Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced she reached a $2.65 million settlement with an alternative retail electric supplier, Sperian Energy Corp. (Sperian), resolving her August 2017 lawsuit challenging the company’s deceptive marketing practices.
Munzer was honored, along with the winners from other categories, at the 2018 North Shore Women in Business Awards last month. She and the other honorees were also recognized in 22nd Century Media’s seven North Shore newspapers published in seven northern Chicago suburbs.
Carolyn Blessing, a Partner in Locke Lord’s Chicago office, has been selected to receive the 2018 Leadership Award from the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law for her efforts in the advancement of women lawyers and support of women’s initiatives in law firms.
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP issued the following announcement on Sept. 30.Barack Ferrazzano congratulates partner Sarah Bernstein as the 2018 Public Interest Law Initiative President.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced she led all 50 states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $148 million settlement agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to approximately 600,000 drivers nationwide.
Schiff represented veteran wealth advisor Gary Hirschberg, who spent the last 12 years at Goldman Sachs advising multi-generational families on taxation issues and philanthropy, in the launch of a new independent wealth management firm called Aaron Wealth Advisors.
Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has been ranked No. 11 among law firms nationwide in Patexia Inc.’s 2018 IPR Intelligence Report, which evaluates more than 1,100 law firms and 5,000 attorneys in the intellectual property space on activity and performance.
Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced that Bonnie Mayfield, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently appointed as Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC) Employment Law Committee, and was also reappointed as Chair of its Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Clark Hill PLC announced that Nancy Schimmel has joined the firm as a Member in the firm’s Banking & Financial Services Business Unit based in the Chicago office, where she will focus on advising financial institutions and other entities on securitization and structured finance transactions, as well as representing both lenders and borrowers in traditional bank and asset based finance and secured and unsecured bank debt.
Hale, et al. v. State Farm, No. 3:12-cv-00660 (S.D. Illinois) began over 20 years ago with a class action suit by State Farm insureds alleging State Farm wrongly replaced their post-accident vehicle parts with non-OEM in violation of the terms of their insurance policies.
For the second straight year, Schiff Hardin LLP has ranked among the top large law firms in Chicago and nationwide for associate satisfaction, according to the results of the 2018 Midlevel Associate Satisfaction survey by The American Lawyer.