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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, media, airport and land use cases. A substantial portion of his practice involves appeals in state and federal courts across the country. His trial court practice includes disputes regarding controversial land uses such as airports, music amphitheaters, jails or landfills.
He serves as a neutral or as counsel in alternative dispute resolution proceedings conducted by various courts, self-regulatory organizations and ADR providers. He is a frequent lecturer and author on subjects related to the substantive areas of his practice, as well as on litigation and trial practice, legal and judicial ethics and current legal developments. He also serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Airport Noise Report, the leading national publication on airport noise issues.
Pflaum devotes a substantial amount of time to activities intended to improve the administration of justice and the regulation of the legal profession. He chairs the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility, is a founding member of the Illinois Judicial Ethics Committee, and is a faculty member of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission’s Illinois Professional Responsibility Institute. He is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Leading Lawyers Network and Illinois Super Lawyers.
He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, where he served as general counsel from 1996 to 2009 and sat on the board of managers from 1993 to 1995. He serves on the board of directors of the Appellate Lawyers Association and is a member of the Chicago Council of Lawyers, American Bar Association and the State Bar of California. He received his J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Michigan Law School. He received his B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Neal Gerber Eisenberg is a Chicago-based law firm providing legal services to a diverse group of clients in a wide array of domestic and global business transactions and litigation matters. For more information, visit: www.ngelaw.com.