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    RSHC Partners Patricia Brown Holmes and Alan King Honored as Notable Black Executives

    RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes and Labor & Employment Practice Chair Alan King are among the prominent business and community leaders honored by Crain’s Chicago Business this week as Notable Black Leaders and Executives. Crain’s editors selected 71 Chicagoans who have not only reached prominent places in their own professions but have, this year, “seized the moment” of reckoning over systemic racism following the murder of George Floyd and redoubled their efforts to contribute to the Black community through service and philanthropy.
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    Edward Casmere Named to Crain’s 2021 Notable Gen X Leaders List

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP (RSHC) is proud to announce that partner Edward Casmere has been honored as one of Crain's Chicago Business’ 2021 Notable Gen X Leaders in Accounting, Consulting and Law. Crains selected Chicagoans, born between 1965 and 1980, who have shown the ability or power to effect change and have assumed leadership positions outside their own organizations.
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    RSHC Ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms”

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila has been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in three practice areas and regionally in nine practice areas for our professional excellence, quality of legal practice, and breadth of legal expertise.
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    RSHC Recognized as “Litigation Leader” by BTI Consulting Group in Three Different Practice Areas

    RSHC was a named a 2022 Litigation Leader in three different practice areas: Class Actions, Complex Commercial Litigation, and Product Liability by the legal industry consultant BTI Consulting Group. The annual recognition evaluates law firms from across the country for their prowess in handling these key areas litigation and their excellence in client service.
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    RSHC Selected for 2021 Chicago Committee Diversity Award

    At the November 11 Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firm’s Annual Meeting, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila will receive the 2021 Commitment & Investment Award recognizing the firm’s accomplishments in diverse attorney recruitment and retention.
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    Sarah Finch Selected JTB 5 Under 40

    Litigation associate Sarah Finch has been selected Just The Beginning – A Pipeline Organization’s 5 Under 40 honoree for her dedication to the advancement of diversity in the legal field. Sarah will be recognized at the October 14 JTB “Light the Spark” Celebration and Annual Fundraiser.
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    Congratulations to Managing Partner of the Year, RSHC Founding Partner Patricia Brown Holmes!

    Recognizing leaders who are excellent "business strategists, complex problem-solvers and, of course, great lawyers," the WIPL awards also spotlight women who are dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal industry.
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    Sandy Musumeci Named 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyer

    We are proud to announce that RSHC Partner Sandy Musumeci has been selected as a 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense: White Collar.
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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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