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Monica P. Witte

Associate
T:404.420.4652
F:404.230.0957
mwitte@rh-law.com
 
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Overview

Monica Witte is a litigation associate whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Rogers & Hardin, Monica was a litigation associate at Jenner & Block in Chicago, where she represented clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation cases, including CERCLA, ERISA, corporate securities, and residential mortgage-backed securities litigation matters.

Monica received her B.A, cum laude, from the University of Miami and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Representative Experience

Class Actions

  • Represented payment card processing companies in a class action alleging breach of contract and fraud claims on behalf of a class of nearly half a million merchants, resulting in a favorable settlement for the clients. 
  • Represented prestigious, private educational institution in an ERISA putative class action lawsuit involving excessive fees claims under ERISA, which resulted in a dismissal with prejudice on all counts. 
  • Member of team representing global Fortune 100 company in ERISA defined benefit putative class action lawsuit involving anti-cutback claims. Case resulted in a victory for the client at summary judgment on all counts, and judgment was affirmed on appeal. 

Commercial Litigation

  • Represented a national card processor against contractual and tort claims, resulting in dismissal of all claims on the merits. 
  • Member of team representing client in a multi-billion-dollar residential mortgage backed security action. 
  • Experience consulting and litigating disputes on behalf of software manufacturers arising from software licensing agreements, resulting in quick and successful settlements for the clients.
  • Member of team representing clients prosecuting claims under federal and state trade secrets acts.
  • Experience investigating, developing, and litigating plaintiff-side claims involving breach of contract and business torts.
  • Experience working with international clients in litigation and arbitration, including clients based in South Korea and Argentina.

Alternate Biographies

Assistant

Marianne Molinaro
Direct 404.954.7543
mmolinaro@rh-law.com

Education

  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2014
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Miami, 2011

Judicial Clerkships

Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Superior Court of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Languages

  • Spanish
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