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MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown honored as “Champion for Children” by Children’s Law Center for second consecutive year

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Mayer Brown announced today that Children’s Law Center (CLC) named the firm a “Champion for Children” for the second consecutive year.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown partners and practices ranked in Benchmark Litigation 2019

By Press release submission | Dec 10, 2018

Mayer Brown announced that Benchmark Litigation 2019 awarded the firm a top-tier ranking in the national Appellate category and also ranked the firm in the national Antitrust category.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown promotes 34 to partner worldwide

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 34 lawyers worldwide to partner.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown promotes 16 to counsel worldwide

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 16 lawyers worldwide to counsel.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown achieves 114 first-tier rankings in 2019 US News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

Mayer Brown achieved first-tier rankings in 114 national and metropolitan categories, including 34 national first-tier rankings, in the 2019 edition of the US News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list.

MAYER BROWN: Nine Mayer Brown lawyers named “Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyers of the Year”

By Press release submission | Aug 28, 2018

Mayer Brown announced today that nine lawyers have been named “Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyers of the Year” in the following categories and cities.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown boosts white collar, investigations, sanctions and export control capabilities in London with double partner hire

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Global law firm Mayer Brown announced today that Sam Eastwood and Jason Hungerford have been appointed as partners in the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice from Norton Rose Fulbright.

Philip Morris rejects Caperton comparison to Price; Defense responds to Tillery in $10.1 billion tobacco case

By The Madison County Record | Dec 16, 2015

SPRINGFIELD – Lawyers who claim a U.S. Supreme Court decision disqualifies Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from a case involving Philip Morris miss their mark, according to Philip Morris.

Philip Morris argues $10.1 billion 'Price' case should never have been certified; Byron 'swept under the rug' individual issues, lawyer argues

By The Madison County Record | Jan 15, 2015

OdorizziSPRINGFIELD – Supreme Court Justices who reversed a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris 10 years ago without resolving most of the issues in it should take up those issues now that the case has returned, Philip Morris argues.The cigarette maker pleaded for full review on Jan. 7, in a brief challenging a Fifth District appellate court decision that reinstated the judgment last year.Michelle

High court voids $3.9 million jury award; overturns two appellate court rulings

By Bethany Krajelis | Sep 21, 2012

Freeman Saying that a moving train presents an obvious danger, the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a $3.9 million jury award against a trio of railroad companies.

Hearing set for Tuesday in decade-old case over 'light' and 'low tar' cigarette labeling

By Bethany Krajelis | Aug 15, 2012

Ruth Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth will hear arguments next week over a petition seeking relief from the Illinois Supreme Court's dismissal of a $10.1 billion verdict in the class action lawsuit brought against Philip Morris in 2000.

Ruth resets Tillery tobacco hearing to Aug. 21

By Christina Stueve | May 22, 2012

Tillery Attorney Stephen Tillery is arguing that a judgment in favor of cigarette maker Philip Morris was "fundamentally flawed," because it was based on "false facts advanced by Philip Morris at every step in this litigation."

SBC Global claims ESL school district failed to pay for $686K in services

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 19, 2011

Gill An Internet service provider has filed suit against the East St. Louis School District, alleging the district did not pay for installation services provided.

Second hand asbestos exposure case set for oral arguments; Expanded liability on the line in Simpkins v. CSX

By Steve Korris | Sep 8, 2011

Tauber SPRINGFIELD – Cynthia Simpkins pleads she'll lack a remedy for her late mother's injuries if the Illinois Supreme Court rejects her claim of second hand asbestos exposure against CSX Transportation, but CSX found she settled 13 other claims in the same suit.

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