Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Ananya Hindupur, a first-year law student at the University of Michigan Law School, and Sahiba Chopra, a first-year law student at Vanderbilt University Law School, have been named Diversity Scholars in Chicago and New York, respectively.
Scott Cruz, Member in Clark Hill’s Labor and Employment group, will speak at the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association’s, Business Briefing, “Employer To-Do List,” on April 16, 2019 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP issued the following announcement on March 29.The nation’s largest civil rights organization dedicated to LGBTQ equality has recognized Shook for its inclusive work environment.
The Chicago Archdiocese is asking a federal judge for permission to take straight to a federal appeals court the question of whether a Calumet City church music director, who has accused the local Catholic Church of firing him for being gay, can sidestep the legal latitude afforded churches under the Constitution by repackaging his lawsuit to instead argue the church subjected him to a hostile work environment.
A Chicago federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by an advocacy agency for the disabled, which alleged for decades the city of Chicago has not ensured its subsidized housing is accessible to those with disabilities, saying the agency has put forth believable arguments the city's alleged shortcomings caused it to spend extra resources to help the disabled find suitable housing.
Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew J. O’Hara and Jeffrey A. Rossman, Partners in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, have been named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars for providing superior client service in the area of litigation.
The Working With Experts course will soon be available for Financial Poise Webinars' Newbie Litigator School’s Winter/Spring 2019 session. It will take place Wednesday, April 24 from 1-2 p.m. Central Standard Time.
Class action lawsuits targeting employers and other businesses for allegedly violating an Illinois biometric privacy law continue to roll into Cook County’s courts, as trial lawyers continue to pile up the complaints in the wake of a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision giving the green light to such actions. Businesses hit with the suits include Roosevelt University; CSX; Hearthside Food Solutions; and Professional Freezing Solutions.
A Chicago federal judge has delivered a win to Amazon and Chinese online seller Shenzhen Gangshen Technology Company Ltd. in a lawsuit filed by an Illinois couple, who claimed their home was damaged when the hoverboard they purchased caught fire.