News from January 2019

Case activity for American Express vs Wallace Diane on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against Wallace Diane on Jan. 29:

Case activity for Portfolio Recovery vs Tiffany Gilmore on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Portfolio Recovery against Tiffany Gilmore on Jan. 29:

Case activity for American Express vs Caroline Schiff on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against Caroline Schiff on Jan. 29:

Case activity for Wfl Limited Partne vs Ron March And Association on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by Wfl Limited Partne against Ron March And Association on Jan. 29:

Case activity for American Express vs Francis April on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against Francis April on Jan. 29:

Case activity for American Express vs Issa Sultan on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against Issa Sultan on Jan. 29:

Case activity for American Express vs Michael J. Koh on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against Michael J. Koh on Jan. 29:

Case activity for American Express vs Yitzhaki Refael on Jan. 29

By The Cook County Record | Jan 29, 2019

The Circuit Court of Cook County reported the following activities in the suit brought by American Express against Yitzhaki Refael on Jan. 29:

Restaurant owners OK to continue suit accusing Worth mayor, cops of politically-motivated harassment

By Scott Holland | Jan 29, 2019

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the former owners of a restaurant and hookah lounge, who accused the village of Worth, its mayor and police officers of harassing them for supporting the mayor's political rival.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: 23 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Edition of Illinois Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

The 2019 edition of Illinois Super Lawyers includes 23 attorneys from the Chicago office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

CASSIDAY SCHADE LLP: Eight Attorneys Are Recognized by Thomson Reuters as 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Cassiday Schade is pleased to annonce that eight attorneys have been named 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters.

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN PC: Four Epstein Becker Green Attorneys in Chicago Named to 2019 Super Lawyers List

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that four attorneys based in the firm’s Chicago office have been selected for the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list.

SMITH AMUNDSEN LLC: 37 SmithAmundsen Attorneys Included on 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

SmithAmundsen is pleased to announce the inclusion of 37 attorneys on the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and 2019 Illinois Rising Stars lists.

DRINKER BIDDLE: Products Liability Lawyer Jennifer L. Ilkka Joins Drinker Biddle

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

National law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is expanding its Products Liability and Mass Tort Group in Chicago with the addition of partner Jennifer L. Ilkka.

ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Raoul Announces $120 Million Settlement With Johnson & Johnson And Medical Device Business Inc. Over False & Misleading Statements

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined with 45 other attorneys general to announce a $120 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Medical Device Business Inc., formerly known as DePuy Inc., to resolve allegations that DePuy unlawfully promoted its metal-on-metal hip implant devices, the ASR XL and the Pinnacle Ultamet.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: Super Lawyers Names 39 Schiff Attorneys to 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

We are pleased to announce that 39 Schiff Hardin attorneys have been recognized on the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

HEYL ROYSTER: 17 Heyl Royster Attorneys Selected by Illinois Super Lawyers in 2019

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Heyl Royster is pleased to announce that 17 of our lawyers have been named either Illinois Super Lawyersor Rising Stars.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Expands Chicago Office with Four New Shareholders

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added David P. Radelet, Christopher A. Johlie, Jeff Nowak and Staci Ketay Rotman as shareholders in the firm’s Chicago office.

FOLEY & LARDNER: Foley Attorneys Named Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that 21 of its Chicago lawyers have been named to the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list – a distinction limited to just 5 percent of the state’s lawyers.

New BIPA class actions target Walmart, Handi-Foil, Bob's Discount Furniture, others over fingerprint scans

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 29, 2019

In the wake of an Illinois Supreme Court ruling appearing to green light such actions, a flurry of class action lawsuits have landed in Cook County courts in the last few days, accusing a number of employers, including Walmart, of violating a state privacy law in making employees scan their fingerprints when punching the clock or accessing cash registers.

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