Legal Roundup

ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Announces Settlements With Four Fast Food Chains to End Use of No-poach Agreements

By Illinois Attorney General | Mar 18, 2019

Attorney General Kwame Raoul, as part of a coalition of 14 attorneys general, announced settlements under which four national fast food franchisors will cease using “no-poach” agreements, which restrict the rights of fast food workers to change jobs from one franchise to another within the same restaurant chain.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Freeborn Welcomes Employment Partner Erin McAdams

By Freeborn & Peters | Mar 18, 2019

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Erin E. McAdams has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group, focusing on employment litigation and counseling.

POLSINELLI: Chambers Global Recognizes Two Polsinelli Attorneys with Top Rankings

By Polsinelli PAC | Mar 18, 2019

Chambers, a leading legal industry rankings organization, recognized Am Law 100 Firm Polsinelli Shareholders Joyce G. Mazero and William A. Tanenbaum in its 2019 Chambers Global rankings with top industry recognitions.

TRESSLER LLP: 15 Tressler Attorneys Selected as 2019 Illinois Leading Lawyers

By Tressler LLP | Mar 18, 2019

Tressler is proud to announce that 15 attorneys have been named Illinois Leading Lawyers for 2019.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 11, 2019

Seventeen attorneys of Clark Hill’s Chicago office have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Ray J. Koenig Named One of Illinois Top 100 Super Lawyers 2019

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 11, 2019

Ray J. Koenig was recently selected for inclusion in the 2019 Illinois Top 100 Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, published by Law & Politics, is a consumer guide to outstanding attorneys.

HEPLERBROOM: Former Iepa Director Joins Heplerbroom’s Government Affairs & Environmental Law Practices

By HeplerBroom | Mar 11, 2019

HeplerBroom is pleased to announce that Alec Messina, immediate past Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, has joined the firm as a partner in its Springfield office.

HESSE MARTONE: Mary Osborn Joins Hessemartone to Head Firm’s New Illinois Office

By Hesse Martone | Mar 11, 2019

HesseMartone welcomes experienced attorney Mary Osborn as head of the Firm’s new Illinois office (Rockford/Chicago) and Special Counsel to the Firm.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Rivers Casino to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Mar 11, 2019

Midwest Gaming, LLC (operating as Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill.) will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Attorney Elizabeth Olivera Named to Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago

By Cozen O'Connor - Chicago | Mar 7, 2019

Cozen O’Connor attorney Elizabeth Olivera, an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice in Chicago, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago (FALA Chicago).

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Mark T. Dabertin Elected Fellow of American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers

By Pepper Hamilton LLP | Mar 5, 2019

Mark T. Dabertin, special counsel in the Financial Services Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton, was elected a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (ACCFSL).

SALVI SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: Patrick a. Salvi, Patrick a. Salvi Ii Named to Elite Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America for 2019

By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. | Mar 5, 2019

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. is pleased to announce Chairman and Managing Equity Partner Patrick A. Salvi and Chicago Managing Partner Patrick A. Salvi II have been selected to The 2019 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America for the third straight year.

HEYL ROYSTER: John Heil Elected for FBA Leadership Position

By Heyl Royster | Mar 5, 2019

Heyl Royster attorney John Heil was elected to serve as the 2019 President of the Federal Bar Association’s Central District of Illinois Chapter.

HEPLERBROOM: Banasek and Khan to Discuss Social Media’s Impact on Healthcare Claims

By HeplerBroom | Mar 5, 2019

Tammera Banasek and Wasif Khan will be among the featured speakers at a three-day healthcare management seminar.

VERNIS & BOWLING: Vernis & Bowling Sponsors CLM WC Conference

By Vernis & Bowling | Mar 5, 2019

Vernis & Bowling is proud to sponsor the 2019 CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Attorneys Win Asylum for Mexican Mother and her Three Children

By Cozen O'Connor - Chicago | Mar 4, 2019

Cozen O’Connor attorneys Julie Trester and Corey Hickman, of the firm’s Chicago office, recently won asylum for their client, a 21-year-old Mexican mother and her three children.

BENESCH LAW: Fast-Growing Benesch Adds Real Estate Associate in Chicago

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Feb 26, 2019

As Benesch continues expand its presence in Chicago, the firm is pleased to announce that associate Michael Ward has joined the firm’s Real Estate & Environmental Practice.

BENESCH LAW: Elizabeth Winiarski Joins Benesch as Associate

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Feb 26, 2019

Benesch announces that attorney Elizabeth Winiarski has been hired as an associate.

MEYERS & FLOWERS: $2.7 Million Settlement For 30-Year-Old Kane County Man Who Suffered A Complex Hip Injury In A Car Crash

By Meyers and Flowers LLC | Feb 26, 2019

On November 11, 2017, Javier was a passenger in his father's van as it was heading east on Bluff City Rd. in Elgin, Il.

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