Legal Roundup

BARACK FERRAZZANO: 2018: A Year of Outstanding Pro Bono Victories

By | Jan 22, 2019

As we enter 2019, Barack Ferrazzano celebrates another successful year of pro bono partnership with the National Immigrant Justice Center ("NIJC").

BARACK FERRAZZANO: #1 Midwest / #3 in the U.S.

By | Jan 22, 2019

In 2018, we represented clients in 17 bank and thrift merger and acquisition transactions across the country, with a total deal value of approximately $1.1 billion — making us #1 in the Midwest and #3 in the U.S. according to S&P Global Market Intelligence (by announced bank and thrift M&A transactions.)

TRESSLER LLP: Gabriel Alvarado Joins Tressler's HOA Practice Group

By Tressler LLP | Jan 17, 2019

We are proud to welcome Gabriel Alvarado as a new associate in Tressler’s HOA/Condominium & Common Interest Community Association Law practice.

ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Madigan: $135 million settlement to benefit state of Illinois

By | Jan 17, 2019

Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced she has recovered $135 million for the state of Illinois in a settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. that resolves allegations the drug company inflated the wholesale prices used in setting the rates for Medicaid reimbursements.

SALVI SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: Successful appeal of jury verdict brings injured veteran a $19.5 million settlement

By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. | Jan 16, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court has denied a petition for leave to appeal of a $15.2 million jury verdict awarded to an Iraq War Vet who was seriously injured by a forklift at McCormick Place Convention Center.

MAYER BROWN: Antitrust litigator Daniel Fenske joins Mayer Brown as partner in Chicago

By Mayer Brown | Jan 16, 2019

Mayer Brown announced that highly regarded litigator Daniel T. Fenske has joined the firm’s Antitrust & Competition practice as a partner in Chicago. Most recently, Mr. Fenske was a partner at Jenner & Block.

MORGAN LEWIS: Morgan Lewis Expands Pro Bono Legal Team with Inaugural Senior Pro Bono Trial Lawyer

By | Jan 15, 2019

Susan, an intellectual property litigator, has dedicated thousands of hours to pro bono service throughout her career.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN & ARONOFF: Mark Silberman Named Chair of Benesch White Collar Practice

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Jan 10, 2019

Benesch is pleased to announce that partner Mark J. Silberman has been named as the Chair of the firm’s White Collar, Government Investigations & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group.

VEDDER PRICE PC: Vedder Price Represents TRG Venture Two, LLC in Favorable $9.5M Contempt Damage Award

By Vedder Price PC | Jan 10, 2019

On January 3, 2019, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois entered a damage award in favor of Vedder Price client TRG Venture Two, LLC (TRG) in the amount of $9,500,000.

DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC: Dykema Elects Nine New Members

By Dykema Gossett PLLC | Jan 10, 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced that its Executive Board elected nine new members to the firm effective January 1, 2019.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Adds Depth to Litigation Team with Karen R. Glickstein in Kansas City Region

By Jackson Lewis LLP | Jan 10, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Karen R. Glickstein has joined the firm’s Overland Park office as a Principal.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN & ARONOFF: Benesch’s Chicago Office Keeps Growing with Four New Attorneys

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Jan 2, 2019

As Benesch continues to add to its roster of top-notch legal talent, the firm is pleased to announce that four new attorneys—Michael E. Bloom, Lowell D. Jacobson, Suzanne M. Alton de Eraso, and Kate Watson Moss—have joined the firm’s Chicago office.

ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Madigan announces settlement over minority-owned business fraud

By Illinois Attorney General | Dec 28, 2018

Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced a $2 million settlement with F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates LLC (FHP), a multiregional construction company, over allegations it used a minority-owned business to fraudulently secure two publicly funded projects awarded by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD).

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig to be Honored at M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

By | Dec 26, 2018

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will receive the “Refinancing Deal of the Year” honor at the M&A Advisor’s 13th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala for the firm’s role in the restructuring of the Lombard Public Facilities Corporation (LPFC).

FREEBORN & PETERS: Freeborn Included in Vault’s 2019 Top 150 Under 150

By Freeborn & Peters | Dec 26, 2018

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that the firm is listed in Vault’s 2019 Top 150 Under 150.

DRINKER BIDDLE: Drinker Biddle Recognized For Innovation in Fall Diversity in Law Hackathon

By | Dec 26, 2018

Andy Kassner, Drinker Biddle Chairman and CEO, took part in Diversity Lab’s Fall Diversity in Law Hackathon and his team won second place among the 10 participating teams.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Quisumbing Torres Partner Receives Volunteer Award from International Trademark Association

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | Dec 21, 2018

The International Trademark Association (INTA) recognized QT Partner and Intellectual Property Practice Group Head Bienvenido Marquez III as a 2018 Volunteer Service Awardee for the Advancement of the Association.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Two young Baker McKenzie partners in the JUVE "40 under 40" listing

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | Dec 21, 2018

Baker McKenzie is represented in the current "40 under 40" listing of the renown German legal publishing house JUVE with two up-and-coming partners: Anahita Thoms and Dr. Heiko Gotsche.

CHUHAK & TECSON: Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. welcomes Joseph A. Tecson Scholarship recipient to the firm

By Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. | Dec 21, 2018

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. is proud to announce that Ashlee Germany, the first recipient of the Joseph A. Tecson Scholarship, has joined the firm as a law clerk.

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