Legal Roundup

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

By HeplerBroom | 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 Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | 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 Seyfarth Shaw, LLP | 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 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | 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 Thompson Coburn LLP | 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 Duane Morris LLP | 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.

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

By K & L Gates | 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 | 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 Thompson Coburn LLP | 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 | Feb 18, 2019

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

Freeborn Growth Fuels Major Trial Successes for Clients in 2018, Further Establishes Firm as Litigation Powerhouse®

By Freeborn & Peters | Feb 14, 2019

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that it heads into 2019 continuing to expand its brand as a Litigation Powerhouse® with major trial victories and growth in litigation capabilities and geographical reach during the past year that rival many Am Law 100 firms in the nation.

BRYAN CAVE: DeBord Wins 2019 ABA Women of Legal Tech Award

By Bryan Cave | Feb 14, 2019

Chief Innovation Officer Kathryn DeBord has been selected as a 2019 American Bar Association LTRC Women of Legal Tech award winner.

GREENBERGTRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Among Top Trademark Firms in WTR 1000

By | Feb 13, 2019

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was recently nationally and regionally recognized by the World Trademark Review (WTR) in the ninth edition of the WTR 1000.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Four Dinsmore Attorneys Named Top in Trademark Law

By | Feb 13, 2019

Dinsmore IP partners James Dimitrijevs, Lisa Parker Gates, Karen Gaunt and Lynda Roesch have been recognized by World Trademark Review (WTR) in its 2019 edition of WTR 1000, a listing of the standout firms and attorneys in trademark law.

CHUHAK & TECSON: Joseph A. Tecson recognized as the first Asian American commissioner on the Cook County Board

By Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. | Feb 13, 2019

The County Historian for Cook County, in conjunction with the Cook County Board of Commissioners, proudly recognizes Joseph A. Tecson on the 43rd anniversary of his swearing in, February 11, 1976, as the first Asian American commissioner on the Cook County Board.

MAYER BROWN: World Trademark Review 1000 recognizes six Mayer Brown IP partners, awards Hong Kong IP practice top-tier ranking

By Mayer Brown | Feb 13, 2019

The 2019 edition of World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 recognized six partners in Mayer Brown’s global Intellectual Property practice and awarded the firm a top-tier ranking in Hong Kong SAR in the Enforcement & Litigation category.

CHUHAK & TECSON: Leynee Cruz honored as one of Negocios Now's Latinos 40 Under 40

By Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. | Feb 12, 2019

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C., is proud to announce that attorney Leynee A. Cruz has been named to the Latinos 40 Under 40 list, a highly selective honor given to Latinos in the Chicago area by Negocios Now, a national award-winning.

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Wtr Recognizes Three Lewis Brisbois Partners as World Leading Trademark Professionals

By Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP | Feb 12, 2019

The World Trademark Review (WTR) has recognized three of Lewis Brisbois’ Intellectual Property & Technology partners in the 2019 edition of its research directory World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

HUGHSES SOCOL PIERS: Ian Wagreich Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Corporate Immigration 2019

By Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym Ltd. | Feb 11, 2019

HSPRD’s Ian Wagreich has been recognized in the first edition of Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Corporate Immigration 2019.

CAFFARELLI & ASSOCIATES: Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. Obtains $1.2 Million Arbitration Award on Behalf of General Counsel

By Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. | Feb 11, 2019

Following a 2018 hearing handled by Alejandro Caffarelli and Lorrie Peeters, an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association in Chicago awarded a Firm client over $1.2 Million in backpay, interest, and attorneys’ fees in a claim filed pursuant to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act and common law breach of contract.

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