RSHC in the news

    • December 2018

    Leslie Davis, Panelist at December 5 Chicago Women in Law Conference

    RSHC Partner Leslie D. Davis will be a co-panelist at the December 5 Women in Law Conference presented by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer at the University Club of Chicago. Women making a difference in the legal profession will discuss leadership, strategies for success, and how to influence outcomes.
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    • November 2018

    Patricia Brown Holmes 2018 HOW Forum Final Keynote Speaker

    RSHC Managing Partner, Patricia Brown Holmes, closed out the November 1-2, 2018 HOW Forum sharing stories about her family and career, while tying in lessons learned throughout the Forum. She spoke about how the qualities of resilience, strength, and determination allow women to lead change in their personal lives and in their organizations. Her keynote concluded with a champagne toast, after audience members were noticeably moved by her speech.
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    • November 2018

    Jack Theis Moderates Inside the White House Counsel’s Office Panel

    Crisis management at the top of the Executive Branch. RSHC attorney Jack Theis moderated a panel with his former colleagues from the White House Counsel’s office who explained how they handled legal, policy, and political risk during the Obama Administration. RSHC co-sponsored the November 16 event with the American Constitution Society.
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    • October 2018

    Ron Safer - Panelist on WTTW Chicago Tonight Discussing Proposed Chicago Police Consent Decree

    Eddie Arruza from Chicago Tonight interviewed Ron Safer, RSHC Partner and former U.S. Attorneys’ Office Chief of the Criminal Division, Cara Hendrickson, Illinois Attorney General’s Public Interest Division Chief, and Brendan Shiller, a plaintiff’s attorney, on how the proposed Chicago Police Consent Decree might proceed after this week’s hearings. Ron commented, “You cannot let the perfect be the enemy of the good. It is a major step forward. It does not hamper the police, it helps the police.”
    Full story: Ron Safer - Panelist on WTTW Chicago Tonight Discussing Proposed Chicago Police Consent Decree
    • October 2018

    Ryan Poscablo Panelist at FinTech Symposium 2018

    RSHC Partner, Ryan Poscablo, will be a co-panelist at the October 10 FinTech Symposium Panel 1 session, “Digital Innovation and the Future of Financial Regulation,” hosted by the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) - New York. This banking and financial services series will address digital innovation and financial regulation and how they are impacting each other.
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    • September 2018

    Jake Kahn Speaker at 10th Annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives

    RSHC Partner, Jacob Kahn, will be leading the afternoon micro session, “What’s Current in Cryptocurrency?,” on November 1 at the 10th Annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives at Chicago-Kent College of Law. The conference will provide regulatory updates and information on recent trends in enforcement targeted to attorneys, compliance professionals, accountants in the commodities industry, fraud examiners and regulatory professionals.
    Full story: Jake Kahn Speaker at 10th Annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives
    • September 2018

    Cheryl Walker Ethics Panelist at ABA TIPS Program

    RSHC Of Counsel Cheryl Walker will be part of a distinguished panel discussing “How not to lose hard earned business because of an ethics lapse” at the September 14 ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) half-day CLE program at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. Protect your license and business by avoiding the pitfalls of failing to comply with less obvious ethics obligations in insurance litigation.
    Full story: Cheryl Walker Ethics Panelist at ABA TIPS Program
    • July 2018

    RSHC Partner Steve Hankins begins a four-year term as President of the Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College

    On July 1, RSHC Partner Steve Hankins (’85) begins a four-year term as President of the Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College. He is also serving a second term on the college’s Board of Trustees. Steve says, “We’ll be supporting a new president [Elizabeth Bradley] who has some bold new visions, things every Vassar alum can rally around. We need to ensure that all of our alums feel that they belong. With the right alums engaging our students as mentors, ‘Vassar for a lifetime’ should be clear from day one on campus.”
    Full story: RSHC Partner Steve Hankins begins a four-year term as President of the Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College
    • July 2018

    Cheryl Walker Chair of St. Louis Poet Laureate Selection Committee

    RSHC Of Counsel (and poet) Cheryl D. S. Walker has been appointed Chair of the eight-person task force to select the second St. Louis Poet Laureate. The selected candidate will serve a two-year term and promote the art of poetry and encourage literacy and learning throughout the St. Louis region. Nominations from the public are being accepted through July 20.
    Full story: Cheryl Walker Chair of St. Louis Poet Laureate Selection Committee
    • June 2018

    Patricia Brown Holmes, Special Session Panelist at The Future of Law Firm Leadership and Management Conference

    The changing business of law and new operational and organizational models … are you geared up to keep pace? RSHC Managing Partner, Patricia Brown Holmes, will be a co-panelist for the June 19-20 HSBC “The Future of Law Firm Leadership and Management” conference special session, “Uncovering Talent: A New Model of Inclusion,” to be held at the The Yale Club in New York.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes, Special Session Panelist at The Future of Law Firm Leadership and Management Conference
    • June 2018

    Jake Kahn, moderating “Crypto Derivatives” at the annual Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee

    RSHC Partner Jacob Kahn will moderate a panel on “Crypto Derivatives” on June 8 at the annual CLE seminar for The Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee. The panel includes representatives from CME Group, Cboe Global Markets, and Bcause LLC, and will discuss the cryptocurrency futures contracts currently being traded at CME and Cboe, the CFTC’s recent advisory on crypto derivatives, and what the future may hold in this evolving space.
    Full story: Jake Kahn, moderating “Crypto Derivatives” at the annual Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee
    • June 2018

    Patricia Brown Holmes Moderating GC Crisis Management Program

    Handling crisis can mean everything for your company and career. RSHC Managing Partner, Patricia Brown Holmes, will moderate an esteemed panel of general counsel at the complimentary June 21 “Crisis Management for Today’s General Counsel” program,” co-hosted by RSHC, Major, Lindsey & Africa, and PwC.
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    • May 2018

    Drahcir Smith Elected 2018-2019 BWLA Board Member

    We are proud to announce that RSHC Partner Drahcir Marie Smith has been elected a 2018-2019 Board Member at Large for the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. (BWLA). The installation ceremony for the incoming Officers and Board of Directors will take place on June 4.
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    • May 2018

    Cheryl Walker Panelist at Fifth Annual MCBA CLE Retreat

    RSHC Of Counsel Cheryl D. S. Walker will be presenting at the 2018 Fifth Annual Ronda F. Wiliams Mound City Bar Association (MCBA) CLE Retreat. She will be a co-panelist for the May 20 ethics program, “You Can’t Make This Up.” The program will cover conduct most frequently giving rise to complaints, the value of providing a timely and thorough response, and the importance of retaining counsel for allegations of serious ethical violations. The Mound City Bar Association is the St. Louis affiliate to the National Bar Association, the oldest and largest association of African-American lawyers, judges, and educators.
    Full story: Cheryl Walker Panelist at Fifth Annual MCBA CLE Retreat
    • May 2018

    Kelly Warner Moderating Session at ABA Twelfth Annual National Institute on E-Discovery

    RSHC Partner and Faculty Member, Kelly Warner, will moderate the afternoon session, “Perfect Timing: The Right Time to Release Legal Holds,” at the May 18 ABA Twelfth Annual National Institute on E-Discovery. This panel of experienced in-house counsel will provide practical advice for managing legal holds and finding the right opportunity and strategy for releasing them.
    Full story: Kelly Warner Moderating Session at ABA Twelfth Annual National Institute on E-Discovery