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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.
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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

Chicago Files Brief In 4th Circuit Against Travel Ban

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, April 2017
On Wednesday, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and other cities weighed in against the President’s updated immigration ban for six predominantly Muslim countries, arguing to the Fourth Circuit that lifting the injunction on the ban would hurt city economies across the country.

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RSHC Texas Patent Victory Affirmed by Federal Circuit

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, April 2017
On Wednesday, April 12, the Federal Circuit affirmed a victory for our client Allscripts Healthcare Solutions in a patent infringement case brought in the Eastern District of Texas. Allscripts, a leader in the medical records software and solutions industry, was accused of infringing U.S. Patent No. 7,640,271 which claimed a “portal”-type system for patient access to electronic medical records. The case was brought by a non-practicing entity, Preservation Wellness.

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Best Lawyers Cover Story, Benefits and Mechanics of Diverse Partner Integration

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, April 2017
Patricia Brown Holmes and Leslie D. Davis, RSHC partners, co-authored the cover story for the Best Lawyers “Women in the Law” Spring Business Edition 2017. While lateral transitions are generally beneficial for both the attorney and the new law firm, firms are now charged with finding more effective ways to quickly integrate lateral attorneys, particularly as those attorneys become more diverse. In order to remain competitive, law firms must work to address the barriers that have inhibited the successful integration of diverse lateral attorneys.

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Client Alert – 7th Circuit Rules Sexual Orientation is a Title VII Protected Category

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, April 2017
On April 4, 2017, the Seventh Circuit issued a monumental opinion (Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana), holding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. It is the first [and only] federal circuit court decision of its kind; and comes only one week after the Second Circuit ruled that sexual orientation is not a protected category under Title VII.

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10th Annual Chicago White Collar Crime & Corporate Governance Conference

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, April 2017
Law Bulletin Seminars, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company, will host its 10th Annual Chicago White Collar Crime & Corporate Governance Conference, “Implications of a Trump Administration,” at the Swissotel Chicago on April 19. RSHC Partner, Dave Resnicoff, will Chair the anti-corruption panel, including Emmanuel Ayuk (Global Compliance & Counsel), Jeff Cramer (Berkeley Research Group), Meghan Hansen (Latham & Watkins), and Nick Berg (Ropes & Gray).

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