Biography

Dominique is a skilled litigator and trial lawyer with experience in a wide variety of matters, including commercial leasing, contract claims, employment disputes and collective actions, environmental law and intellectual property issues.

He also leverages his experience to advise businesses of all sizes on mitigating risk, regulatory compliance and training of management and staff.

Dominique’s litigation experience includes:

  • Defended a manufacturer against claims of conversion and breach of contract. Secured a judgment for the defense after a 16-day trial in which plaintiff was seeking $3 million in damages.
  • Lead trial counsel in federal court in collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. After four-day trial secured dismissal of all claims as to two members of the collective action. Secured favorable settlement as to remaining plaintiffs.
  • Secured verdict in favor of tenant in claim against landlord for breach of contract.

Before Fox Rothschild

A graduate of Rutgers University, Dominique went on to earn J.D. and MBA degrees in a joint business and law curriculum at the University of Illinois, receiving several awards for earning top marks and serving as an editor on the Illinois Business Law Journal.

Prior to joining Fox, Dominique was a litigation associate for four years at a New Jersey law firm.  He was also a summer associate in the Chicago, Illinois office of a national law firm.

After law school, Dominique worked in labor relations at two Fortune 500 companies, where he gained experience in advising managers and employees on compliance with employment laws, analyzing union proposals and coordinated appropriate responses with labor relations and human resources, and investigating alleged violations of company policies and legal regulations.

Honors & Awards

  • CALI Excellence Award
  • Harno Scholar