Legal Roundup

JONES DAY: Jones Day partners recognized among elite group of Notable Women Competition Professionals

By Jones Day | Mar 25, 2019

Charlotte Breuvart and Aimee DeFilippo, both partners in Jones Day's Antitrust & Competition Law Practice, were among the winners of W@Competition's "40 in their 40s" Notable Women Competition Professionals award.

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Continues Growth of Chicago Office with Addition of Michael S. Ferrell

By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. | Mar 25, 2019

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Michael S. Ferrell, an experienced labor and employment lawyer who provides businesses with counseling on a variety of workforce management matters, has joined its Chicago office as a Member of the Firm. Mr. Ferrell comes to EBG from Jones Day.

SALVI SCHOSTOK & PRITCHARD: Partner Tara Devine Elected Secretary of Lake County Bar Association Board of Directors

By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. | Mar 25, 2019

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard is pleased to announce Partner Tara R. Devine has been elected secretary of the Lake County Bar Association.

CLIFFORD LAW: Clifford Law Offices Obtains Record $8.5 Million Verdict Against Heartland Regional Medical Center

By Clifford Law | Mar 25, 2019

Bradley M. Cosgrove, partner at Clifford Law Offices, obtained a record $8.5 million verdict this afternoon (Wednesday, March 20, 2019) against the largest medical care facility in Williamson County for the death of a 60-year-old Marion man who died following elective shoulder surgery.

BUTLER SNOW: Butler Snow Attorney Joseph F. Welborn III Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

By Butler Snow | Mar 18, 2019

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Joseph F. Welborn, III has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN: Lauren Tortorella Joins Benesch as Associate

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | Mar 18, 2019

Benesch announces that attorney Lauren Tortorella has joined the firm as an associate.

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Sheppard Mullin Recognized for Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

By Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP | Mar 18, 2019

Starbucks Coffee Company, the world’s leading coffee retailer, has presented Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP with its Law & Corporate Affairs 2018 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award, which recognizes one law firm annually that "demonstrates true leadership in diversity and inclusion."

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Former Senior In-House Tax Executive Lawrence Zlatkin Joins Baker McKenzie

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | Mar 18, 2019

Attorney Lawrence Zlatkin has joined Baker McKenzie's North America Tax Practice as Counsel, bringing more than 25 years of experience with sophisticated tax planning and transactional tax work.

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

By Mayer Brown | 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.

SHOOK HARDY & BACON LLP: Minority Corporate Counsel Association Talks Diversity with Shook Chair Madeleine McDonough

By Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | Mar 12, 2019

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) spoke with Shook Chair Madeleine McDonough about the firm’s commitment to diversity for the Winter 2018 of Diversity & the Bar.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler's Chicago Office Grows Again with Addition of Two Attorneys

By Littler Mendelson P.C. | Mar 12, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Terrence T. Creamer as special counsel and Leah M. Farmer as an associate in its Chicago office.

CLARK HILL: Attorney Corinne Smith Hosted Trinity University HCAD Alumni Reception During American College of Healthcare Executives Conference, Chicago

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 12, 2019

On March 5, 2019, Corinne Smith, a Member in Clark Hill Strasburger’s Healthcare group and Alumna of Trinity University, co-hosted the University’s Department of Healthcare Administration (HCAD) Alumni event as part of the American College of Healthcare Executives Conference, in Clark Hill’s Chicago office.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF ILLINOIS: Southern Illinois Takes Part in Largest-Ever Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep

By U.S. Attorney's Office for Southern District of Illinois | Mar 11, 2019

Attorney General William P. Barr and U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft announced the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, surpassing last year’s nationwide sweep.

JONES DAY: Chambers Global 2019 ranks Jones Day in 103 practices and recognizes 123 lawyers

By Jones Day | Mar 5, 2019

The 2019 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Jones Day in 103 practice rankings and honors 123 Firm lawyers, who were named leading lawyers and/or noted for their foreign experience.

SMITH AMUNDSEN LLC: SmithAmundsen Promotes Seven Attorneys to Partner

By Smith Amundsen LLC | Mar 5, 2019

On February 26, 2019, SmithAmundsen promoted seven attorneys to partner, including Betsy Ballek, Joe Carlasare, Max Goodman, John Ochoa, Suzannah Overholt, Michael Schlechtweg, and Allison Sues.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Midwest Continues its Expansion, Landing Veteran Attorney/Lobbyist Matthew T. Glavin

By Cozen & O'Connor | Mar 5, 2019

Cozen O’Connor today welcomed the newest member of its fast-growing Public Strategies Group, attorney Matthew T. Glavin, who previously served as national director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for American Water, the largest investor-owned water utility company in the United States.

JONES DAY: Three Jones Day partners recognized as Intellectual Property Trailblazers by The National Law Journal

By Jones Day | Mar 5, 2019

The National Law Journal has named partners Gregory A. Castanias, David B. Cochran, and John A. Marlott as 2019 Intellectual Property Trailblazers.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Announces 2019 Shareholder Elevations; Reports Fifth Consecutive Year of Record Revenue

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Feb 26, 2019

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced the elevation to shareholder of 32 attorneys from 17 offices, practicing in 13 areas of law.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Melissa Ventrone to Speak on GDPR at IADC 2019 Midyear Meeting

By Clark Hill PLC | Feb 26, 2019

Melissa Ventrone, Member in Clark Hill’s Cybersecurity group, will speak at The International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC) Midyear Meeting on February 25, 2019.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Holland & Knight Adds Finance Attorney Loren Weil in Chicago

By Holland & Knight | Feb 26, 2019

Holland & Knight announced today that Loren Weil has joined its Chicago office as a partner in the firm's Financial Services Practice Group.

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