Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced she led all 50 states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $148 million settlement agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to approximately 600,000 drivers nationwide.
Schiff represented veteran wealth advisor Gary Hirschberg, who spent the last 12 years at Goldman Sachs advising multi-generational families on taxation issues and philanthropy, in the launch of a new independent wealth management firm called Aaron Wealth Advisors.
Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has been ranked No. 11 among law firms nationwide in Patexia Inc.’s 2018 IPR Intelligence Report, which evaluates more than 1,100 law firms and 5,000 attorneys in the intellectual property space on activity and performance.
Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced that Bonnie Mayfield, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently appointed as Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC) Employment Law Committee, and was also reappointed as Chair of its Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Clark Hill PLC announced that Nancy Schimmel has joined the firm as a Member in the firm’s Banking & Financial Services Business Unit based in the Chicago office, where she will focus on advising financial institutions and other entities on securitization and structured finance transactions, as well as representing both lenders and borrowers in traditional bank and asset based finance and secured and unsecured bank debt.
Hale, et al. v. State Farm, No. 3:12-cv-00660 (S.D. Illinois) began over 20 years ago with a class action suit by State Farm insureds alleging State Farm wrongly replaced their post-accident vehicle parts with non-OEM in violation of the terms of their insurance policies.
For the second straight year, Schiff Hardin LLP has ranked among the top large law firms in Chicago and nationwide for associate satisfaction, according to the results of the 2018 Midlevel Associate Satisfaction survey by The American Lawyer.
Ryan P. Theriault, Partner at Meyers & Flowers, LLC, in St. Charles, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF) as a Presidential Appointment, where he will serve a 3-year term.
Schiff Hardin LLP has been singled out by corporate counsel as one of only 28 percent of law firms clients view as a BTI “Innovation Builder,” which recognizes firms that bring change to the legal market through new technology, services, strategies, or structures.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) with a 2018 CLSA Law Firm Award in recognition of its excellence in construction law.
Schiff Hardin LLP announced today that Derek G. Barella has joined the firm as a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Chicago office. Barella has a broad-based practice featuring traditional labor matters, including collective bargaining, labor union-related issues, and client representation before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Alejandra Garcia Earley has joined the Chicago office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as of counsel in the Corporate Practice, where she will be part of the Institutional Private Placement Finance Team.
As Benesch continues to honor its commitment to recruiting top-notch legal talent in the city, the firm’s fast-growing Chicago office is pleased to announce the hires of Justin Dykstra and Lally A. Gartel