Blake Buether focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and represents clients in construction and professional liability claims, labor and employment-related issues and insurance coverage matters.
He handles matters in state and federal courts and resolves cases through means of settlement, mediation or the trial and appellate process as needed.
Prior to joining Foran Glennon, Blake was an associate attorney with a boutique business law firm in Chicago where he focused on commercial litigation cases and appellate work involving intellectual property infringement in the areas of patents and trade secrets, labor and employment claims and construction defect disputes and liens.
Blake received his J.D. from Texas A&M University Law School in 2016 after obtaining his B.A. in political science from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2013.
While in law school, Blake excelled in oral advocacy in front of sitting U.S. Federal District and Circuit Court of Appeals judges. He won the American Bar Association’s Moot Court New York Regional Competition in 2016 and was inducted into the National Order of Barristers in 2016.
Blake is authorized to practice in Illinois, Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas.
- Jameson Real Estate LLX v. Mer-Car Corporation v. Extended Holdings, LLC, 2020CH06254 (Cook County, Illinois, 2022).
- Hiscox Dedicated Corporate Member Ltd. v. Suzan E. Taylor, No. 21-3534, (8th Cir. 2022).
- Hiscox Dedicated Corporate Member Ltd. v. Suzan E. Taylor, 6:18-cv-06100, (W.D Ark).
- Edward Calderon, Jr. & Kristie Calderon individually and as next of friend of L.C. v. Three L, Inc., Specoil LLC, Specoil Retail Fuels, LLC, and Felciano Hinojosa, No. 20-12-60849-CV (79th District Court, Jim Wells County, Texas).
- Clawson & Walcik Partnership v. 3M Company et al., No. 93752-CV, 412th District Court (Brazoria County, Texas, 2020).
- Max Sound Corp., et al. v. Google, et al., No. 2018-1039, (Fed Cir. 2019).
- MyMail, Ltd v. IAC Search Media, Inc. and ooVoo, LLC, No. 18-1758, (Fed. Cir. 2019).