Legal Roundup

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Ray J. Koenig III Received Chicago House & Social Service Agency 2019 Service Award

By Clark Hill PLC | May 13, 2019

Ray J. Koenig III was recently honored to receive the Chicago House & Social Service Agency 2019 Service Award at Chicago House’s 33rd Annual Spring Brunch and Fashion Show, “Rhapsody on the Runway,” on May 5, 2019.

JONES DAY: Jones Day named to Pro Bono Hot List 2019 by The National Law Journal

By Jones Day | May 13, 2019

Jones Day has been named to The National Law Journal's "2019 Pro Bono Hot List" for its success in several major pro bono initiatives.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: The National Law Journal Names McGuireWoods’ Amber Walsh, Scott Becker Healthcare Law Trailblazers

By McGuireWoods LLP | May 13, 2019

McGuireWoods Chicago partners Amber McGraw Walsh and Scott Becker are among The National Law Journal’s inaugural list of Healthcare Law Trailblazers.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown named “ABS Law Firm of the Year” at GlobalCapital’s US Securitization Awards

By Mayer Brown | May 13, 2019

Mayer Brown was named “ABS Law Firm of the Year” by GlobalCapital at its 2019 US Securitization Awards, which recognized law firms, banks, issuers, data providers and accounting firms for “outstanding achievement in structured finance markets.”

POLSINELLI PAC: Polsinelli Strengthens Business Bench, Adding Noted Chicago Tax Pro

By Polsinelli PAC | May 13, 2019

Am Law 100 firm, Polsinelli, welcomes Edward J. Hannon to its Tax Practice in Chicago.

SEYFARTH SHAW LLP: Seyfarth Shortlisted for 2019 Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards

By Seyfarth Shaw Et Al | May 7, 2019

Seyfarth has been shortlisted for the 2019 Chambers USA Diversity & Inclusion Awards.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown transaction wins “Deal of the Year” in Power Finance & Risk’s Deals and Firms of the Year Awards

By Mayer Brown | May 7, 2019

Mayer Brown advised on a transaction named “North America Renewables/Battery Project Finance Deal of the Year” by Power Finance & Risk in its 16th annual Deals and Firms of the Year Awards.

CHUHAK & TECSON: Ten ways we're giving back

By Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. | May 7, 2019

This year, Chuhak & Tecson’s Women Helping Women program (WHW) is celebrating its 10th anniversary by giving back to the Chicagoland community through an effort titled, 10 Ways to Give Back.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN ARONOFF: Susan White Named Fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | May 7, 2019

Benesch is pleased to announce that Susan M. White has been selected as an Associate Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Crain’s Chicago Features Donna More Among Notable Women Executives

By Fox Rothschild LLP | May 6, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Donna B. More, who was named to the coveted Notable Women Executives list by Crain’s Chicago Business.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN: Benesch Ranked in Chambers 2019

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Apr 30, 2019

Benesch is pleased to announce that 24 attorneys and 9 practice areas have been recognized by Chambers & Partners in Chambers USA 2019.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF ILLINOIS: Suburban Tax Professional Guilty of Preparing and Filing More Than 160 Fraudulent Tax Returns

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois | Apr 30, 2019

A suburban tax professional has pleaded guilty to preparing and filing more than 160 fraudulent tax returns in an attempt to bilk the Internal Revenue Service out of at least $550,000.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Chambers USA 2019 Highly Ranks Freeborn Insurance and Reinsurance Practice and Partners

By Freeborn & Peters | Apr 30, 2019

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers USA has ranked the firm’s Reinsurance practice for the first time and five Freeborn insurance and reinsurance Partners in its 2019 legal industry guide.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Chambers USA 2019 Highly Ranks Freeborn Environment and Energy Law Attorneys in Illinois

By Freeborn & Peters | Apr 30, 2019

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers USA has ranked the Co-Leaders of the firm’s Environment and Energy Law Practice Group.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley Ranks 48th on 2019 Am Law 100

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Apr 29, 2019

Foley & Lardner jumped up six spots on this year’s Am Law 100.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: Former OneAmerica General Counsel Thomas Zurek joins insurance & reinsurance practice in Chicago

By Schiff, Hardin | Apr 23, 2019

Zurek has led in-house legal departments at two major insurance companies and brings significant experience in litigation – including arbitration and trial work – as well as transactional matters.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorneys Gary E. Green and Richard H. Chapman to Moderate and Speak About Diversity and Inclusion at the 2019 ELFA Legal Forum

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 23, 2019

Gary E. Green and Richard H. Chapman will moderate and speak, respectively, at the 2019 Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Legal Forum, April 28-30, 2019.

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Sheppard Mullin Makes Yale Law Women’s Top 10 List For Gender Equality And Family Friendliness

By Sheppard Mullin | Apr 22, 2019

Sheppard Mullin is proud to announce it has been recognized by Yale Law Women as one of the top 10 law firms for gender equity and for family friendliness in its 14th annual Top Ten Firms for Gender Equity and Family Friendliness Report.

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION: SEC and FINRA to Hold National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers on June 27, 2019

By U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission | Apr 22, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today announced the opening of registration for their 2019 National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers, which will be held June 27, 2019, in Chicago.

SMITH AMUNDSEN LLC: Alan Farkas Named a Member of the AIA Eagle Society

By Smith Amundsen LLC | Apr 22, 2019

Congratulations to Alan Farkas on his membership to the AIA Eagle Society!

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