RSHC in the news

    • September 2020

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Opens Up to RSHC’s Patricia Brown Holmes In Revealing Two-Part Interview

    In a September 29, 2015 two-part Chicago Bar Association Justice and Law Weekly interview, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shared with RSHC’s Patricia Brown Holmes, former CBA President, how she became the “Notorious RBG.” Enjoy listening to the entire 30-minute interview, or various short segments here.
    Full story: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Opens Up to RSHC’s Patricia Brown Holmes In Revealing Two-Part Interview
    • September 2020

    Patricia Brown Holmes Speaker at Leadership Illinois POM Conference

    RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes will present “Women Leaders — Taking Charge After Leaning In” to the Leadership Illinois Class of 2020 Fellows at the September 23-25 “Power of the Marketplace” Virtual Conference.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes Speaker at Leadership Illinois POM Conference
    • September 2020

    RSHC to Present September 22 Webinar for Lloyd's Market Association

    RSHC Attorneys Edward Casmere, Jennifer Steeve, Jeff Williams, Meghan McMeel, Jeffrey Morof, and Shalem Massey will be hosting an online webinar on September 22, 2020 for the Lloyd's Market Association on “Social Inflation, Punitive Damages, and U.S. Litigation Trends: Where are claims and verdicts headed?” They will discuss current trends in U.S. litigation and social inflation.
    Full story: RSHC to Present September 22 Webinar for Lloyd's Market Association
    • September 2020

    Renowned Employment Litigator Alan King Joins RSHC as Chair of Labor & Employment

    RSHC Partner Alan King brings more than three decades of experience serving clients to his new role leading the Labor & Employment group at Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila. King is an accomplished trial lawyer who handles high-stakes cases for businesses, a skilled mediator in employment-related disputes, and a respected voice on issues of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
    Full story: Renowned Employment Litigator Alan King Joins RSHC as Chair of Labor & Employment
    • 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.
    Full story: Valarie Hays, Sondra Hemeryck, and Kelly Warner Recognized Among Chicago’s Notable Women In Law 2020
    • September 2020

    RSHC Recognized As One of the Most Diverse Equity Partnerships by Law360

    RSHC named to the Top 10 in Law360’s Diversity Snapshot Report for law firms having the most diverse equity partnerships. In RSHC’s category of law firms with under 100 attorneys, RSHC was recognized as a leading firm for outpacing legal industry peers for creating opportunities and building a partnership with more diverse talent and perspectives.
    Full story: RSHC Recognized As One of the Most Diverse Equity Partnerships by Law360
    • September 2020

    Patricia Brown Holmes authors Law360 Essay on Improving Diversity in BigLaw

    In RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes Law360 essay, “BigLaw Cannot Reap Diversity Rewards Without Inclusion,” she shares her perspective and impresses that the first step to advancing diversity is to start listening to colleagues at all levels.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes authors Law360 Essay on Improving Diversity in BigLaw
    • September 2020

    Patricia Brown Holmes Featured in Law360 Diversity Snapshot Video: As Told By Black Law Firm Leaders

    RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes was featured in Law360’s Diversity Snapshot video where she shares insights on creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace. To make this “a movement and not a moment,” everyone needs to be able to come to work every day and bring their authentic self, without judgment, fear, or rejection.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes Featured in Law360 Diversity Snapshot Video: As Told By Black Law Firm Leaders
    • August 2020

    Deborah Bone Publishes Next Monthly BuiltIn Column on Tech and Law

    RSHC Attorney Deborah Bone's next monthly column, "These Small Changes in Interface Design Could Save You from Big Legal Headaches," was published on August 31 in the tech journal BuiltIn. Inconsistent court rulings have stirred confusion as to how best to develop online terms and conditions that will be enforceable against users. The answer often relies not only on the substance of the terms, but also on the clarity of the site’s design and interface, as Bone outlines in her next column for tech industry publication BuiltIn.
    Full story: Deborah Bone Publishes Next Monthly BuiltIn Column on Tech and Law
    • August 2020

    Ron Safer, Matt Crowl and Team Attacked Leaders of Gangster Disciples - A Lasting Gift to the City of Chicago

    Twenty-five years ago today (August 31) marks the takedown of the 39 top leaders of the Gangster Disciples (GD) including Larry Hoover, the gang’s undisputed leader. The GDs were the largest monolithic gang in the nation responsible for hundreds of murders and hundreds of millions of dollars of illegal drug sales. This was the most ambitious assault on any major gang in the nation’s history. Ron Safer, together with his partner Matt Crowl, led a team of law enforcement officers that developed a strategy to target the leaders of the gang who got rich using children to sell their drugs and wield their weapons.
    Full story: Ron Safer, Matt Crowl and Team Attacked Leaders of Gangster Disciples - A Lasting Gift to the City of Chicago
    • August 2020

    Dave Resnicoff Discusses FCPA Compliance Challenges for Growing Global Life-Sciences Companies in New Anti-Corruption Report

    RSHC Partner Dave Resnicoff discusses FCPA compliance challenges facing fast-growing life-sciences companies raised by Alexion Pharmaceutical’s $21 million FCPA settlement with SEC in the July 22, 2020 edition of the Anti-Corruption Report.
    Full story: Dave Resnicoff Discusses FCPA Compliance Challenges for Growing Global Life-Sciences Companies in New Anti-Corruption Report
    • August 2020

    August 24 Wrongful Conviction Podcast with Jason Flom – Kristine Bunch, Narrated by Ron Safer and Kristine Bunch

    RSHC Partner Ron Safer and Kristine Bunch retell the heartbreaking story of Kristine’s 3-year-old son’s death and her wrongful conviction and 17-year incarceration for arson and murder based on false evidence. The podcast describes the long and winding road Kristine’s legal team, including Kelly Warner and Art Mitzel, took to win her freedom and prove no crime was committed. The Wrongful Conviction Podcasts with Jason Flom are produced to raise public awareness, educate, and inspire action.
    Full story: August 24 Wrongful Conviction Podcast with Jason Flom – Kristine Bunch, Narrated by Ron Safer and Kristine Bunch
    • 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.
    Full story: Nine RSHC Partners Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List
    • 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.
    Full story: Seven RSHC Associates Named to 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
    • August 2020

    "Tips For Protecting Privilege In Remote Internal Investigations" by Patricia Brown Holmes, Kelly Warner, and Andrew Wu published in Law360.

    RSHC Attorneys Patricia Brown Holmes, Kelly Warner, and Andrew Wu, co-authored "Tips For Protecting Privilege In Remote Internal Investigations" which was published in Law 360 on August 20, 2020.
    Full story: "Tips For Protecting Privilege In Remote Internal Investigations" by Patricia Brown Holmes, Kelly Warner, and Andrew Wu published in Law360.