Legal Roundup

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.

SALVI, SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Attorneys sworn in to positions with Lake County Bar Association

By Lake County Bar Association | Jun 22, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, two Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. attorneys were sworn in to positions with the Lake County Bar Association at the 2018 LCBA Installation Dinner.

EPSTEIN BECKER & GREEN: Former DOJ Trial Attorney Janene Marasciullo and Former U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division Co-Chief Eric W. Moran Join Epstein Becker Green

By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. | Jun 22, 2018

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Janene Marasciullo and Eric W. Moran have joined as Members of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Litigation & Business Disputes practices

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2018

By Jackson Lewis P.C. | Jun 22, 2018

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design; Immigration; Labor and Employment Disputes (including collective actions): Defense; Labor-Management Relations and Workplace and Employment Counseling.

SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON LLP: Sheppard Mullin Embraces Cutting-Edge Legal Technology with Gavelytics Partnership

By Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Sheppard Mullin recently partnered with judicial analytics company Gavelytics to provide the firm’s lawyers with access to background information and actionable insights on civil trial court judges.Original source can be found here.

FAEGRE BAKER DANIEL: The Legal 500 Recommends Two FaegreBD Practices

By Faegre Baker Daniels | Jun 22, 2018

The Legal 500’s 2018 United States edition has recognized two FaegreBD legal practices.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Holland & Knight Lawyers, Practices Recognized in Legal 500 U.S. Guide

By Holland & Knight | Jun 22, 2018

Several Holland & Knight practices and attorneys received recommendations in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Names Co-Chairs of Hospitality Industry Group

By Littler Mendelson P.C. | Jun 22, 2018

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has appointed Nashville Office Managing Shareholder Jennifer Robinson and Houston Shareholder David Jordan as co-chairs of its Hospitality Industry Group.

VEDDER PRICE: Vedder Price Names Joseph Kye and Venu Talanki Vice Chairs of the Finance & Transactions Practice

By Vedder Price PC | Jun 22, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Joseph H. Kye and Venu V. Talanki have been named Vice Chairs of the firm’s Finance & Transactions practice group.

POWER ROGERS & SMITH: Attorney Larry R. Rogers, Sr. receives distinguished service award from John Marshall Law School

By Power, Rogers, & Smith PC | Jun 22, 2018

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. is excited to announce that attorney Larry R. Rogers, Sr. received the Distinguished Service Award from the John Marshall Law School on Thursday, May 17.

DESPRES SCHWARTZ & GEOGHEGAN LTD.: Twenty-two school districts sue the State of Illinois for funding

By Despres Schwartz & Geoghegan Ltd. | Jun 22, 2018

Despres, Schwartz & Geoghegan, Ltd. filed a complaint on behalf of 22 school districts, suing for full funding they are entitled to under the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act, signed into law on August 31, 2017.

CHUHAK & TECSON: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority set to tighten expungement rules even further

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

Perhaps the most important arrow in the quiver of broker-dealers, their registered representatives, and other securities professionals when it comes to protecting their livelihoods and reputations is the ability to have negative information expunged from the Central Registration Depository (CRD) system and hence from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck website.

BENESCH, FRIEDLANDLER, COPLAN & ARONOFF LLP: Benesch Ranks in 2018 BTI Brand Elite

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

Benesch is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a brand leader in the BTI Brand Elite 2018: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Link Launches GDPR E-learning for Organization-wide Training

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | Jun 22, 2018

The online legal information and training provider, Baker McKenzie Link, has launched a new e-learning program that focusses on the GDPR and global data privacy ahead of the GDPR enforcement deadline.

SEYFARTH SHAW LLP: Seyfarth Launches Blockchain Technologies Team

By Seyfarth Shaw, LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced the formal launch of its Blockchain Technologies team, an interdisciplinary group of lawyers who counsel clients and interface with regulators to address legal issues raised by blockchain technology.

SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON LLP: Sheppard Mullin Represents Aretex Capital Partners in Deal to Acquire Alerian

By Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Sheppard Mullin represented Aretex Capital Partners, a global private equity firm, in its agreement to acquire Alerian and certain related matters.

FOX ROTHSCHILD: Fox’s Carolyn Richmond Named Among the ‘Most Powerful Employment Attorneys’

By Fox Rothschild LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Fox Rothschild congratulates Carolyn D. Richmond, who was named among 2018’s “Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” by Human Resource Executive magazine.

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