Legal Roundup

SHOOK HARDY & BACON LLP: Shook Earns Recognition for Diversity Inclusion in Corporate Equality Index

By Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | Apr 1, 2019

Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP issued the following announcement on March 29.The nation’s largest civil rights organization dedicated to LGBTQ equality has recognized Shook for its inclusive work environment.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Scott Cruz to Present at the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association’s Business Briefing, “Employer To-Do List” April 16, 2019

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 1, 2019

Scott Cruz, Member in Clark Hill’s Labor and Employment group, will speak at the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association’s, Business Briefing, “Employer To-Do List,” on April 16, 2019 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley Attorneys Named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Apr 1, 2019

Four Foley partners have been named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars by The BTI Consulting Group.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN: Yelena Boxer Named BTI Client Service All-Star

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Apr 1, 2019

Benesch is pleased to announce that Yelena Boxer has been named a BTI Client Service All-Star 2019.

VEDDER PRICE PC: Ananya Hindupur and Sahiba Chopra Named 2019 Diversity Scholars

By Vedder Price PC | Apr 1, 2019

Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Ananya Hindupur, a first-year law student at the University of Michigan Law School, and Sahiba Chopra, a first-year law student at Vanderbilt University Law School, have been named Diversity Scholars in Chicago and New York, respectively.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Strasburger Attorney Sam Louis to Participate in Roundtable on Danger of Counterfeit Medicines

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 25, 2019

Clark Hill issued the following announcement on March 18.On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Clark Hill healthcare attorney Sam Louis joins former FBI Director Louis Freeh in a discussion regarding the growing threat posed by illegal pill presses – the easily-obtainable machinery used to create counterfeit medicines.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Holland & Knight Receives ABA Military Pro Bono Project Outstanding Services Award for 7th Year in a Row

By Holland & Knight | Mar 25, 2019

Holland & Knight has been recognized with the Outstanding Services Award for the seventh consecutive year by the American Bar Association's (ABA) Military Pro Bono Project.

MORGAN LEWIS: Morgan Lewis Launches ML Well Program

By Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP | Mar 25, 2019

Working with Chief Engagement Officer Amanda Smith, ML Well is led by the firm’s first Director of Employee Wellbeing, Krista Logelin.

VEDDER PRICE PC: Investment Industry Veteran Jay Novatney Joins Vedder Price

By Vedder Price PC | Mar 25, 2019

Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Jay Novatney has joined Vedder Price as an Investment Services Shareholder in the Chicago office.

HEPLERBROOM: Chicago Adds Associate Attorney

By HeplerBroom | Mar 25, 2019

Kathleen E. Freeman has joined HeplerBroom in its Chicago office as an associate attorney. Freeman focuses her practice on governmental and civil rights law, personal injury, and insurance coverage litigation in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest.

ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Announces Settlements With Four Fast Food Chains to End Use of No-poach Agreements

By Illinois Attorney General | Mar 18, 2019

Attorney General Kwame Raoul, as part of a coalition of 14 attorneys general, announced settlements under which four national fast food franchisors will cease using “no-poach” agreements, which restrict the rights of fast food workers to change jobs from one franchise to another within the same restaurant chain.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Freeborn Welcomes Employment Partner Erin McAdams

By Freeborn & Peters | Mar 18, 2019

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Erin E. McAdams has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group, focusing on employment litigation and counseling.

POLSINELLI: Chambers Global Recognizes Two Polsinelli Attorneys with Top Rankings

By Polsinelli PAC | Mar 18, 2019

Chambers, a leading legal industry rankings organization, recognized Am Law 100 Firm Polsinelli Shareholders Joyce G. Mazero and William A. Tanenbaum in its 2019 Chambers Global rankings with top industry recognitions.

TRESSLER LLP: 15 Tressler Attorneys Selected as 2019 Illinois Leading Lawyers

By Tressler LLP | Mar 18, 2019

Tressler is proud to announce that 15 attorneys have been named Illinois Leading Lawyers for 2019.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 11, 2019

Seventeen attorneys of Clark Hill’s Chicago office have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Ray J. Koenig Named One of Illinois Top 100 Super Lawyers 2019

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 11, 2019

Ray J. Koenig was recently selected for inclusion in the 2019 Illinois Top 100 Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, published by Law & Politics, is a consumer guide to outstanding attorneys.

HEPLERBROOM: Former Iepa Director Joins Heplerbroom’s Government Affairs & Environmental Law Practices

By HeplerBroom | Mar 11, 2019

HeplerBroom is pleased to announce that Alec Messina, immediate past Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, has joined the firm as a partner in its Springfield office.

HESSE MARTONE: Mary Osborn Joins Hessemartone to Head Firm’s New Illinois Office

By Hesse Martone | Mar 11, 2019

HesseMartone welcomes experienced attorney Mary Osborn as head of the Firm’s new Illinois office (Rockford/Chicago) and Special Counsel to the Firm.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Rivers Casino to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Mar 11, 2019

Midwest Gaming, LLC (operating as Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill.) will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Attorney Elizabeth Olivera Named to Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago

By Cozen O'Connor - Chicago | Mar 7, 2019

Cozen O’Connor attorney Elizabeth Olivera, an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice in Chicago, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago (FALA Chicago).

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