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Class action: PNC Bank allegedly failed to honor free banking offer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 17, 2018

A class action lawsuit accuses PNC Bank of charging for services for an allegedly free banking plan.

Sterigenics: Illinois A/G's lawsuit asks court to 'rewrite' federal rules, based on 'indisputably flawed report'

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 14, 2018

Saying the legal action asks a state court to substitute its own judgment for federal law and environmental rules, Sterigenics, the owner of a facility in suburban Willowbrook targeted by trial lawyers, politicians and a group of area residents for its use of ethylene oxide, has asked a federal judge to take jurisdiction over a lawsuit brought against them by state prosecutors.

Supreme Court decision could help reduce 'forum shopping' in False Claims Act fraud suits

By John Sammon | Dec 12, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to deal a blow to so-called "forum shopping" and a stronger hand to companies and others defending themselves against would-be whistleblowers accusing them of defrauding the government.

Sephora customer alleges Virtual Artist Kiosks don't inform customers in writing of biometrics collection

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 12, 2018

An Illinois woman alleges a virtual kiosk used by cosmetics retailer Sephora for customers to digitally apply cosmetic products collects biometric information without complying with state law.

DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH: Jesse Ruiz and Alan King named among Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers by Crain’s Chicago Business

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Partners Jesse Ruiz and Alan King have been named to the “Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers” list by Crain’s Chicago Business.

Trial lawyers: EPA admission of fault in Sterigenics emissions measuring won't matter to lawsuits vs company

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 30, 2018

As federal environmental regulators reassess their controversial measurements of emissions from the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook, a group of lawyers representing Willowbrook residents are continuing unfazed in their lawsuits against the company, based largely on findings in a federal report that relied heavily on the allegedly faulty data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Sterigenics: Lawsuits asking courts to rewrite federal clean air rules, based on a 'flawed' report

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 29, 2018

Saying plaintiffs are asking the courts to essentially rewrite federal environmental laws and regulatory rules based on a single report issued by a federal agency relying on faulty data, medical device sterilizer Sterigenics has asked a federal judge to corral a stampede of lawsuits that have hit the courts in recent weeks amid a blizzard of media reports asserting the company’s use of a key sterilizing agent at its facility in suburban Willowbrook could cause cancer.

CLARK HILL PLC: Clark Hill Member Chad Poznansky Named to Christopher House Board of Directors

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Clark Hill Member Chad Poznansky has been selected to join the Board of Directors of Christopher House for a 3-year term effective immediately.

CLARK HILL PLC: Clark Hill Attorney Mark J. Steger Recognized by the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Clark Hill has been recently recognized by the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards in the category of Industrials Deal of The Year ($50MM-$100MM) for the Acquisition of Wellman Dynamics Corporation by TCTM Financial, of which Mark J.

CLARK HILL PLC: Clark Hill Adds Prominent Political Law Attorney John G. Fogarty, Jr. as Senior Counsel in Chicago

By Press release submission | Nov 28, 2018

Clark Hill PLC announced the addition of John G. Fogarty, Jr. to the firm as Senior Counsel in its Chicago office, where he is a member of the Government and Public Affairs Practice Group.

CLARK HILL PLC: Scott Cruz named to Crain's Chicago's Notable Minority Lawyers for 2018

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 28, 2018

Clark Hill PLC issued the following announcement on Nov. 19.Clark Hill's Scott Cruz has been named to Crain's Chicago's Notable Minority Lawyers for 2018.

FOX ROTHSCHILD: Christina Sanfelippo Honored With IWIRC Rising Star Award

By Press release submission | Nov 20, 2018

Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Christina M. Sanfelippo, who received the 2018 Rising Star Award from the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).

JONES DAY: 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" survey awards Jones Day 273 rankings

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

The global law firm Jones Day was awarded 273 rankings in 56 practice areas in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" survey published jointly by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers®.

JONES DAY: Jones Day partner John Majoras recognized by the National Law Journal in its 2018 list of M&A and Antitrust Trailblazers

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

The National Law Journal has named Jones Day's John Majoras to the publication's fourth annual list of M&A and Antitrust Trailblazers.

COZEN O'CONNOR: L&E Attorneys Joseph Tilson and Susan Eisenberg Recognized in 2018 Chambers Global Rankings

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Chambers Global has recognized Cozen O’ Connor attorneys Joseph Tilson and Susan Eisenberg as two worldwide leaders in labor and employment law.

JONES DAY: Jones Day recognized as a "Litigation Powerhouse"

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

.Jones Day earned recognition as a "Litigation Powerhouse" in six separate categories in BTI Consulting Group's "Litigation Outlook 2019" report.

Judge slices Parmesan cheese lawsuits, says labels pumped purity, but also listed additives

By Dan Churney | Nov 5, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has partially melted a group of class actions against Kraft, Walmart, Jewel Food, Target and others, which alleged the companies misled consumers as to the purity of grated Parmesan cheese by including hidden cellulose filler, finding labels may have promised unadulterated product, but cellulose was nonetheless listed as an ingredient on those labels.

SCOTUS lets stand Penn high court's takeover of redistricting; Illinois reformers have taken note

By Cook County Record | Nov 5, 2018

After a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting Pennsylvania Republicans' attempt to redraw that state's congressional districts, an organization dedicated toward reforming how Illinois draws its legislative districts, which are currently skewed to favor Democrats, says the decision could help spur reform in other states, including Illinois, both legislatively and in the courts.

Judicial board says DuPage judge lied to cops about bullet, retaliated vs. women for harassment complaints

By Dan Churney | Nov 1, 2018

The Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board is alleging a DuPage County judge retaliated against two courthouse employees for accusing him of sexual harassment and repeatedly lied to police and the board, in a separate matter, about firing a bullet through his apartment wall into an adjacent unit.

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