Legal Roundup

CAFFARELLI & ASSOCIATES: Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. Obtains $1.2 Million Arbitration Award on Behalf of General Counsel

By Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. | Feb 11, 2019

Following a 2018 hearing handled by Alejandro Caffarelli and Lorrie Peeters, an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association in Chicago awarded a Firm client over $1.2 Million in backpay, interest, and attorneys’ fees in a claim filed pursuant to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act and common law breach of contract.

BENESCH LAW: 4 Benesch Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers; 8 Named Illinois Rising Stars

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Feb 11, 2019

Benesch is pleased to announce that four of its Illinois attorneys have been named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and eight have been named 2019 Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®.

BARACK FERRAZZANO: Barack Ferrazzano Adds New Practice Leaders

By | Feb 11, 2019

It's been 35 years since a couple of Northwestern University law professors and big-law attorneys came together with a vision to create Barack Ferrazzano.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord’s Steve Whitmer Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel ‎of America‎

By Locke Lord LLP | Feb 11, 2019

Steve Whitmer, a member of Locke Lord’s Executive Committee and Chair of the Firm’s Chicago Litigation Department, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).

HAMILTON WEBER: Hamilton Weber Celebrates 20 Years!

By | Feb 11, 2019

Hamilton Weber LLC issued the following announcement on Feb. 6.At MVP’s Annual Shareholder Meeting on January 26th, shareholders elected Greg Goheen and Steve McManus to MVP's Board of Directors.

CLAUSEN MILLER: Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers

By | Feb 6, 2019

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that five attorneys were selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers.

SWANSON MARTIN & BELL LLP: Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Recognizes Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys for Pro Bono Assistance

By Swanson Martin & Bell LLP | Feb 6, 2019

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) recognized Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys Anthony J. Monacoand Claire M. Whitehead for their pro bono representation of a U.S. Air Force veteran.

HUGHES SOCOL PIERS: 20 HSPRD Attorneys named 2019 Super Lawyers

By | Feb 6, 2019

Every year, our team of dedicated and talented attorneys work on some of the most complex cases in the country.

NEAL GERBER & EISENBERG LLP: Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property Practice Receives Top Ranking in World Trademark Review 1000

By Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | Feb 6, 2019

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is pleased to announce that partners Lee J. Eulgen, Michael G. Kelber, Antony J. McShane and the Intellectual Property practice group have been recognized in 2019 World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000).

CHUHAK & TECSON: Principal and Naperville councilman Kevin Coyne introduces Senator John Curran to the Naperville Area Leaders Network

By Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. | Feb 5, 2019

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. principal Kevin M. Coyne will introduce Senator John Curran and provide opening remarks to the Naperville Area Leaders Network (NALN) at 7 p.m. Monday, February 11, at Aurelio’s Pizza in Naperville.

SWANSON MARTIN & BELL LLP: Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Names Six New Partners

By Swanson Martin & Bell LLP | Feb 5, 2019

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that six associates have been promoted to partner.

BENESCH LAW: Jennifer Stapleton Joins Benesch

By | Feb 5, 2019

As Benesch continues its commitment to recruiting top-notch legal talent from around the nation, the firm is pleased to announce that Jennifer Stapleton has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Freeborn Welcomes Partner Michael D. Whitty, Expands Trusts and Estates, Family Office Practices

By Freeborn & Peters | Feb 5, 2019

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Trusts and Estates and Family Office practices with the addition of Michael D. Whitty as a Partner.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: 2019 Leading Lawyers Lists Recognize 95 Schiff Attorneys

By Schiff Hardin LLP | Feb 5, 2019

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to have 95 attorneys named to the 2019 Leading Lawyers list. Leading Lawyers, a division of Law Bulletin Media, recognizes the top five percent of licensed attorneys in Illinois and Michigan.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods’ Matthew Rash Appointed Apple Hospitality REIT General Counsel

By McGuireWoods LLP | Feb 5, 2019

McGuireWoods partner Matthew Rash will join firm client Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) in March as senior vice president and general counsel.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord Re-Elects Chair, Vice Chairs; New Co-Chair of Board ‎of Directors; Several New Members to Executive Committee and ‎Board ‎

By Locke Lord LLP | Feb 5, 2019

Locke Lord’s Executive Committee has re-elected David Taylor (Houston) as Chair of the Firm and Jennifer Kenedy (Chicago), Bill Swanstrom (Houston) and Thomas Yoxall(Dallas) as Vice Chairs of its Executive Committee.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore Adds 9 Lateral Attorneys Across 5 Offices

By | Feb 5, 2019

Beginning 2019 with continued strategic growth, Dinsmore welcomes nine lateral attorneys who join the firm in its Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Louisville offices.

HEPLERBROOM: Wagener Presents Webinar on Professional Advocacy

By HeplerBroom | Feb 4, 2019

Susan Wagener is presenting a continuing education webinar to educate nursing professionals about advocating on their own behalf to protect and defend their nursing licenses.

GREENSFELDER: Belleville Chamber Honors Kurt Schroeder as Citizen of the Year

By Greensfelder | Feb 4, 2019

Greensfelder Officer Kurt Schroeder has been honored as the 2018 Citizen of the Year by the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Attorney Jim Argionis Honored for Exceptional Community Service by Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce

By Cozen O'Connor - Chicago | Jan 31, 2019

Cozen O’Connor attorney Jim Argionis, a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice in Chicago, has been named a 2018 “Community Star” by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce.

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