J. Toji Calabro

Kansas City - Of Counsel | 816-714-7140 (Direct) | calabro@stuevesiegel.com

Toji received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. He began his legal career in the New York and San Francisco offices of Quinn Emanuel where he gained significant experience in a broad range of commercial litigation matters including contract disputes, complex financial instruments, products liability, insurance and reinsurance disputes, and business torts. Toji joined Stueve Siegel Hanson in 2015 where his practice includes commercial disputes, wage and hour employment litigation, class actions and antitrust litigation.



MBIA Ins. Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, et al. - represented plaintiff insurance company in leading RMBS case; secured a ten figure settlement.  The case arose out of allegations that the defendant failed to originate mortgage loans in accordance with its own underwriting standards.

USF&G v. American Re - successfully represented pool of insurance companies in defense of a $400 million reinsurance action; obtained a precedent setting victory in the New York Court of Appeals on the follow the fortunes doctrine.

HDI-Gerling v. Ford Motor Co. - successfully represented insurer in an eight figure complex product liability insurance coverage dispute arbitration; won a unanimous trial victory that the insured’s claims were not covered under the policy and an award for attorneys fees.

Private Equity Dispute – successfully represented plaintiff former members of large private equity firm in suit against the firm; secured an eight figure settlement.

Friskit v. RealNetworks, Inc. – represented RealNetworks in successful defense of $50 million patent infringement action; secured summary judgment at trial and an affirmance in the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

House of Europe I v. Wells Fargo successfully represented plaintiff CDO issuer in $200 million action against the CDO’s Trustee and Asset Manager, alleging that the defendants’ breached the CDO’s investment eligibility criteria.

Williams v. Ross - successfully represented prisoner in a § 1983 action alleging that prison guards were deliberately indifferent to the prisoner’s serious medical needs; obtained a five figure settlement.



New York


Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, 2005

University of Missouri, 2001

B.S., Finance and Banking

B.A., Philosophy

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