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    RSHC Strengthens Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice with New Partner Nafiz Cekirge

    Noted lending industry litigator Nafiz Cekirge joins RSHC as a partner managing his practice from both coasts in the firm's New York and Los Angeles/Irvine offices. Cekirge has served as lead counsel in more than 200 mortgage mass actions in state and federal courts throughout the country and gained national recognition in the mortgage mass action area for his novel use of the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) to remove many of these mass actions to federal court.
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    Patricia Brown Holmes Shares Lessons Learned from the Pandemic with Law360

    Law360 invited RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes and other law firm leaders to answer five questions about lessons learned one year into the pandemic. Enjoy watching Patricia’s video clips.
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    RSHC Litigator Eli Litoff Elected Partner

    RSHC is delighted to announce the promotion of Eli Litoff (Litigation - Class Action, Commercial Litigation, and White Collar) to Partner, effective January 1, 2021. Join us in congratulating Eli!
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    RSHC Featured in Lawdragon 15th Anniversary Edition

    Lawdragon’s feature on Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, “Law Firm So Real,” highlights the Firm’s unique origin as a true "blank slate" and its continuing commitments to helping clients achieve their goals, maintaining professional excellence in all areas of work, and advancing a Firm culture that is built on authentic diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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    Deborah Bone and Joshua Roquemore publish "How to Navigate Automotive AR's Legal Challenges" in Built In

    In "How to Navigate Automotive AR's Legal Challenges," RSHC Attorneys Deborah Bone and Joshua Roquemore discuss the numerous legal challenges posed by fast-moving augmented reality technology.
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    King, McCoy, Perry, and Randolph Named 2020 Notable Minorities in Law by Crain’s

    Congratulations to four RSHC Partners, Alan King, Joseph McCoy, Rod Perry, and Simone Randolph, on their recognition as 2020 Notable Minorities in Law by Crain’s Chicago Business. They are among 56 Chicago area professionals honored for their professional achievements, leadership, and service to others. All those selected demonstrate the ability and power to effect change, serve as a role model or mentor, and actively participate in the greater Chicago community.
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    Joe Cancila Selected BTI Client Service All-Star 2020

    RSHC congratulates Joe Cancila on his selection as one of this year’s BTI Client Service All-Stars, a high honor that can only be given by clients, who single out attorneys delivering the absolute best client service. A BTI Client Service-All Star stands out above others because of their keen understanding of business impacts and unwavering commitment to client objectives.
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    Patricia Brown Holmes Featured on Bloomberg’s Black Lawyers Speak, Episode 1, Uncommon Law

    RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes shares some candid stories from her groundbreaking career as part of the Bloomberg Industry Group five-episode narrative podcast project, “Uncommon Law.” Her experiences, along with those of other Black lawyers at elite law firms, offer important reminders about the past and great hopes for the future as the legal profession embraces diversity, inclusion and change.
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    Alan King and Steve Hankins Selected as Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers

    RSHC congratulates Alan King and Steve Hankins on their selection and recognition among the Top 500 Employment Lawyers in America. Lawdragon, a leading publisher of legal-industry guides and news, released this new 13th guide to reflect the dominancy of a handful of law firms with profoundly strong employment practices.
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    Bob Riley Speaking at 14th Annual Leading Law Firms Virtual Conference - Diversity & Inclusion Panel

    RSHC Founding Partner Bob Riley is speaking at the 14th Annual Leading Law Firms Conference on December 4. Bob will discuss how the professional excellence that clients demand requires teams that are authentically diverse and inclusive. This is not a numbers game. It is a fundamental premise that must permeate talent development and professional opportunity at every level of a law firm.
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    Best Lawyers Features RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes in "Best Law Firms" Issue

    Best Lawyers' new "Best Law Firms" issue chronicles the distinguished career of RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes in a new profile. Tracing Holmes' journey from high school to law school, prosecutorial work to the judicial bench and private practice, this article also explores the judge's legendary resilience, public service, and commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession.
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    Meghan McMeel Speaking at Law & Economics Center Civil Justice Fest

    On November 16, RSHC Partner Meghan McMeel will be an LEC panelist discussing “The Role of Courts in Managing New Theories of Remedies: The Debates on Medical Financing, Social Inflation, Phantom Damages, and Other Emerging Trends.” The LEC Civil Justice Fest is a month of dialogues about America’s rapidly changing civil justice environment.
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    Yakov Wiegmann, Meghan McMeel, and Former Summer Intern Co-Author Law360 Commentary on Kik Decision for Cryptocurrency

    RSHC Partners Yakov Wiegmann and Meghan McMeel, and 2020 RSHC Summer Intern Hannah Styler, co-authored the Law 360 article, "Kik Ruling Is a Step Toward Securities Law Clarity for Crypto," on the significant development in the legal issues surrounding the regulation of blockchain-based cryptocurrency.
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    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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    Meghan McMeel Co-Chair of Toxic Tort & Environmental Law Virtual Conference 2020

    RSHC Partner Meghan McMeel is Co-Chair of the 29th Annual ABA Toxic Tort and Environment Law Conference (TTEL) on November 10. Panels will take a condensed look at the legal developments affecting three hot topics: Cannabis, E-Cigarettes, and Glyphosate.
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