Legal Roundup

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: Former OneAmerica General Counsel Thomas Zurek joins insurance & reinsurance practice in Chicago

By Schiff, Hardin | Apr 23, 2019

Zurek has led in-house legal departments at two major insurance companies and brings significant experience in litigation – including arbitration and trial work – as well as transactional matters.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorneys Gary E. Green and Richard H. Chapman to Moderate and Speak About Diversity and Inclusion at the 2019 ELFA Legal Forum

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 23, 2019

Gary E. Green and Richard H. Chapman will moderate and speak, respectively, at the 2019 Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Legal Forum, April 28-30, 2019.

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Sheppard Mullin Makes Yale Law Women’s Top 10 List For Gender Equality And Family Friendliness

By Sheppard Mullin | Apr 22, 2019

Sheppard Mullin is proud to announce it has been recognized by Yale Law Women as one of the top 10 law firms for gender equity and for family friendliness in its 14th annual Top Ten Firms for Gender Equity and Family Friendliness Report.

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION: SEC and FINRA to Hold National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers on June 27, 2019

By U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission | Apr 22, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today announced the opening of registration for their 2019 National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers, which will be held June 27, 2019, in Chicago.

SMITH AMUNDSEN LLC: Alan Farkas Named a Member of the AIA Eagle Society

By Smith Amundsen LLC | Apr 22, 2019

Congratulations to Alan Farkas on his membership to the AIA Eagle Society!

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill’s Ray J. Koenig III to Speak at IICLE’s 62nd Annual Estate Planning Short Course

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 22, 2019

Ray J. Koenig III, Member in Charge of the firm’s Chicago office, is to speak at the prestigious Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s (IICLE) 62nd Annual Estate Planning Short Course on May 7, 2019 in Chicago, IL and on May 15, 2019 in Champaign, IL.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Danielle Harris and Jennifer Queliz Selected to the 2019 National Employment Law Council Academy

By Cozen & O'Connor | Apr 16, 2019

Danielle Harris and Jennifer Queliz were selected as fellows in the 2019 National Employment Law Council Academy.

DLA PIPER: Firm announces partnership promotions for 2019

By DLA Piper | Apr 15, 2019

DLA Piper made the following announcement on April 2

SALVI SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: $14.85 Million for Woman Who Was Left Permanently Blind After Being Discharged From Vista West Er Twice

By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. | Apr 15, 2019

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has obtained a $14,850,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who was left permanently blind in both eyes due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a clot in her brain.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Bankruptcy Attorney Phillip Nelson Joins Holland & Knight in Chicago

By Holland & Knight | Apr 15, 2019

Bankruptcy Attorney Phillip W. Nelson has joined Holland & Knight as a senior counsel in the firm's Chicago office.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods Adds Julie Letwat to Nationally Renowned Healthcare Practice in Chicago

By McGuireWoods LLP | Apr 15, 2019

Julie Letwat has joined McGuireWoods in its Chicago office, adding more than two decades of regulatory and policy experience in the healthcare and life sciences industries to the firm’s nationally recognized healthcare practice.

HEPLERBROOM: Hay Discusses Anatomy of a Malpractice Claim

By HeplerBroom | 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.

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

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | 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.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Announces D&I Advancements

By Jackson Lewis LLP | 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.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Fox Announces Leadership Transitions

By Fox Rothschild LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce it has appointed new leadership to three of the firm’s departments and offices as well as seven practice groups.

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

By McGuireWoods LLP | 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.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Freeborn Litigators Matthew O’Hara and Jeffrey Rossman Named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars

By Freeborn & Peters | Apr 2, 2019

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.

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