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RSHC is a national law firm whose partners offer decades of experience in handling and successfully resolving cases involving the most challenging, complex, and high-stakes legal issues.
Our teams of seasoned and capable attorneys in Chicago, San Francisco and New York, represent and serve the interests of valued clients around the world.
Our lawyers are focused on developing effective strategies that are designed to achieve the best possible results, in negotiated settlements as well as litigation and trial. They have tried hundreds of cases in more than 25 state and federal courts and have defended class actions in more than 30 different states.
Our clients range from individuals and small privately held companies to large international corporations. We represent dozens of publicly traded companies, including many on the Fortune 100 list and several in the Fortune 50.
Our clients value and trust us because we offer much more than legal counsel; we offer long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships. We understand and uphold their priorities, we serve as their partners and trusted advisors, and we align our services and our pricing with what matters most to them. We deliver value according to how our clients define value.
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RSHC Law News & Highlights

All Charges Against "Marquette Park 4" Dismissed

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, February 2017
State’s Attorney Dismisses All Charges Against Wrongfully Convicted "Marquette Park 4", Ron Safer and Eli Litoff Part of the Team of Lawyers that Provided Pro Bono Legal Counsel.

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Chicago Transit Authority Advised on Federal Funding for Largest Capital Improvement Project in CTA History

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, January 2017
Bob Rivkin and Alissa Kelso successfully advised the Chicago Transit Authority in its efforts to secure federal funding for the largest capital improvement project in CTA history.

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Patricia Brown Holmes, Awarded Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year 2016

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, December 2016
Patricia Brown Holmes is an inspirational leader in the legal and greater community. She personifies justice, equality, inclusion and hope. She is a highly respected and accomplished lawyer with a reputation for excellence, integrity and unerring judgment.

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RSHC Ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, November 2016

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has been named a Tier 1 firm in Chicago in four practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the Seventh Edition of “Best Law Firms.” The firm also earned a Tier 2 ranking in Chicago for Appellate Practice and a National Tier 3 ranking in two practice areas.

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RSHC Serves as Pro Bono Counsel for ACLU

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, October 2016
RSHC Serves as Pro Bono Counsel for ACLU, Hastings Center in Asylum-Seeker Detention Policy Suit

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