Irene Bassel Frick is a commercial litigator with trial experience in both state and federal court, arbitration proceedings, and administrative proceedings. Irene represents clients in all aspects of commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, fiduciary duty claims, and business torts. In addition to her general commercial litigation experience, Irene has significant experience representing lenders and financial services clients in defense of lender liability claims and enforcement of commercial loans and prosecution of commercial foreclosures, appointments of receivers, bankruptcies and deficiency litigation. Irene also has experience in employee benefits litigation, including ERISA litigation, and in construction litigation. Within the context of employee benefits, Irene represents employers, insurers, employee benefit plans, and third party providers. She litigates claims related to retirement income plans such as ESOP or profit sharing plans and welfare plans, such as life, health, and disability plans. Within the construction context, Irene regularly represents architects, engineers, and contractors in preparing and filing claims of lien and/or claims of bond. She also represents developers and owners in construction disputes, specifically claims for defective construction.