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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    "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.
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    Bob Riley and Joe Cancila Named Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago

    RSHC is doubly proud to announce that RSHC Partners Bob Riley and Joe Cancila have been awarded the highest overall rating by their peers and named a Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this particularly significant to have two (2) RSHC award winners. In the last six consecutive years, an RSHC partner has been awarded this recognition.
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    Public Comments Close on Proposed FAA Rule Governing Remote ID of Unmanned Aerial System

    The Federal Aviation Administration closed public comments in March 2020 on a newly proposed rule aimed at integrating unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”) such as drones to United States airspace, specifically low-altitude air traffic. This article outlines the key provisions of the FAA’s proposal for Remote Identification of UAS in an incremental phase towards the eventual goal of comprehensive UAS traffic management.
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    The Public and Private Sectors Are Ready to Unleash Unmanned Maritime Vehicles

    Are unmanned maritime vehicles the next frontier in autonomous technology? The defense, commercial, and scientific sectors have realized the potential for unmanned maritime vehicles (UMVs). This article provides an introduction for stakeholders — manufacturers, insurers, consumers, and operators — to understand the governing authorities of UMVs.
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    Autonomous Vehicles: Current Legal Landscape and Challenges on the Horizon

    RSHC’s Autonomous Vehicles Team offers a brief snapshot of the ever-evolving legal landscape for connected and autonomous ground vehicles (“CAV”) and unmanned aerial vehicles (“UAV”). The article provides federal and state-by-state overviews of CAV and UAV laws and regulations, including Arizona, California, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Virginia.
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    Connected Vehicles Bring Promise of Mobility — and Jobs — to Two Million People With Disabilities

    Riddle: What lifts people out of long-term poverty; pours previously untapped pools of workers into the workforce, thereby stimulating the economy; and grants independence to two million people with disabilities in the United States? Answer: Self-driving vehicles.
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    Greg Curtner Selected to 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers for 15 Years Straight

    RSHC is pleased to announce that RSHC Partner Greg Curtner has once again been selected a 2020 Michigan Super Lawyer. For 15 consecutive years, Greg has been recognized as a Top Rated Antitrust Litigator who embodies excellence in his practice of law. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Michigan are selected by Super Lawyers for this high degree of peer recognition and professional accomplishments. Annual selections are made using a patented, rigorous selection process.
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    Dennis Santoni Named Global Finalist for Relativity Attorney Tech Evangelist Innovation Award

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP congratulates Dennis Santoni, who has been named one of three global finalists for the Attorney Tech Evangelist Innovation Award at Relativity Fest 2020. Relativity, the builder of the market leading e-Discovery software platform, honors individuals who build innovative solutions, break down barriers for technology in the practice of law, and move e-discovery forward. Voting is now open to select an ultimate winner from among the three finalists and runs through Wednesday, August 19, 2020. We encourage you to support and vote for Dennis in recognition of his career filled with innovative client solutions.
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    Bruce Wagman Secures Victory for the Humane Society

    RSHC’s Bruce Wagman has secured another victory on behalf of the Humane Society of the United States. This time, the win comes in the form of successfully defending the constitutionality of San Francisco’s ban on the sale of fur. Last week a federal judge dismissed the fur industry’s challenge to the ban finding that the fur industry had failed to present a valid legal theory for why San Francisco’s law was unconstitutional.
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    RSHC Named Among Chicago’s Notable Businesses Championing Diversity & Inclusion 2020

    Crain’s Chicago Business has recognized RSHC among Chicago’s Notable Businesses Championing Diversity & Inclusion 2020 in the legal profession. Diversity and inclusion is a core principle of RSHC and a mission-critical assignment. RSHC strives to be an inclusive workplace for all of its people. #ProudtobeRSHC and to Support Our LGBTQIA+ Family.
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