Areas of Focus
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Toxic and Mass Tort
, London School of Economics and Political Science
magna cum laude
, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
U.M.K.C. Law Review
, Western Michigan University
Aaron Chickos focuses his practice on defending companies against toxic and mass tort claims. Aaron has experience representing a diverse clientele in a range of high profile, complex litigation and arbitration matters in a variety of industries, including:
Aaron has significant experience drafting pleadings, developing complex fact and expert evidence, deposing witnesses, preparing witnesses for trial and managing multi-jurisdictional document discovery. He also has considerable experience representing clients in international commercial arbitration (including under the ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL arbitration rules) and cross-border regulatory compliance matters.
Prior to joining Polsinelli, Aaron practiced in the London office of a leading international law firm.
Member of the Advisory Board at Webster University’s Community Music School
Board of Directors, The Bach Society of Saint Louis
Manage toxic tort/product liability cases pending in Madison County, IL against clients in automotive, heavy equipment and electrical component manufacturing industries.
Significant experience deposing witnesses in cases pending in Missouri and Illinois and as local counsel in cases pending in California, New Jersey and Oregon.
Obtained favorable consent award as lead counsel on behalf of global services company in multi-million dollar ICC arbitration seated in Illinois and governed by Delaware law.
Represented mid-stream natural gas company in multi-jurisdictional dispute involving pipeline construction dispute.
Successfully defended multinational financial services company in multiparty LCIA arbitration seated in London, UK and governed by English law.
Successfully defended natural gas importer in ICC arbitration seated in Switzerland involving price re-opener claims under a long-term LNG supply contract governed by New York law.
U.S. Supreme Court Confirms Broad Applicability of Daimler Constraints Over Assertions of General Personal Jurisdiction
Missouri Adopts Daubert Standard Governing the Admissibility of Expert Opinion Evidence
Missouri Court Applies Borrowing Statute to Bar Illinois Asbestos Claims
April 27, 2016
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