Legal Roundup

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.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Receives Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum

By Littler Mendelson P.C. | Jun 21, 2018

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has been awarded the Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the eighth consecutive year.

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