Legal Roundup

SHOOK HARDY & BACON LLP: Shook Named Product Liability Defense Firm of the Year

By Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | Jul 7, 2018

Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers has named Shook, Hardy & Bacon the Product Liability Defense Firm of the Year for the 14th consecutive year.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: Schiff Hardin Recognized for Significant Pro Bono Contributions for Seventh Year in a Row

By Schiff Hardin LLP | Jun 25, 2018

Schiff Hardin is proud to announce that the firm has been named to the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Pro Bono Recognition Roster for the seventh consecutive year.

WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Colorado’s Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act Restricts Enforceability of Indemnity Provisions

By Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP | Jun 25, 2018

On May 30, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law Senate Bill 18-062, referred to as the “Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act” (the Act), codified at C.R.S. § 13-21-129.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: Schiff Hardin Adds Michael K. Moyers as Partner and Two Associates to Growing Trusts & Estates Practice in Chicago

By Schiff Hardin LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Schiff Hardin LLP issued the following announcement on June 11.Schiff Hardin LLP announced that Michael K.

SWANSON MARTIN & BELL: Haddox Named to Law Bulletin Media's "40 Under Forty" List

By Swanson Martin & Bell LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP partner Derrick L. Haddox was named to the Law Bulletin Media's "40 Under Forty" list for 2018.

CORBOY & DEMETRIO: Corboy & Demetrio files lawsuit for porch collapse victims

By Corboy & Demetrio | Jun 22, 2018

Corboy & Demetrio has filed a negligence lawsuit on behalf of Robert Powell, Joellen Powell, and their daughter Claire Powell, 19, of Highland Park in the collapse of their second-story porch at the apartment they were renting.

CASSIDAY SCHADE: Cassiday Schade Attorney Jean M. Golden is Appointed as an Associate Judge for Cook County Circuit Court

By Cassiday Schade LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Jean M. Golden, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, has been selected for an Illinois associate judgeship in Cook County. Golden was one of 17 associate judges selected.

POMERANTZ LLP: Pomerantz LLP Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in In Re Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. Securities Litigation

By | Jun 22, 2018

Pomerantz LLP issued the following announcement on June 8.On June 7, 2018, Pomerantz LLP was appointed Co-Lead Counsel in a class action lawsuit against Cemex, S.A.B.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN & ARONOFF: Dr. Chia Yun Chou Joins Benesch

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Benesch is pleased to announce that Dr. Chia Yun Chou has joined the firm’s Columbus office.

SMITH AMUNDSEN: Lawyer Monthly Recognizes Heather Bailey in "2018 Women in Law Awards"

By | Jun 22, 2018

Congratulations to Heather Bailey on her selection to Lawyer Monthly’s International 2018 “Women in Law Awards” for her work in labor and employment law in the US!

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods M&A Team Closes SPX Corporation’s $189 Million Acquisition of CUES

By McGuireWoods LLP | Jun 22, 2018

McGuireWoods represented SPX Corporation, a supplier of highly engineered products and technologies, in its $189 million acquisition of CUES Inc., a leading manufacturer of pipeline inspection and rehabilitation equipment.

THOMPSON COBURN LLP: 44 Thompson Coburn attorneys included on Super Lawyers lists for Washington D.C., Southern California and Illinois

By Thompson Coburn LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Another 2018 edition of Super Lawyers has been released, and 44 attorneys have made the publication’s lists.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Holland & Knight Honored with Two “Women in Business Law” Awards; Named Best Firm for Diversity

By Holland & Knight | Jun 22, 2018

Holland & Knight was named the "Best Firm for Diversity" in North America at the seventh annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards ceremony in New York on June 7.

FAEGRE BAKER DANIEL: Marlo Miksche Joins Faegre Baker Daniels in Minneapolis

By Faegre Baker Daniels | Jun 22, 2018

Marlo Miksche has joined Faegre Baker Daniels as part of the intellectual property group in the firm’s Minneapolis office.

CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY: Statement from Chief Judge Evans on the passing of Judge Leighton

By | Jun 22, 2018

Please see the below statement issued by Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans:

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: The Legal 500 Recognizes Three Schiff Hardin Practices for the Third Time in a Row

By Schiff Hardin LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three of its practice groups have been recognized for the third consecutive year by The Legal 500 United States 2018 guide, a nationwide analysis of law firms with input from more than 300,000 corporate counsel on which firms provide the most cutting-edge and innovative advice.

NEAL GERBER & EISENBERG LLP: The Legal 500 USA Recommends Four Neal Gerber Eisenberg Practices and 16 Attorneys in the 2018 Edition

By Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Four Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP practice groups and 16 attorneys have been recognized among the top in the nation in the newly released 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Shelly A. DeRousse Named Finalist for Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA 2018

By Freeborn & Peters | Jun 22, 2018

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Shelly A. DeRousse, a Partner in the firm’s Chicago office and Co-Leader of Freeborn’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice Group, is one of six women in the nation to be named a finalist for the Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA 2018.

CHUHAK & TECSON: Mitchell Weinstein becomes president of the firm

By Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. | Jun 22, 2018

Seasoned Business, Tax and Estate Planning attorney takes reins from Andrew Tecson, bringing extensive management and operational experience to the role

ILLINOIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Illinois Chamber of Commerce Statement - Volkswagen Settlement

By Illinois Chamber of Commerce | Jun 22, 2018

“The Illinois Chamber of Commerce believes the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (IEPA) draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) is the right direction and applauds the IEPA for their unprecedented period for public comments.

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