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HEPLERBROOM: Wasif Khan to Speak on Dental Practice Sales and Acquisitions

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

On March 5, Wasif Khan will be speaking at the Decatur Dental Society meeting about how to best structure sales/acquisitions of dental practices and the myriad legal considerations involved in such transactions.

NEAL GERBER & EISENBERG LLP: Neal Gerber Eisenberg Cross-Border Group Earns Global Recognition From Chambers

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is pleased to announce that for a second consecutive year the firm has earned the distinction of being featured in the Spotlight Table in the category "Energy: Mining & Metals (Transactional)" in the 2019 Chambers Global guide.

SEYFARTH SHAW LLP: Seyfarth Lawyers Selected to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

Seyfarth Shaw LLP is pleased to announce that lawyers Uma Chandrasekaran (Labor & Employment Partner - Chicago), Oluwafunmito "Funto" P. Seton (Labor & Employment Associate - Houston) and Honore Hishamunda (Labor & Employment Associate - Atlanta) have been selected to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Sheppard Mullin Announces 2019 Partner Class

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that 15 attorneys have been promoted to partner.

THOMPSON COBURN: Congress goes green: Thompson Coburn hosts panel on the legislative future of banking and cannabis

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

On Tuesday, February 5, members of the financial services industry gathered at Thompson Coburn for a discussion on cannabis banking reform.

DUANE MORRIS LLP: Duane Morris Partner Jon Grouf Elected Chair of International Bar Association's Legal Practice Division

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2019

Jon Grouf has been elected chair of the Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association(IBA) for a two-year term.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Chambers USA Recognizes 73 Fox Attorneys

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

.Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that 73 firm attorneys are included in the 2019 Chambers USA guide.

K & L GATES: K&L Gates, Lawyers Recognized as IP and Trademark Leaders in 2019 World Trademark Review 1000 Rankings

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Global law firm K&L Gates LLP and seven partners across the firm’s offices have again been recognized among the world’s leading trademark practices and professionals in World Trademark Review’s annual WTR 1000 rankings, a global survey of leading trademark practitioners in 70 jurisdictions.

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Lewis Brisbois Creates New Illinois Bipa Practice Group

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Lewis Brisbois has formed a new sub-practice within its Labor & Employment Practice that will focus solely on claims relating to Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA, or “the Act”).

THOMPSON COBURN: American Lawyer columnist recognizes Thompson Coburn as a ‘unicorn’ firm for new African American partners

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Thompson Coburn was recently recognized by American Lawyer senior columnist Vivia Chen for electing four women and two people of color to partnership.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Michael Hultquist Joins Husch Blackwell's Chicago Office

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Based in the firm’s Chicago office, Hultquist focuses his practice in the area of complex commercial litigation and product liability.

Appeals panel: Woman who bumped into half-open Hobby Lobby door should have looked, waited before entering

By Cook County Record | Feb 15, 2019

A state appeals panel says a McHenry woman can't keep alive her lawsuit against Hobby Lobby after she walked into an automatic door at one of the chain's crafting stores.

Woman claims she was struck by elevator door at Loyola University Medical Center

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

A woman is suing Loyola University Medical Center, citing alleged negligence.

Estate's sole beneficiary claims O'Brien Law Group breached its fiduciary duty

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

A beneficiary is suing law firm O'Brien Law Group PC and attorney Therese O'Brien, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty and negligence.

Chicago Public Media claims city budget committee didn't comply with Freedom of Information Act

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

Chicago Public Media is suing the city of Chicago, alleging violation of the Freedom of Information Act.

Kindred Hospital is accused in widow's wrongful death lawsuit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 15, 2019

A widow is suing nursing home facilities, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Parents of woman born with disabilities claim Motorola exposed expectant mother to harmful substances

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 15, 2019

Parents of a child born with disabilities are suing Motorola Solutions, citing alleged negligence and failure to warn and protect.

IL EPA orders Sterigenics plant shut down; Sterigenics will seek to reverse 'indefensible' action

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 15, 2019

Illinois state environmental regulators have issued an order essentially closing down a medical device sterilization facility in suburban Willowbrook accused of emitting cancer-causing chemicals into the air.

Judge pulls plug on ex-students' class action vs DeVry over graduate job placement claims

By Scott Holland | Feb 15, 2019

CHICAGO — A federal judge has again dismissed a class action that former DeVry University students brought against the school.

Judge quashes Algonquin Township's effort to subpoena Edgar County Watchdogs' Dropbox records

By John Breslin | Feb 15, 2019

Press freedom activists have expressed concern at an attempt by an Illinois township to subpoena the records of a watchdog news site, and now that subpoena has been quashed by a county circuit court.

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