Legal Roundup

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill’s Ray J. Koenig III to Speak at IICLE’s 62nd Annual Estate Planning Short Course

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 22, 2019

Ray J. Koenig III, Member in Charge of the firm’s Chicago office, is to speak at the prestigious Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s (IICLE) 62nd Annual Estate Planning Short Course on May 7, 2019 in Chicago, IL and on May 15, 2019 in Champaign, IL.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Danielle Harris and Jennifer Queliz Selected to the 2019 National Employment Law Council Academy

By Cozen & O'Connor | Apr 16, 2019

Danielle Harris and Jennifer Queliz were selected as fellows in the 2019 National Employment Law Council Academy.

DLA PIPER: Firm announces partnership promotions for 2019

By DLA Piper | Apr 15, 2019

DLA Piper made the following announcement on April 2

SALVI SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: $14.85 Million for Woman Who Was Left Permanently Blind After Being Discharged From Vista West Er Twice

By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. | Apr 15, 2019

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has obtained a $14,850,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who was left permanently blind in both eyes due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a clot in her brain.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Bankruptcy Attorney Phillip Nelson Joins Holland & Knight in Chicago

By Holland & Knight | Apr 15, 2019

Bankruptcy Attorney Phillip W. Nelson has joined Holland & Knight as a senior counsel in the firm's Chicago office.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods Adds Julie Letwat to Nationally Renowned Healthcare Practice in Chicago

By McGuireWoods LLP | Apr 15, 2019

Julie Letwat has joined McGuireWoods in its Chicago office, adding more than two decades of regulatory and policy experience in the healthcare and life sciences industries to the firm’s nationally recognized healthcare practice.

HEPLERBROOM: Hay Discusses Anatomy of a Malpractice Claim

By HeplerBroom | Apr 8, 2019

On April 17, Linda Hay will be the featured speaker at the McHenry County Medical Society’s meeting, where she will discuss the anatomy of a malpractice claim. The meeting will be held at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Algonquin.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Lawyers Named to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Baker McKenzie is pleased to announce that Brandon Moseberry and Alysha Preston have been accepted into the 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program and Pathfinder Program, respectively.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Announces D&I Advancements

By Jackson Lewis LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, continues to make significant strides towards advancing the firm’s commitment to inclusivity, including appointing the firm’s first-ever Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Jana Simon, renaming the firm’s law school scholarship program and announcing a new slate of leaders for its internal attorney resource groups.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Fox Announces Leadership Transitions

By Fox Rothschild LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce it has appointed new leadership to three of the firm’s departments and offices as well as seven practice groups.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: Thomas DeSplinter Joins McGuireWoods’ M&A, Private Equity Groups as Chicago Partner

By McGuireWoods LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Thomas J. DeSplinter, whose practice focuses largely on transactions involving major companies and private equity firms, particularly within the energy industry, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in Chicago.

FREEBORN & PETERS: Freeborn Litigators Matthew O’Hara and Jeffrey Rossman Named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars

By Freeborn & Peters | Apr 2, 2019

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew J. O’Hara and Jeffrey A. Rossman, Partners in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, have been named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars for providing superior client service in the area of litigation.

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.

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