News from April 2019

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: Thomas DeSplinter Joins McGuireWoods’ M&A, Private Equity Groups as Chicago Partner

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Thomas J. DeSplinter, whose practice focuses largely on transactions involving major companies and private equity firms, particularly within the energy industry, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in Chicago.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Announces D&I Advancements

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, continues to make significant strides towards advancing the firm’s commitment to inclusivity, including appointing the firm’s first-ever Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Jana Simon, renaming the firm’s law school scholarship program and announcing a new slate of leaders for its internal attorney resource groups.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Lawyers Named to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Baker McKenzie is pleased to announce that Brandon Moseberry and Alysha Preston have been accepted into the 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program and Pathfinder Program, respectively.

HEPLERBROOM: Hay Discusses Anatomy of a Malpractice Claim

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

On April 17, Linda Hay will be the featured speaker at the McHenry County Medical Society’s meeting, where she will discuss the anatomy of a malpractice claim. The meeting will be held at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Algonquin.

Ruling 'does not bode well for pension reform,' says reform advocate

By Karen Kidd | Apr 8, 2019

An Illinois Supreme Court decision earlier this week that could double a union lobbyist's pension because he worked one day as a substitute teacher more deeply entrenches the state's pension crisis, an advocate for transparency in government said during a recent interview.

Judge allows discrimination lawsuit vs Pritzker campaign, defamation claim vs Stratton, to continue

By Scott Holland | Apr 8, 2019

A lawsuit which accuses the campaign of Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker of racial discrimination, and accuses Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton of defamation, can continue, a Chicago federal judge has ruled.

Case activity for Gonzalez Victor vs De La Espriella on April 5

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Gonzalez Victor and Cesareo Ma De Los against De La Espriella on April 5:

Case activity for G & i Ix 1723 LLC vs A.v.c. Tech Inc on April 5

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by G & i Ix 1723 LLC against A.v.c. Tech Inc on April 5:

Case activity for Hughes Timothy vs Hassett Express on April 5

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Hughes Timothy and Katrina Libby against Hassett Express and George McGregor on April 5:

Case activity for Shops of Edgebrook vs Little Kid N Me on April 5

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Shops of Edgebrook against Little Kid N Me on April 5:

April 1: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for personal injury(motor vehicle) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The following personal injury(motor vehicle)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 1. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for John Davison vs Great Lakes Adjust on April 5

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by John Davison against Great Lakes Adjust and Michael Pusateri on April 5:

Circuit Court of Cook County: Actions Taken on April 1

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activity on April 1 in the suits below:

Case activity for Bell Mary vs Jackson Pauline on April 5

By The Cook County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Bell Mary and West Mary against Jackson Pauline on April 5:

Appeals panel: Lawsuit vs condo association wasn't frivolous; plaintiff shouldn't owe $111K legal fee sanctions

By Scott Holland | Apr 9, 2019

A state appeals panel reversed a Cook County judge’s dismissal of a lawsuit in which a man claimed his condo board retaliated against him for lodging complaints.

IL Atty Gen: OxyContin maker committed fraud, marketed deceptively

By Scott Holland | Apr 9, 2019

Lawsuit accuses Purdue Pharma of illegally pushing opioids on state's residents while downplaying risks

April 2: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for joint action cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 10, 2019

The following joint action-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 2: Circuit Court of Cook County docket for tort(not personal injury) cases

By The Cook County Record | Apr 10, 2019

The following tort(not personal injury)-related cases were on the docket in the Circuit Court of Cook County on April 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Jones Alyea vs Wilson Michael on April 8

By The Cook County Record | Apr 10, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Jones Alyea and Jones London against Wilson Michael on April 8:

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