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  • Education
    • J.D., Creighton University, 1980, cum laude
    • B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1976

In his more than three decades of trial practice, Jack Brady has represented plaintiffs and defendants in almost every type of case. 

His successful business litigation trial experience includes cases involving class action, breach of warranty, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, director and officer liability, fraud, tortious interference, antitrust, accounting malpractice, lender liability, and adversary bankruptcy proceedings.

Jack’s successful tort litigation trial experience includes cases involving product defects of farm implements, auto crashworthiness, medical devices, and construction machinery, and also cases involving auto/truck collisions, medical malpractice, hotel security, and premises liability.

Jack’s experience on either side of the courtroom provides a diverse perspective and valuable insight into his opponents’ trial strategy, which allows for successful and efficient resolutions.

  • Represented a class of direct purchasers of thin film transistor liquid crystal display panels that sued numerous Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese based manufacturers for price-fixing. Settlements of almost $500 million were obtained and a jury verdict against Toshiba was also obtained.
  • Represented with two other firms a class of direct purchasers of potash in a price-fixing case against an international cartel. Obtained a unanimous en banc opinion from the 7th Circuit on the non-applicability of the Foreign Trade Anti-Trust Improvements Act (FTAIA) and a $90 million dollar settlement for the Class.
  • Co-lead counsel and lead trial counsel for several consumer class action cases against General Motors. Case successfully settled in for confidential amount.
  • Successfully represented at trial ANUHCO, Inc., et. al. in a breach of contract lender liability case against Westinghouse Business Credit. After a six-week jury trial, verdict was returned for plaintiffs in the amount of $70 million. Judgment was affirmed on appeal and paid in the amount of $81 million including interest. This case represents the largest verdict ever affirmed in the State of Missouri.
  • Successfully represented at trial Block Financial Corporation, a subsidiary of H&R Block, in a breach of contract case against America Online (AOL) in a transaction involving the sale of CompuServe, Inc. to AOL. Case tried for three weeks with verdict for Block Financial Corporation and against AOL in the amount of $21 million.
  • Successfully represented the trustee of the bankruptcy estate of Mountain Energy Corporation in numerous adversary proceedings resulting in a reduction of total claims and set-offs valued at $59.3 million to the creditors of the estate.
  • Successfully arbitrated MEZ, Inc.’s claim against SPX, a large British conglomerate, in an eight-day arbitration. The breach of “earn out” provision contained in a purchase and sale of assets agreement claim resulted in an award of the full amount of the contingent “earn out” — $6.5 million, plus prejudgment interest in the amount of $495,000 and an award of attorneys’ fees and expenses.
  • Successfully represented a 9-year-old boy with permanent brain injury in a product defect case against Ford Motor Company. Case settled after three weeks of trial, prior to closing argument, for confidential amount.
  • Successfully represented a 19-year-old woman in a negligent hotel security case, which settled after one week of trial for $2.725 million.
  • Successfully represented a 25-year-old woman in a Federal Torts Claim Act case against the U.S. Government and another defendant for medical malpractice. Case settled before trial for in excess of $2 million.
  • Successfully tried a medical malpractice failure to diagnose cancer case in Omaha, Neb. After one-week trial, verdict of $500,000 was obtained.
  • Numerous successful trial verdicts for physicians and hospitals sued for medical malpractice and corporate negligence.
Publications & Presentations
April 26, 2016
eAlerts Alerts
February 20, 2015
Publications & Presentations
February 12-15, 2015
eAlerts Alerts
February 9, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Jury Selection and Opening Statements
During his career, Mr. Brady has given many presentations at continuing legal education seminars presented by The American Trial Lawyers Association, The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, The Kansas Trial Lawyers Association and The Missouri Bar on a variety of trial-related subjects.
Dec 31, 2010
Publications & Presentations
Defense of Medical Malpractice Cases After Tort Reform
The Missouri Bar
July 2007
Publications & Presentations
Direct Exam of Lay and Expert Witnesses
Kansas Trial Lawyer’s Association Trial Advocacy Seminar
June 2007
Publications & Presentations
Finding, Selecting, Preparing, Presenting and Deposing Expert Witnesses
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
March 2005
Publications & Presentations
Generational Perception Issues: Picking a Jury and Crafting Your Opening Statement
The Missouri Bar
January 2004
Publications & Presentations
Kansas Property Tax, Surviving Reappraisal and Reassessment
Journal of the Kansas Bar
March 1988