Legal Roundup

LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH: Best Lawyers Honors 26 Lewis Brisbois Attorneys

By | Aug 16, 2018

Best Lawyers has selected 26 Lewis Brisbois attorneys across 16 offices for inclusion in its list of 2019 Best Lawyers in America.

HEPLERBROOM: Griffin joins Heplerbroom

By HeplerBroom | Aug 16, 2018

HeplerBroom issued the following announcement on Aug. 14.Michael T.

THOMPSON COBURN LLP: 116 Thompson Coburn attorneys featured in 2019 Best Lawyers® list

By | Aug 16, 2018

The firm is pleased to announce that 116 Thompson Coburn attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

MCCARTHY & ALLEN: Use estate planning to make things easier on the family

By | Aug 11, 2018

Most Illinois residents want to make sure their family members do not have to go through anything unnecessary in order to take care of them both before and after death.

HEYL ROYSTER: Attorneys Author Chapters in IICLE Medical Malpractice Publication

By Heyl Royster | Aug 11, 2018

Five Heyl Royster attorneys authored or co-authored chapters in the recently published 2018 edition of the IICLE (Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education) Medical Malpractice handbook.

ILLINOIS GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER: New law removes small business barrier

By Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner | Aug 11, 2018

A new law signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner does away with an archaic and burdensome obstacle to small business development throughout the state.

NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC: The Newest Uber Lawsuit leads to another resignation

By Napoli Shkolnik PLLC | Aug 11, 2018

Most of us have at least heard of Uber and a fair number of us may have very well used this service.

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE RODNEY L. DAVIS (IL-13): Davis Highlights Workforce Training, President Signs Career and Technical Education Overhaul Into Law

By U.S. Representative Rodney L. Davis (IL - 13) | Aug 3, 2018

S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) this week continued his focus on increasing workforce training and helping people fill the jobs being created by our growing economy.

NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC: What do you need for a good auto accident case?

By Napoli Shkolnik PLLC | Aug 3, 2018

There is never a good time to be involved in a car accident and even if no one is injured there is still pain and anguish- the frustration of dealing with insurance claims. If someone is injured in an auto accident then you have to face the battle to get compensation for your injuries and build a case to bring against the responsible party.

HEPLERBROOM: HB Holds Employment Law Seminar

By HeplerBroom | Aug 3, 2018

HeplerBroom recently hosted a one-day employment law seminar at the Edwardsville office.

HEYL ROYSTER: Maloney Elected Vice President of the St. Clair County Bar Association

By Heyl Royster | Aug 3, 2018

Jennifer Maloney has been elected to serve as First Vice President of the St. Clair County Bar Association for 2018-2019.

GREENSFELDER: "I care for my newborn, too!" Dads demand equality in paid parental leave policies

By Greensfelder | Aug 3, 2018

Greensfelder issued the following announcement on July 27.In an age when companies are more progressive than ever and employers are focused on keeping employees happy and healthy, employee benefits such as vacation days and paid leave are on the rise.

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE RODNEY L. DAVIS (IL-13): Davis Bill to Protect Religious Liberties Passes House

By U.S. Representative Rodney L. Davis (IL - 13) | Jul 29, 2018

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) announced that the EACH Act, his bill to protect religious freedom by expanding the religious conscience exemption under Obamacare, passed the House with unanimous support.

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE MIKE BOST (IL-12): Bost Bill to reform VA Hiring Passes House

By U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) | Jul 29, 2018

The House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) that would reform hiring for Human Resources positions at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities by a vote of 417-0.

POWER ROGERS & SMITH: Power Rogers & Smith, LLP Attorneys secure $40 Million Settlement for 12-year-old, Family

By | Jul 29, 2018

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. attorneys Joseph A. Power, Jr. and Joseph W. Balesteri recently secured a $40 million settlement for the family of a 12-year-old girl who suffered serious brain damage while being treated for strep throat and mononucleosis.

LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH LLP: Intellectual Property Client Alert

By | Jul 29, 2018

The Federal Circuit ruled on Friday July 20, 2018 that tribal sovereign immunity cannot bar inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) because they are federal agency enforcement proceedings to which tribal sovereign immunity is generally inapplicable.

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

By Mayer Brown | 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.

ILLINOIS APPELLATE COURT: Administrative Director Declares Illinois Associate Judge Appointed in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit

By Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court | Jul 29, 2018

Marcia M. Meis, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, announced today that the Twentieth Judicial Circuit judges voted to select Tameeka L. Purchase as an associate judge of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit.

ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Madigan takes action against fraudulent charities claiming to help veterans

By Illinois Attorney General | Jul 21, 2018

Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined with the Federal Trade Commission, attorneys general across the country and other law enforcement and charity regulators to announce “Operation Donate with Honor,” a crackdown against fraudulent charities that scam consumers by falsely promising their donations will help veterans and service members.

REED ARMSTRONG MUDGE & MORRISEY: Martin K. Morrissey and Tori L. Walls Secure Summary Judgment on Negligent Entrustment/Wrongful Death Claim in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

By Reed, Armstrong Mudge & Morrissey | Jul 15, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, Herndon, J., recently granted summary judgment in favor of Reed, Armstrong’s client in a negligent entrustment/wrongful death claim.

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