RSHC in the news

    • August 2019

    Matt Fischer Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” In Chicago For Third Time

    RSHC is pleased to announce that RSHC Partner Matt Fischer has been awarded the highest overall rating by his peers and named Best Lawyers’ 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants in the Chicago area. This is the third time that Matt has been honored as Lawyer of the Year, having been recognized in 2018 and 2013 for this same honor.
    Full story: Matt Fischer Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” In Chicago For Third Time
    • August 2019

    Nine RSHC Partners Named To 2020 Best Lawyers® List

    Nine RSHC partners continue to be recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in nine areas of selection and in three geographic regions. The Best Lawyers list has been published for over three decades and is regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
    Full story: Nine RSHC Partners Named To 2020 Best Lawyers® List
    • July 2019

    RSHC Ranked #1 in Two Categories in Vault’s “Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For” Rankings

    Vault’s “2020 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For” names RSHC tops several different categories. RSHC was named #1 in Best Midsize Law Firms for Diversity, and #1 in Best Midsize Law Firms for Pro Bono. RSHC was also named #14 in Best Midsize Law Firms for Technology and Innovation, #18 for Firm Culture, and #23 Overall.
    Full story: RSHC Ranked #1 in Two Categories in Vault’s “Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For” Rankings
    • July 2019

    Sarah Youngblood-Bates Selected 2019 Northern California Rising Star

    Congratulations to RSHC Partner Sarah Youngblood-Bates on her selection to the 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. It is the seventh year in a row that Sarah has been selected. No more than 2.5 percent of the region’s attorneys are recognized by their peers for their professional accomplishments in their practice areas.
    Full story: Sarah Youngblood-Bates Selected 2019 Northern California Rising Star
    • July 2019

    RSHC Again Named A Best Firm for Minority Attorneys

    RSHC is working to change the face of the legal profession, literally, and figuratively. We are pleased to announce that RSHC has been named a Top Five firm for minority lawyers AND a Top Ten firm for minority equity partners.
    Full story: RSHC Again Named A Best Firm for Minority Attorneys
    • June 2019

    Raymond Rushing 2019 CCBA Junior Counselor Award Recipient

    RSHC is delighted to announce that the Cook County Bar Association’s Board of Directors selected RSHC Associate Raymond Rushing to receive the 2019 CCBA Junior Counselor Award, which recognizes a member of the Cook County Bar Association who has been admitted to practice law in Illinois for five (5) years or less, for outstanding service rendered to the legal profession and to the Bar Association. Raymond will be presented with this award at the CCBA’s 105th Annual Awards and Installation Banquet to be held on Thursday, June 20, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
    Full story: Raymond Rushing 2019 CCBA Junior Counselor Award Recipient
    • June 2019

    Merili Seale, A 2019 NBA 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates Award Recipient

    RSHC proudly announces that Partner Merili Seale has been recognized by the National Bar Association as one of the nation’s top 40 lawyers under the age of 40. The award commends those most deserving for their high achievement in the legal field based solely on merit, and their commitment to the practice of law, community service, and social change. Merili and fellow award recipients will be honored at the 10th Anniversary of the Awards ceremony on July 24 during the NBA’s 93rd Annual Convention in New York City.
    Full story: Merili Seale, A 2019 NBA 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates Award Recipient
    • June 2019

    McCoy, Warner, and Lee Named 2019 Notable Gen X Leaders in Law

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila is extremely proud of our three partners recognized as top Gen X practitioners in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business. Joseph McCoy, Kelly Warner, and Josh Lee serve in senior leadership roles at the firm as well as actively serve on boards of professional associations and organizations giving back to their profession and community.
    Full story: McCoy, Warner, and Lee Named 2019 Notable Gen X Leaders in Law
    • April 2019

    Steve Hankins Selected Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila proudly announces that Partner Steve Hankins has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society which recognizes excellence and accomplishments in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation. Steve proudly joins Joe Cancila in receiving this exclusive recognition. He will be inducted at the LCA Spring Conference in Santa Barbara, California.
    Full story: Steve Hankins Selected Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
    • March 2019

    RSHC Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers

    We are proud to announce that the Law Bulletin Media Leading Lawyers has named 21 of RSHC’s Illinois attorneys as Leading Lawyers and ten as Emerging Lawyers. Less than five percent of all lawyers licensed in Illinois are eligible for Leading Lawyer membership, and less than two percent of all lawyers licensed in Illinois under the age of 40 are recognized as Emerging Lawyers.
    Full story: RSHC Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers
    • November 2018

    Kahlon, Lee, and Seale, Driving Change, 2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers

    Congratulations to RSHC Partners, Nick Kahlon, Josh Lee, and Merili Seale, on their recognition by Crain’s Chicago Business as 2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers. They are problem solvers who think outside the box, and who advance the causes of justice and equality through their practices and pro bono work.
    Full story: Kahlon, Lee, and Seale, Driving Change, 2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers
    • November 2018

    Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2018 - RSHC #5 in Small Workplace Category

    It’s all about a company’s culture! A first-time entry, RSHC was awarded 5th place out of 65 small companies recognized at the Chicago Tribune 9th Annual Top Workplaces 2018 Awards Celebration held November 1. Top workplaces believe in collaboration, opportunities for growth, and diversity. Congratulations to everyone at RSHC who makes a difference!
    Full story: Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2018 - RSHC #5 in Small Workplace Category
    • November 2018

    RSHC Ranked in 2019 "Best Law Firms"

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 2 practice areas and regionally in 8 practice areas for our professional excellence, quality of law practice, and breadth of legal expertise.
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    • October 2018

    Clients Name RSHC to the 2019 BTI Honor Roll for Product Liability Litigation

    RSHC’s Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation Group has been named to BTI Consulting’s 2019 Honor Roll. Firms named to the Honor Roll are among the top law firms serving large clients. Published annually, the BTI Litigation Outlook guide relies 100% on individual interviews with general counsel, chief audit officers, chief financial officers, and other C-level executives and buyers of professional services. The attorneys in RSHC’s Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation group have over 200 years of collective experience defending clients against claims across the country in both state and federal courts.
    Full story: Clients Name RSHC to the 2019 BTI Honor Roll for Product Liability Litigation
    • September 2018

    Ryan Poscablo Named to 2018 New York Super Lawyers

    RSHC is delighted to announce that Partner Ryan Poscablo has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 New York Super Lawyers list as a Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York. These outstanding attorneys across the United States exhibit excellence in their practice and have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
    Full story: Ryan Poscablo Named to 2018 New York Super Lawyers