Recent News About Locke Lord LLP
Peter Carey, former law partner of Cook County Circuit Judge Patrick Sherlock, is being sued, accused of conspiring with his daughter and others to convert two years of legal work into a multi-million-dollar payday on the other side of a court fight among former real estate business partners that has stretched over nearly two decades.
Current Cook County Judge Patrick Sherlock stands poised to receive millions of dollars in fees for his work on a lawsuit nearly two decades ago. But the business partners who would pay those fees have asked a different Cook County judge to send the case and the fee request to a court outside Cook County, asserting all Cook County judges are too close to Sherlock to rule in the case.
Steve Whitmer, a member of Locke Lord’s Executive Committee and Chair of the Firm’s Chicago Litigation Department, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).