Legal Roundup

ILLINOIS GOVERNOR JB PRITZKER: Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Allowing More Wind Energy Production in Illinois

By Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker | Apr 23, 2019

Gov. JB Pritzker signed HB 2988 , clarifying current law around zoning standards for wind energy development across the state.

BRYAN CAVE: Firm Named to Yale Law Women’s 2019 Top Ten Firms for Gender Equity

By Bryan Cave | Apr 23, 2019

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has been named to the Yale Law Women’s 2019 Top Ten Firms for Gender Equity.

REPRESENTATIVE MIKE BOST (IL-12): Bost Alerts School Districts to Classroom Safety Grant Deadline

By U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) | Apr 23, 2019

U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that applications for up to $500,000 in federal school safety grants would be accepted through May 31st.

HEPLERBROOM: Varadachari Gets Defense Win in St. Clair County

By HeplerBroom | Apr 22, 2019

Bharat Varadachari recently obtained a defense verdict from a St. Clair County, Illinois, jury in a disputed liability case arising out of an automobile accident.

ILLINOIS GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Gov. Pritzker Signs Collective Bargaining Freedom Act

By Illinois Governor's Office | Apr 16, 2019

Making good on his promise to put Springfield back on the side of working families, Gov. JB Pritzker signed the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act (SB 1474), protecting the right of employers, employees, and their labor organizations to collectively bargain and ensuring that the State of Illinois complies with the National Labor Relations Act.

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR LAURA FINE: Fine looks to add residency requirement for state employees

By Illinois State Senator Laura Fine | Apr 16, 2019

Certain state employees would be required to live within the state of Illinois according to a bill sponsored by State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview).

REPRESENTATIVE RODNEY L. DAVID (IL-13): Davis Discusses Improving Highway Safety at Hearing

By U.S. Representative Rodney L. Davis (IL - 13) | Apr 16, 2019

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, discussed ways to improve highway safety at the hearing on “Every Life Counts: Improving the Safety of our Nation’s Roadways.”

POLSINELLI PAC: Polsinelli Expands Resources with Launch of New Healthcare Consulting Entity

By Polsinelli PAC | Apr 16, 2019

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm, announces the establishment of Polsinelli Healthcare Solutions (PHS), a healthcare consulting entity that assists clients with a range of healthcare strategic and operational issues.

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR LAURA FINE: Fine moves to require insurance companies to cover more mental health care

By Illinois State Senator Laura Fine | Apr 15, 2019

Patients will have improved access to mental health care under a bill sponsored by State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview).

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Tracy Gallegos and Matthew Kittay Named Cannabis Law Trailblazers by the National Law Journal

By Fox Rothschild LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that the National Law Journal has lauded Tracy A. Gallegos and Matthew R. Kittay as Trailblazers in Cannabis Law.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Darrell Miller Named a 2019 Power Lawyer by The Hollywood Reporter

By Fox Rothschild LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Entertainment Department Chair Darrell D. Miller, who has been named to The Hollywood Reporter’s prestigious list of Power Lawyers for the fourth consecutive year.

LAW OFFICE OF HYLLA, DAVID A. : Free Legal Appointments Help Self-Represented Litigants

By Law Office of Hylla, David A. | Apr 8, 2019

The Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee announces that volunteer lawyers provided appointments for 30 members of the public who have limited incomes and who do not have attorneys during the 1st quarter of 2019.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley Represents American Family Insurance in $1 Billion Acquisition of Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Foley & Lardner represented American Family Insurance Mutual Holding Company in its agreement to acquire Ameriprise Auto & Home.

REPRESENTATIVE JOHN SHIMKUS (IL-15): Vicki Haugen Recognized in Congressional Record

By U.S. Representative John Shimkus (IL-15) | Apr 8, 2019

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing Vicki Haugen, who took over leadership of Vermilion Advantage 37 years ago.

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR LAURA FINE: Fine celebrates women in public office

By Illinois State Senator Laura Fine | Apr 2, 2019

To honor women in public office, State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview) passed a resolution declaring March 28, 2019, as Celebrating Women in Public Office Day in Illinois.

JONES DAY: Eight Jones Day lawyers named "BTI Client Service All-Stars"

By Jones Day | Apr 2, 2019

Eight Jones Day lawyers are named 2019 Client Service All-Stars in the BTI Consulting Group's survey of corporate counsel and other legal services decision makers.

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Attorneys John Steren and Patricia Wagner Receive JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award

By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. | Apr 2, 2019

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that attorneys E. John Steren and Patricia M. Wagner have been selected for a 2019 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award for their thought leadership on the topic of “Antitrust & Trade Regulation.”

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Attorneys John Steren and Patricia Wagner Receive JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award

By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. | Apr 1, 2019

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is proud to announce that Adam S. Forman has been included for the sixth consecutive year in Lawdragon’s"Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers” guide.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Kevin Williams to Present at Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association Spring Supply Chain Summit & Showcase

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 1, 2019

Kevin Williams, a Member in Clark Hill’s Customs and International Trade Law group, will speak at the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association Spring Supply Chain Summit & Showcase on April 4, 2019.

POMERANTZ LLP: Pomerantz LLP Appointed Lead Counsel in Allergan PLC Securities Litigation

By Pomerantz LLP | Mar 25, 2019

On March 21, 2019, Pomerantz LLP was appointed Lead Counsel in a class action lawsuit filed against Allergan plc.

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