RSHC in the news

    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • September 2018

    Greg Curtner Named to 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers

    Congratulations to RSHC Partner Greg Curtner on his selection to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list for the 13th year in a row. Super Lawyers recognizes only five percent of attorneys in each state who exhibit excellence in their practice and have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
    Full story: Greg Curtner Named to 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers
    • August 2018

    Robert H. Riley, Editorial Profile in Leading Lawyers

    RSHC Partner Bob Riley was recently the subject of a Leading Lawyers Profile. The article recounts some seminal moments in his career to date and more importantly, he would argue, discusses the founding principles of Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila and their ongoing importance to those we serve.
    Full story: Robert H. Riley, Editorial Profile in Leading Lawyers
    • August 2018

    RSHC Launches New Change Management and Legal Operations Practice

    RSHC is pleased to announce the formation of its newest practice area, providing change management and legal operations services. In a changing legal landscape, our clients face increasing pressure to align with shifting strategic goals as they traverse transitions including mergers, acquisitions, leadership changes, and technology adoption.
    Full story: RSHC Launches New Change Management and Legal Operations Practice
    • August 2018

    ISBA Bench & Bar Article: Appellate Court Clarifies “Sole Proximate Cause”

    RSHC Partner Brian Watson explains “sole proximate cause” and the impact of the Appellate Court’s recent decision in the August 2018 Illinois State Bar Association Bench & Bar.
    Full story: ISBA Bench & Bar Article: Appellate Court Clarifies “Sole Proximate Cause”
    • August 2018

    Bob Riley Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago for Third Time

    RSHC is pleased to announce that name partner Bob Riley has been awarded the highest overall rating by his peers and named Best Lawyers’ 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation-Defendants in the Chicago area. This is the third time that Bob has been honored as Lawyer of the Year, having been recognized in 2017 for this same honor and in 2016 as Lawyer of the Year for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants.
    Full story: Bob Riley Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago for Third Time
    • August 2018

    Nine RSHC Partners Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

    Nine RSHC partners have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in nine areas of selection and in three geographic regions. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
    Full story: Nine RSHC Partners Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List
    • August 2018

    Holmes Promotes “Authenticity” in Front of a Jury

    According to a soon-to-be released survey of 3,000 lawyers by Joan Williams, University of California at Hastings law professor, there is a double standard for women lawyers expressing anger at work or in the courtroom when it’s justified. About to begin a six-to-eight-week federal trial, RSHC Managing Partner, former judge, and prosecutor, Patricia Brown Holmes shared, “… earn the trust of the judge and jury and show them that their stereotypes are wrong. One way that I do that is authenticity.”
    Full story: Holmes Promotes “Authenticity” in Front of a Jury
    • August 2018

    Ron Safer Selected One of Chicago’s Most Inspiring People

    RSHC Partner Ron Safer has been selected from hundreds of nominations as one of the 2018 “20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans” by StreetWise because of his extraordinary dedication to pro bono work. Since 2000, Ron has led the charge for seven wrongfully convicted people to be exonerated who would have otherwise spent their lives in prison. The StreetWise Board of Directors and affiliated partners created this new award and annual celebration to recognize and honor courageous unsung-heroes who make Chicago a better place to live and work and inspire others to make a positive impact in our community.
    Full story: Ron Safer Selected One of Chicago’s Most Inspiring People
    • July 2018

    Chicago Victory Protects Status as Welcoming City

    On Friday, July 27, Judge Leinenweber of the Northern District of Illinois entered a permanent injunction against the Trump Administration’s attempts to force the City of Chicago’s cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts as a condition of receiving federal grant funding. The Court’s injunction invalidates three conditions that the Administration imposed on Byrne JAG funding, and will allow Chicago to receive and use these critical funds for local law enforcement efforts.
    Full story: Chicago Victory Protects Status as Welcoming City
    • July 2018

    Dalenberg, Holmes, and Warner Named Among Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers 2018

    Breaking boundaries, leading by example, and committed to making a difference, RSHC Partners Heidi Dalenberg, Patricia Brown Holmes, and Kelly Warner were selected as three of Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers 2018 by Crain’s Chicago Business. Crain’s recognized 150 legal industry leaders who have served with distinction for decades, demonstrate the power to effect change, and serve as role models and mentors to others. Join us in congratulating Heidi, Patricia, and Kelly, and thanking them for their leadership and dedication to our clients and RSHC.
    Full story: Dalenberg, Holmes, and Warner Named Among Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers 2018