austin, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Jersey City, New York City, Philadelphia and St. Louis.
Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 950 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.
Paul E. Wojcicki, a shareholder with Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. (www.smsm.com), has been defending companies in complex state and federal litigation for more than 25 years. Based in Chicago, Mr. Wojcicki focuses his national trial and appellate practice on product liability claims, class actions, and commercial disputes for clients in the automotive, medical device and electronics industries.
Mr. Wojcicki also works with companies in connection with product warranty and service contract program improvement, litigation and regulation. He serves on the board of directors of the Global Warranty and Service Contract Association and chairs his firm’s Warranty Practice Group. Mr. Wojcicki manages and writes for www.DrivingValue.com, a blog focused on client counseling and litigation in the areas of warranty and service contracts. In addition to being AV-rated, Paul has been recognized annually as an Illinois Super Lawyer (2005-2019) and Leading Lawyer (2012-2018).
Mark Gustafson applies his expertise in economics, econometrics, and modeling to complex litigation, business, and public policy issues. He has worked extensively on class action matters in the automotive, health care, insurance, and finance industries. Mr. Gustafson has evaluated damages claims in a number of automotive defect matters, including one case involving allegations that the brakes on the Kia Sephia were defective, and another related to an alleged design defect in the suspension of the Ford Focus. He has estimated the depreciation of vehicles due to fuel tank delamination and allegedly defective gear shifts. Mr. Gustafson has also evaluated claims of premature tire wear and the proposed conjoint analysis submitted by the plaintiff’s experts in a class action concerning panoramic sunroof fractures. He frequently uses statistical analyses in critiquing the proposed damages formulas submitted by opposing parties in class action suits. Mr. Gustafson is coauthor of “Use of Statistical Sampling in Litigation” and “Expert Analysis of Class Certification Issues,” both published in the Litigation Services Handbook: Sixth Edition. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Mr. Gustafson was the Tokyo-based business manager of an international nonprofit, and he taught economics as a course assistant at the Harvard Kennedy School.