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BARNES & THORNBURG LLP: Trailblazing Women Honored by Barnes & Thornburg during Shirley's Legacy Event

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Barnes & Thornburg honored Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen M. Freeman-Wilson and Barnes & Thornburg partner Julia Spoor Gard during its Fourth Annual Shirley’s Legacy networking and awards reception on Sept. 20 at its Indianapolis office.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN & ARONOFF: Benesch Continues Expansion of National Litigation Practice

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Benesch is pleased to announce that high-profile litigators Michael J. Montgomery and Michael D. Meuti have joined the Cleveland office.

FOX ROTHSCHILD: Fox Rothschild To Merge With Smith Moore Leatherwood

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

In what will be its largest combination, Fox Rothschild LLP will merge with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, effective November 1.

POLSINELLI PC: Polsinelli continues growth of Employment Department with addition of Shareholder Connie Bertram in DC Office

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

With a continuing emphasis on its expanding national Labor & Employment practice, Polsinelli announced today that Connie Bertram joined the firm as a Shareholder in the DC office.

DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC: Brian R. Balow Joins Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills Office

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Brian R. Balow to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.

BAKER & HOSTETLER: BakerHostetler Adds Veteran Litigator in New York

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Joseph N. Sacca, a long-time commercial and securities litigator with a top tier roster of clients and trial experience, joined BakerHostetler’s Litigation Group as a partner in the firm’s New York office.

JONES DAY: Lisa Ledbetter elected Chancellor of the Exchequer Club of Washington, D.C.

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Lisa M. Ledbetter, a partner in Jones Day's Washington Office, has been elected Chancellor of the Exchequer Club of Washington, D.C.

Oil companies go for another win in climate change fight, ask for dismissal of Wash. county's case

By William Sassani | Sep 18, 2018

In August, lawyers arguing for a group of oil companies submitted a motion to Judge Robert S. Lasnik of the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Washington asking that King County’s climate change lawsuit be dismissed.

Illinois attorney general urges public utilities to make costs of enrolling clearer to customers

By Marian Johns | Sep 14, 2018

CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is urging the state's public utilities to include information on customer's bills regarding the costs of enrolling with alternative retail electric suppliers (ARES), which she says often engaged in bait and switch marketing tactics to entice customers.

JONES DAY: Jones Day welcomes M&A partner Patrick Belville to the Detroit Office

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

The global law firm Jones Day announced that Patrick Belville has joined its Detroit Office as a partner in the Firm's M&A Practice.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Recognized Three Schiff Attorneys

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley Attorneys Named Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that 10 of its Detroit lawyers have been named to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list – a distinction limited to just 5 percent of the state’s lawyers.

EPSTEIN BECKER & GREEN: Adam S. Forman, Christopher A. McMican Named to 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers List

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Adam S. Forman and Christopher A. McMican, Members of the Firm in the firm’s Detroit office, have been selected for the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list.

CLARK HILL PLC: Sixty-Six Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Sixty-six Clark Hill attorneys have been named 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising Stars.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: April L. Besl Selected to Women’s Leadership Program

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s April L. Besl has been named to the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber's WE Lead program.

John Hancock affiliate agrees to $5.3 million penalty with U.S. over wetlands destruction

By Marian Johns | Sep 12, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Goose Pond Ag. Inc., and its manager of operations Farmland Management Services Inc., an affiliate of the John Hancock Life Insurance Company, will pay $5.3 million in civil penalties for impacts to streams and wetlands connected to the Sacramento River, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

JONES DAY: The National Law Journal Recognizes Three Jones Day Lawyers as "Winning Litigators" for 2018

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2018

The National Law Journal named Jones Day partners Christopher Morrison, Kate Wallace, and José Isasi to its list of Winning Litigators for 2018.

Illinois well drilling company alleged to have taken thousands from customers without providing services

By Marian Johns | Sep 7, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The Illinois attorney general filed a lawsuit Aug. 29 against a residential well drilling company who allegedly took thousands of dollars from Illinois residents for well drilling services that were never completed.

New Illinois law to strengthen protections for service members' employment

By Marian Johns | Sep 7, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – A new Illinois law designed to strengthen protections for service members' employment and rights while they are serving has been signed into state law.

Certain flavors of Campbell's Soups are not preservative free as labeled, consumers allege

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Two Illinois consumers allege some flavors of Campbell's Soup are falsely represented that they do not contain preservatives.

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