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Andrew D. Shapiro Named Partner At Butler Rubin Law Firm

CHICAGO — Andrew D. Shapiro has been named a partner at the Chicago law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP. He joined the firm in 2006 as an associate in the business litigation department after working as a litigation associate at Winston & Strawn. At Butler Rubin, Shapiro...

Goldberg Kohn Elevates Erin Casey, Matthew Organ To Principal

CHICAGO — The law firm of Goldberg Kohn is pleased to announce that it has named Erin M. Casey and Matthew K. Organ principals in the firm. Casey is an attorney in the Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice group and Organ is an attorney in the Litigation and Labor & Employment practice...

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg Adds Steven F. Pflaum As Partner In Litigation Practice Group

CHICAGO — Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP has announced that Steven F. Pflaum has joined the Chicago-based law firm as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Pflaum’s practice includes a wide variety of complex civil litigation matters, including commercial, constitutional...

Vincente Tennerelli Joins Butler Rubin As Associate

CHICAGO - Vincente A. Tennerelli has joined the Chicago law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP. He joins the firm's Business Reorganization Bankruptcy and Insolvency and Complex Business Litigation practice groups, where he will concentrate on all aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring...

Peter R. Sonderby Elected Secretary-Treasurer Of Lawyers’ Club Of Chicago

CHICAGO - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced that Peter R. Sonderby, counsel in the Midwest firm's Chicago office, has been elected to serve as secretary-treasurer of the Lawyers' Club of Chicago. After being appointed to the club's board of directors in 2009, Sonderby assumed his new position...

SmithAmundsen Announces Merger With Madsen, Farkas, & Powen

CHICAGO - SmithAmundsen LLC and Madsen, Farkas, & Powen LLC have announced that effective Jan. 1, 2011, they merged their practices. The attorneys and staff of Madsen, Farkas, & Powen concentrate on serving clients in the aerospace and aviation industries, with significant trial and commercial...

Ulmer & Berne Welcomes Daniel Montenaro As Counsel In Growing Chicago Office

CHICAGO - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced that Daniel Montenaro has joined the firm's Business Litigation Group as counsel in the Chicago office. Montenaro, 37, joins the firm after spending more than nine years as in-house counsel to two major financial services companies. Montenaro is Ulmer...

Noonan, Winters Named Partners At Chicago's Butler Rubin Law Firm

CHICAGO - Two associates, Joseph P. Noonan III and David Winters, have been named partners at the Chicago law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP. Noonan joined Butler Rubin in 2002 as an associate and concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial and reinsurance arbitration...

Goldberg Kohn Elects Seth Good, Maria McGuire To Principal

CHICAGO - The law firm of Goldberg Kohn has announced that it has named Seth H. Good and Maria T. McGuire principals in the firm. McGuire and Good are attorneys in the Commercial Finance practice group. Good represents banks and other financial institutions primarily engaged in middle market lending...

David H. Hoffman Joins Sidley Austin LLP In Chicago

CHICAGO - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that David H. Hoffman has joined the firm as a partner in the litigation group. He will be resident in the firm's Chicago office. Hoffman is the former inspector general for the City of Chicago, an independent, anti-corruption post he held for four years...

Sidley Austin LLP Adds Steven T. Catlett To Labor And Employment Practice In Chicago

CHICAGO - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that it has added Steven T. Catlett as a partner to the firm's labor and employment practice in Chicago. A 25-year legal veteran, Catlett is a well-known and highly regarded class action litigator, who will become co-chair of the Employment, Labor and...

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP Acquires Insurance Litigation Team From Howrey

CHICAGO - A pair of high-profile insurance litigators from Howrey LLP has joined Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP as partners in the Insurance Policyholder Practice and Litigation groups. The hiring of Jill B. Berkeley, who will chair the Insurance Policyholder Practice Group, and Seth D. Lamden brings...

Seyfarth Shaw Launches Green Marketing Compliance Team

CHICAGO - In response to the increasing need for manufacturers and retailers to market the "green" attributes of their products and services effectively and legally, Seyfarth Shaw LLP has launched a multi-disciplinary Green Marketing Compliance team to help clients comply with regulations associated...

Litigator Michael H. King Joins Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg As Partner

CHICAGO - Michael H. King has joined Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP as a partner in its Litigation Practice Group, bringing with him more than 30 years of extensive litigation experience. King, previously a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, manages a variety of litigation, including environmental...

Eric J. Emerson Joins Tressler LLP, Positions New Trucking & Transportation Practice Group

CHICAGO - Tressler LLP has announced that Eric J. Emerson has joined the firm as a partner and will chair the firm's new Trucking & Transportation Practice Group. As a former general counsel and CEO of a national bulk commodity carrier, he leads a team that understands the business realities...

Trial Lawyers Scott Mendeloff, Gabriel Aizenberg Join Greenberg Traurig Chicago Office

CHICAGO - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has announced that Scott Mendeloff and Gabriel Aizenberg have joined its Chicago office as shareholders in the Litigation Practice. Both join the firm from Howrey LLP, where Mendeloff was the managing partner of the Chicago office and Aizenberg...

Ulmer & Berne Grows Chicago, Cleveland Offices With Attorney Additions

CLEVELAND - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of attorneys in its Chicago and Cleveland offices. The addition of Business Litigation associate Givonna L. Long marks the continued expansion of the firm's Chicago presence, while Douglas J. Gordon joins Ulmer & Berne as a Cleveland...

Rachel Sher Joins Butler Rubin As An Associate

CHICAGO - Rachel Sher has joined the Chicago law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP as an associate. At Butler Rubin, she will concentrate her practice in the firm's complex business disputes practice. Most recently, Sher was a an associate at Sidley Austin LLP, where she worked in the...

Thomas Kennedy Joins Butler Rubin As An Associate

CHICAGO - Thomas Kennedy has joined the Chicago law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP as an associate. At Butler Rubin, he will concentrate his practice in the firm's complex business disputes and creditors' rights practice groups. Most recently, Kennedy was an associate at in the...

SmithAmundsen Law Firm Promotes 6 Attorneys To Partner

CHICAGO - The law firm of SmithAmundsen LLC has announced the promotion of six attorneys to partner. SmithAmundsen elected the following lawyers in Illinois to the partnership: Heather Bailey is a labor and employment attorney in Chicago. She focuses her practice on employment and labor litigation...