RSHC in the news

    • February 2021

    The Biden Administration and the Tech Industry by Jack Theis

    In his Built In article, “What Biden Means for Tech,” RSHC Partner Jack Theis discusses the how the Biden Administration’s legislative, regulatory, and enforcement priorities will impact the tech industry, and the proactive steps tech firms can take to prepare. Jack counsels that the tech industry can expect new antitrust legislation, financial services regulation, increased enforcement actions and congressional investigations, and federal data privacy and cybersecurity initiatives.
    Full story: The Biden Administration and the Tech Industry by Jack Theis
    • February 2021

    Deborah Bone and Kelly Warner Offer Insights on Limiting Liability for Remote Learning Providers

    Writing in the tech industry outlet Built In, RSHC Partners Deborah Bone and Kelly Warner offer some best practices for technology platforms to avoid litigation over student data privacy concerns.
    Full story: Deborah Bone and Kelly Warner Offer Insights on Limiting Liability for Remote Learning Providers
    • January 2021

    Yakov Wiegmann and Matthew Lee Publish Law360 Piece on Coming Mortgage Crisis

    In "2 Calif. Rulings Offer Lessons As Foreclosure Crisis Looms," Yakov Wiegmann and Matthew Lee discuss consumer protection regulations relevant to lenders and mortgage servicers seeking to limit legal exposure in foreclosures caused by the pandemic.
    Full story: Yakov Wiegmann and Matthew Lee Publish Law360 Piece on Coming Mortgage Crisis
    • January 2021

    Patricia Brown Holmes Shares Lessons Learned from the Pandemic with Law360

    Law360 invited RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes and other law firm leaders to answer five questions about lessons learned one year into the pandemic. Enjoy watching Patricia’s video clips.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes Shares Lessons Learned from the Pandemic with Law360
    • December 2020

    RSHC Featured in Lawdragon 15th Anniversary Edition

    Lawdragon’s feature on Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, “Law Firm So Real,” highlights the Firm’s unique origin as a true "blank slate" and its continuing commitments to helping clients achieve their goals, maintaining professional excellence in all areas of work, and advancing a Firm culture that is built on authentic diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    Full story: RSHC Featured in Lawdragon 15th Anniversary Edition
    • December 2020

    Deborah Bone and Joshua Roquemore publish "How to Navigate Automotive AR's Legal Challenges" in Built In

    In "How to Navigate Automotive AR's Legal Challenges," RSHC Attorneys Deborah Bone and Joshua Roquemore discuss the numerous legal challenges posed by fast-moving augmented reality technology.
    Full story: Deborah Bone and Joshua Roquemore publish "How to Navigate Automotive AR's Legal Challenges" in Built In
    • December 2020

    Best Lawyers Features RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes in "Best Law Firms" Issue

    Best Lawyers' new "Best Law Firms" issue chronicles the distinguished career of RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes in a new profile. Tracing Holmes' journey from high school to law school, prosecutorial work to the judicial bench and private practice, this article also explores the judge's legendary resilience, public service, and commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession.
    Full story: Best Lawyers Features RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes in "Best Law Firms" Issue
    • November 2020

    Yakov Wiegmann, Meghan McMeel, and Former Summer Intern Co-Author Law360 Commentary on Kik Decision for Cryptocurrency

    RSHC Partners Yakov Wiegmann and Meghan McMeel, and 2020 RSHC Summer Intern Hannah Styler, co-authored the Law 360 article, "Kik Ruling Is a Step Toward Securities Law Clarity for Crypto," on the significant development in the legal issues surrounding the regulation of blockchain-based cryptocurrency.
    Full story: Yakov Wiegmann, Meghan McMeel, and Former Summer Intern Co-Author Law360 Commentary on Kik Decision for Cryptocurrency
    • October 2020

    Ed Casmere Explores Timeless Negotiation Concepts in October ISBA Bench & Bar Newsletter

    RSHC Partner Ed Casmere shares his passion for negotiation in the October 2020 Illinois State Bar Association’s Bench & Bar Section Council Newsletter, “Civility, Sincerity, and Other Compelling Negotiation Concepts: Tips from an American President.” Ed briefly explores President Kennedy’s 1961 inaugural address and how Civility, Weakness, Sincerity, Proof, and Fear are essential for a successful negotiation and bring opposing sides closer together.
    Full story: Ed Casmere Explores Timeless Negotiation Concepts in October ISBA Bench & Bar Newsletter
    • August 2020

    Dave Resnicoff Discusses FCPA Compliance Challenges for Growing Global Life-Sciences Companies in New Anti-Corruption Report

    RSHC Partner Dave Resnicoff discusses FCPA compliance challenges facing fast-growing life-sciences companies raised by Alexion Pharmaceutical’s $21 million FCPA settlement with SEC in the July 22, 2020 edition of the Anti-Corruption Report.
    Full story: Dave Resnicoff Discusses FCPA Compliance Challenges for Growing Global Life-Sciences Companies in New Anti-Corruption Report
    • August 2020

    "Tips For Protecting Privilege In Remote Internal Investigations" by Patricia Brown Holmes, Kelly Warner, and Andrew Wu published in Law360.

    RSHC Attorneys Patricia Brown Holmes, Kelly Warner, and Andrew Wu, co-authored "Tips For Protecting Privilege In Remote Internal Investigations" which was published in Law 360 on August 20, 2020.
    Full story: "Tips For Protecting Privilege In Remote Internal Investigations" by Patricia Brown Holmes, Kelly Warner, and Andrew Wu published in Law360.
    • August 2020

    Public Comments Close on Proposed FAA Rule Governing Remote ID of Unmanned Aerial System

    The Federal Aviation Administration closed public comments in March 2020 on a newly proposed rule aimed at integrating unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”) such as drones to United States airspace, specifically low-altitude air traffic. This article outlines the key provisions of the FAA’s proposal for Remote Identification of UAS in an incremental phase towards the eventual goal of comprehensive UAS traffic management.
    Full story: Public Comments Close on Proposed FAA Rule Governing Remote ID of Unmanned Aerial System
    • August 2020

    The Public and Private Sectors Are Ready to Unleash Unmanned Maritime Vehicles

    Are unmanned maritime vehicles the next frontier in autonomous technology? The defense, commercial, and scientific sectors have realized the potential for unmanned maritime vehicles (UMVs). This article provides an introduction for stakeholders — manufacturers, insurers, consumers, and operators — to understand the governing authorities of UMVs.
    Full story: The Public and Private Sectors Are Ready to Unleash Unmanned Maritime Vehicles
    • August 2020

    Autonomous Vehicles: Current Legal Landscape and Challenges on the Horizon

    RSHC’s Autonomous Vehicles Team offers a brief snapshot of the ever-evolving legal landscape for connected and autonomous ground vehicles (“CAV”) and unmanned aerial vehicles (“UAV”). The article provides federal and state-by-state overviews of CAV and UAV laws and regulations, including Arizona, California, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Virginia.
    Full story: Autonomous Vehicles: Current Legal Landscape and Challenges on the Horizon
    • August 2020

    Connected Vehicles Bring Promise of Mobility — and Jobs — to Two Million People With Disabilities

    Riddle: What lifts people out of long-term poverty; pours previously untapped pools of workers into the workforce, thereby stimulating the economy; and grants independence to two million people with disabilities in the United States? Answer: Self-driving vehicles.
    Full story: Connected Vehicles Bring Promise of Mobility — and Jobs — to Two Million People With Disabilities