Ms. Cox, a partner in the Kansas City office, is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in counseling clients in pre-suit risk management and in representing clients in mediations, arbitrations, jury trials, bench trials and appeals.
She represents clients in lawsuits involving a broad range of industries, with a focus on complex commercial litigation. She regularly handles lawsuits involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, product liability, the False Claims Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, unfair trade practices, class actions, the Uniform Commercial Code, covenants not to compete, construction disputes, franchise disputes and antitrust issues.
Ms. Cox has handled matters before the Missouri Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, various state administrative agencies, and appellate courts in Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky and North Carolina. She has represented clients in lawsuits pending in 26 states and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Cox is experienced in representing clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications providers, tire manufacturers, appliance manufacturers, professional entertainment companies, energy companies, construction companies, property management companies, franchisors, financial services companies, automotive aftermarket part manufacturers, private equity portfolio companies, insurance companies, production companies, printing companies, retailers, charitable foundation, medical professionals and others.
• Obtained a significant settlement on behalf of clients in a dispute among members of a closely held company.
• Obtained dismissal of a multi-million dollar tort claim on behalf of a product manufacturer relating to an alleged manufacturing defect.
• Successfully defended a manufacturing company in arbitration against a licensor attempting to extract excess royalty payments.
• Obtained dismissal of a putative class action alleging antitrust violations in connection with the merger of two energy companies.
• Obtained a significant settlement on behalf of a motor laminating manufacturer in a breach of contract case against a steel supplier.
• Obtained a significant settlement on behalf of a charitable trust in a will contest action.
• Obtained a verdict on behalf of a telecommunications company in an arbitration regarding bandwidth rights.
December 5, 2013 Juliet Cox Featured in the Kansas City Business Journal
Juliet Cox, a partner at the Kansas City office of Kutak Rock LLP, was featured in the November 8 issue of the Kansas City Business Journal. In the article, Ms. Cox explains how trade secrets are unlike patents and other intellectual property and why it is imperative that companies seek legal expertise to safeguard them.
October 29, 2013 Julie Cox Describes Complexities of International Trade Commission Litigation
Kutak Rock attorney Julie Cox, a partner in the firm's Kansas City office, shares tips for maneuvering through International Trade Commission (ITC) litigation in an article in the October 2013 issue of KC Business magazine. The article, written by Susan Fotovich McCabe, appears as the Behind the Curtain feature for October.
January 27, 2011 Firm Elects 24 To Join Partnership In 2011
March 25, 2010 Kutak Rock Honored For LGBT Equality Efforts
February 18, 2013 Expanding Use of the False Claims Act Against Financial Services Institutions
November 9, 2012 Fraud and Abuse: Sixth Circuit Reverses District Court on FERA Retroactivity Kutak Rock attorney Paul Gwilt has authored a Fraud and Abuse Practice Group Enforcement Committee alert for the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) discussing the ongoing Allison Engine saga and the Sixth Circuit's reversal of the district court on FERA retroactivity. The following article appeared November 9, 2012 in an AHLA newsletter alert.
July 10, 2012 False Claims Act: Are State-Created Corporate Entities a Person Subject to FCA Liability?
The federal False Claims Act (FCA), a Civil War era federal statute intended to penalize the submission of false claims to the United States, has traditionally been employed against participants in the most prominent federal programs, such as health care providers and federal contractors. In recent years, however, federal prosecutors and private whistleblowers utilizing the FCA's powerful damages and penalty provisions (including treble damages, up to $11,000 per claim and attorneys fees) have recently turned their focus to banks, mortgage companies, educational providers and other lenders.
April 5, 2012 Banking on Fraud: The Expanding Use of the False Claims Act To Target Financial Services Institutions
In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, federal prosecutors and private whistleblowers utilizing the FCA's powerful damages and penalty provisions (including treble damages, up to $11,000 per claim and attorneys fees) have recently turned their focus to banks, mortgage companies and others in the financial industry.
June 22, 2012 Corporate Counsel CLE
June 17, 2011 Intellectual Property CLE