RSHC in the news

    • March 2020

    Notice: COVID-19

    We realize this is a difficult time for us all. Businesses, communities, and families are all coping with the unknowns surrounding the COVID-19 virus. Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP is continually assessing this unprecedented situation and remaining flexible in the face of uncertainty. Rest assured our priorities are continuing to provide exceptional client service, while ensuring the health, safety, and welfare of our personnel and their families as well as that of our clients and friends.
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    • March 2020

    Patricia Brown Holmes Panelist at CBA Women’s Summit

    Patricia Brown Holmes will be part of an esteemed female managing partners panel at the March 6 CBA Women’s Summit, “Learning Your Leadership Language,” at the Chicago Athletic Club. Justice Joy V. Cunningham will moderate the conversation as co-panelists share their unique paths to achieving leadership positions in the law and provide advice on how to carve out an authentic leadership strategy.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes Panelist at CBA Women’s Summit
    • February 2020

    Bruce Wagman Lead Counsel for New HSUS Complaint Against USDA

    RSHC's Bruce Wagman is lead counsel for The Humane Society of the United States in a new action challenging the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's increase in slaughterhouse speeds. The suit asserts that not only is the increased speed inhumane, it makes working conditions even more dangerous for workers, and compromises the safety of the food that Americans put on their table.
    Full story: Bruce Wagman Lead Counsel for New HSUS Complaint Against USDA
    • 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.
    Full story: 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Top Ranking for Holmes and Safer
    • January 2020

    Illinois Supreme Court Appoints Leslie D. Davis ARDC Review Board Member

    RSHC is proud to announce that Partner Leslie D. Davis has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as a member of the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) Review Board, which investigates and prosecutes allegations of lawyer wrongdoing in Illinois. Leslie’s appointment began January 10, 2020 and expires December 31, 2021.
    Full story: Illinois Supreme Court Appoints Leslie D. Davis ARDC Review Board Member
    • January 2020

    Simone A. Randolph, Editorial Profile in Leading Lawyers

    From a young age RSHC Partner Simone Randolph knew she “wanted to use the law to avoid conflicts, to bring people together for a common goal.” Hard work, organization, proactive communication, and anticipation of client needs enables her to run multiple complex real estate and financing deals across the country on the day to day. Grateful to and inspired by her mentors, she also possesses a true passion for the development of junior colleagues and diversity in the legal profession.
    Full story: Simone A. Randolph, Editorial Profile in Leading Lawyers
    • December 2019

    Career of Powerhouse Chicago Lawyer and Former Judge Patricia Brown Holmes

    RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes is currently being featured in a December 29 Lawdragon Lawyer Limelight sharing what it took for her to get where she is today.
    Full story: Career of Powerhouse Chicago Lawyer and Former Judge Patricia Brown Holmes
    • December 2019

    Holmes Named 2019 Notable Minority in Accounting, Consulting & Law

    RSHC is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Patricia Brown Holmes, has been recognized as a 2019 Notable Minority in Accounting, Consulting & Law by Crain’s Chicago Business. An inspirational leader, Patricia “leads from the front,” and encourages others to dream, learn, do, and become more. Patricia teaches others to overcome obstacles, tear down walls, and break through glass ceilings with unparalleled grace, dignity, and humility. We are honored to call her our Managing Partner.
    Full story: Holmes Named 2019 Notable Minority in Accounting, Consulting & Law
    • December 2019

    Rod Perry and Cheryl Walker Presenters at Construction SuperConference 2019

    On December 16, RSHC Partner Rod Perry and RSHC Of Counsel Cheryl Walker will be co-panelists at the Construction SuperConference 2019 program, “Participation Goals: Strategies to Achieve Them,” to be held at Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Contractors are often called upon to meet or exceed project goals established for (public and private) participation by disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs), minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs), and women-owned business enterprises (WBEs).
    Full story: Rod Perry and Cheryl Walker Presenters at Construction SuperConference 2019
    • November 2019

    RSHC Ranked in 2020 "Best Law Firms"

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has been ranked in the 2020 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.
    Full story: RSHC Ranked in 2020 "Best Law Firms"
    • October 2019

    Azar Alexander SeattleU Lawyer Profile, A Part of Judge Keith’s Legacy

    Azar Alexander, RSHC Associate and Seattle University School of Law alumni, was featured in the school’s Fall 2019 edition of SeattleU Lawyer, “Learning from a Legend.” Azar had the opportunity of a lifetime to serve as a law clerk from 2018-2019 for his home state legal hero and civil rights legend, the late Hon. Damon J. Keith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
    Full story: Azar Alexander SeattleU Lawyer Profile, A Part of Judge Keith’s Legacy
    • October 2019

    Shalem Massey Speaking at ABA/TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee Program

    RSHC Partner Shalem Massey will be a panelist at the October 24-25, 2019 ABA/TIPs program, “The Aviation Lawyer’s Operating Handbook: Learning to Litigate, Navigate, and Communicate,” to be held in Washington, DC. Shalem and his co-presenters will discuss the tripartite relationship, the issues which arise, and best practices at their session, “Keeping Formation: Navigating the Relationship of Insured, Insurer, and Outside Counsel.”
    Full story: Shalem Massey Speaking at ABA/TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee Program
    • October 2019

    RSHC Named to Commercial Litigation Honor Roll in BTI Litigation Outlook 2020

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila has been named by corporate counsel to the Honor Roll of BTI Consulting Group’s 10th annual BTI Litigation Outlook 2020 as a firm they turn to for their most pressing litigation needs. The firm has been recognized in the areas of Complex Commercial Litigation and Everyday Commercial Litigation.
    Full story: RSHC Named to Commercial Litigation Honor Roll in BTI Litigation Outlook 2020
    • September 2019

    Ryan Poscablo Selected to 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

    Congratulations to RSHC Partner Ryan Poscablo on his selection to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list as a Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney. 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, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
    Full story: Ryan Poscablo Selected to 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List
    • September 2019

    RSHC Strengthens West-Coast Presence with Attorney Noted for Trial Strategy and Work on Federal Investigations, Criminal Defense

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP (RSHC) announces the addition of a new partner, Jamal Sadat Muhammad. Jamal Muhammad brings with him experience in both the public sector and private practice, handling criminal trials and federal investigations, international investigations crossing multiple jurisdictions and countries, as well as civil investigations involving derivative shareholder litigation, sexual harassment, wire fraud, mail fraud, and honest services fraud.
    Full story: RSHC Strengthens West-Coast Presence with Attorney Noted for Trial Strategy and Work on Federal Investigations, Criminal Defense