RSHC in the news

    • November 2020

    RSHC Ranked in 2021 "Best Law Firms"

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in three practice areas and regionally in ten practice areas for our professional excellence, quality of legal practice, and breadth of legal expertise. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
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    • October 2020

    Merili Seale, A 2020 40 Illinois Attorney Under Forty

    RSHC Partner Merili Seale has been selected as one of this year’s most talented young attorneys practicing in Illinois by Law Bulletin Media’s 40 Under Forty Committee. Clients recognize her strategic legal acumen and commitment to client service. This year’s challenging annual competition involved 1,000 nominations received for attorneys throughout Illinois.
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    • October 2020

    Ryan Poscablo and Sandy Musumeci Named to 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers

    RSHC Partners Ryan Poscablo and Sandy Musumeci have been selected as 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers and are Top Rated in the area of White Collar Crimes. This recognition is limited to 5% of lawyers in the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the United States. Annual selections are made using a rigorous, patented multiphase process that includes nominations, independent research evaluation, and peer reviews by practice area.
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    • September 2020

    Valarie Hays, Sondra Hemeryck, and Kelly Warner Recognized Among Chicago’s Notable Women In Law 2020

    RSHC Partners Valarie Hays, Sondra Hemeryck, and Kelly Warner were selected as three of Chicago’s Notable Women in Law 2020 by Crain’s Chicago Business. Crain’s recognized 124 legal industry leaders who demonstrate professional excellence and serve as role models and mentors. We thank Val, Sondra, and Kelly for their extraordinary leadership and dedication to equality of opportunity and advancement for all.
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    • August 2020

    Nine RSHC Partners Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

    Congratulations to nine RSHC partners who continue to be honored by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 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 universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
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    • August 2020

    Seven RSHC Associates Named to 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

    Congratulations to seven RSHC associates who have been selected for inclusion in the inaugural 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, recognizing associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
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    • August 2020

    Bob Riley and Joe Cancila Named Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago

    RSHC is doubly proud to announce that RSHC Partners Bob Riley and Joe Cancila have been awarded the highest overall rating by their peers and named a Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this particularly significant to have two (2) RSHC award winners. In the last six consecutive years, an RSHC partner has been awarded this recognition.
    Full story: Bob Riley and Joe Cancila Named Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago
    • August 2020

    Greg Curtner Selected to 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers for 15 Years Straight

    RSHC is pleased to announce that RSHC Partner Greg Curtner has once again been selected a 2020 Michigan Super Lawyer. For 15 consecutive years, Greg has been recognized as a Top Rated Antitrust Litigator who embodies excellence in his practice of law. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Michigan are selected by Super Lawyers for this high degree of peer recognition and professional accomplishments. Annual selections are made using a patented, rigorous selection process.
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    • August 2020

    Dennis Santoni Named Global Finalist for Relativity Attorney Tech Evangelist Innovation Award

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP congratulates Dennis Santoni, who has been named one of three global finalists for the Attorney Tech Evangelist Innovation Award at Relativity Fest 2020. Relativity, the builder of the market leading e-Discovery software platform, honors individuals who build innovative solutions, break down barriers for technology in the practice of law, and move e-discovery forward. Voting is now open to select an ultimate winner from among the three finalists and runs through Wednesday, August 19, 2020. We encourage you to support and vote for Dennis in recognition of his career filled with innovative client solutions.
    Full story: Dennis Santoni Named Global Finalist for Relativity Attorney Tech Evangelist Innovation Award
    • July 2020

    RSHC Named Among Chicago’s Notable Businesses Championing Diversity & Inclusion 2020

    Crain’s Chicago Business has recognized RSHC among Chicago’s Notable Businesses Championing Diversity & Inclusion 2020 in the legal profession. Diversity and inclusion is a core principle of RSHC and a mission-critical assignment. RSHC strives to be an inclusive workplace for all of its people. #ProudtobeRSHC and to Support Our LGBTQIA+ Family.
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    • July 2020

    Steve Hankins, Jeff Williams, and Bruce Wagman Selected 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers

    RSHC is proud to announce that San Francisco Partners Steve Hankins and Jeff Williams and Of Counsel Bruce Wagman have been selected as 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys nominated by their peers who demonstrate excellence in the legal profession and represent no more than five percent of the state.
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    • May 2020

    RSHC Honored as “Midsize Heavyweight” by BTI Consulting

    Legal industry consultants BTI Consulting Group have honored RSHC as one of just 37 midsize firms nationwide that business clients say give them “the same level of confidence and reliability as the big firms.” In the Midsize Heavyweight list released this week, BTI notes that these firms “are uber-responsive, dig deep, hard, and fast to find the answers” and that clients look to them “for a wide variety of risky, delicate, and thorny matters – including highly customized advice about reopening and related issues.”
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    • April 2020

    RSHC Senior Partners Recognized in Lawdragon's Top 500 Lawyers in America

    RSHC congratulates Joe Cancila, Patricia Brown Holmes, Joseph McCoy, Bob Riley, and Ron Safer for being recognized among the Top 500 Lawyers in America. This extraordinary benchmark of professional excellence comes from Lawdragon, a leading publisher of legal industry insights and news.
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    • April 2020

    Patricia Brown Holmes Limelight in Lawdragon 500

    Born determined and with a deep competitive drive, RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes is a natural leader. She's also an innovator. This recent feature in Lawdragon 500 magazine highlights her journey to becoming the first African-American female founder and managing partner of a major national law firm and her relentless focus on THE NOW.
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    • February 2020

    2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Top Ranking for Holmes and Safer

    RSHC proudly announces that eleven RSHC attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Patricia Brown Holmes has been ranked a Top 50 Women attorney for more than a decade. Both Ron Safer and Patricia Brown Holmes have been recognized as Top 100 attorneys in Illinois. Associates, Mike Fleck and Ariel Schepers Wilson, are Illinois Rising Stars. Congratulations to all of them for attaining this high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
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