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    Eli Litoff and Brian Watson Named Crain’s Notable Rising Stars in Law 2021

    RSHC is proud to share Eli Litoff and Brian Watson’s inclusion in the inaugural class of Crain’s Notable Rising Stars in Law. Eli and Brian serve as leaders within and outside the firm and have made notable impacts in the field of law.
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    Raymond Rushing Joins the 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

    Join us in congratulating RSHC’s Raymond Rushing as he joins the distinguished ranks of Law Bulletin Media’s 40 Under Forty list as part of the class of 2021.
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    RSHC Named to Exelon’s 2021 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Honor Roll

    RSHC is honored to be named to Exelon’s 2021 DEI Honor Roll and recognized as a legal business partner advancing shared values and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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    Patricia Brown Holmes Honored by Corporate Counsel as ‘Managing Partner of the Year’

    RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes is being honored as a “Managing Partner of the Year” by the Corporate Counsel’s annual Women, Influence and Power in Law Awards program. These awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law. In recognizing Judge Holmes, the WIPL selection committee noted her role in shaping RSHC’s culture and designing explicit policies that ensure accountability on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Under her leadership, the firm has been recognized by Chambers as “a true diversity and inclusion pioneer for the profession” and was recently noted in Law360’s Diversity Snapshot Report for having one of industry’s the most diverse equity partnerships.
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    14 RSHC Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

    Congratulations to 14 RSHC attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, recognizing associates and other lawyers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
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    13 RSHC Partners Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® List

    Congratulations to 13 RSHC partners recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in 11 areas of practice and in three geographic regions. The Best Lawyers list was first published in 1983 and is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
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    RSHC Featured in Chambers D&I North America Report 2021

    As a named Chambers D&I Awards finalist and noted as “a true diversity and inclusion pioneer for the profession,” RSHC is honored to contribute a Case Study to the tenth annual Chambers Diversity & Inclusion North America Report 2021. This best practice guide features innovative and supportive initiatives that further racial inclusion in the workplace, demonstrate measurable progress, and broaden the cultural shift.
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    Ariel Wilson and Greg Curtner Named 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers

    We are pleased to announce that RSHC attorney Ariel Wilson has been selected as a 2021 Michigan Rising Star in General Litigation for 3 consecutive years, and Partner Greg Curtner has been selected as a 2021 Michigan Super Lawyer in Antitrust Litigation for 16 consecutive years.
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    Louis Klapp Named Crain’s 2021 Notable LGBTQ Executive

    We are delighted to share that RSHC Partner Louis Klapp has been named a 2021 Notable LGBTQ Executive by Crain’s Chicago Business for his significant contributions in the legal industry and his pro bono practice advancing LGBTQ and civil rights. In addition to his active intellectual property litigation practice, Louis sits on the firm’s Recruiting and Development Committee, and he supervises the RSHC Summer Institute Program, which promotes the development of diverse college students. Join us in congratulating Louis!
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    Meghan McMeel, Steve Hankins, Jeff Williams, and Bruce Wagman Named 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers

    RSHC congratulates San Francisco Partner Meghan McMeel on her selection as a 2021 Northern California Rising Star, and Partners Steve Hankins, Jeff Williams, and Of Counsel Bruce Wagman on their selection as 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are highly regarded by their peers for professional achievement and excellence in the practice of law. Super Lawyers represent five percent of the attorneys in the state, and Rising Stars represent 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the state.
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    Raymond Rushing New CCBA Vice President of Committee on Committees

    RSHC congratulates and celebrates Raymond Rushing’s dedicated leadership and commitment to the Cook County Bar Association (CCBA) and his installation as the new Vice President of Committee on Committees. For a second time, Raymond has been awarded the Presidential Award (2018, 2021) and Meritorious Service Award (2017, 2021) for his dedicated service. He received the Junior Counselor Award in 2019.
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    RSHC Ranked as a Leading Firm by Chambers USA

    RSHC has been listed in the Chambers USA 2021 directory of leading lawyers and firms across the nation. The directory points to our Government Enforcement, Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense practice as a ‘Band 2’ provider, among the highest-ranked in the country.
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    RSHC Is A Finalist for Chambers Outstanding Firm for D&I Award

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila has been recognized by Chambers as “a true diversity and inclusion pioneer for the legal profession.” RSHC has been shortlisted as one of 12 U.S. finalists for the Chambers D&I North America 2021 “Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion” award, which aims to recognize a firm that is demonstrating broadly measurable impact in advocating for and implementing an inclusive work environment with originality and deep commitment. The winner will be announced at a June 17 award ceremony.
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    RSHC Recognized as a Top Law Firm for Client Service During the Pandemic

    RSHC is honored to be named by BTI Consulting Group as one of the top law firms that provided outstanding client service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The BTI list recognized law firms that distinguished themselves by eliminating red tape and quickly moving to answer client questions with detailed, pointed advice.
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    RSHC's 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers, Holmes and Safer Receive Top Ranking

    We are proud to announce 12 RSHC attorneys have been selected to the 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers and 2021 Illinois Rising Stars lists. For the 11th time, Patricia Brown Holmes has been ranked a Top 50 Women Super Lawyer. Both Ron Safer and Patricia Brown Holmes have been recognized as Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers.
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