RSHC in the news

    • April 2017

    10th Annual Chicago White Collar Crime & Corporate Governance Conference

    Law Bulletin Seminars, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company, will host its 10th Annual Chicago White Collar Crime & Corporate Governance Conference, “Implications of a Trump Administration,” at the Swissotel Chicago on April 19. RSHC Partner, Dave Resnicoff, will Chair the anti-corruption panel, including Emmanuel Ayuk (Global Compliance & Counsel), Jeff Cramer (Berkeley Research Group), Meghan Hansen (Latham & Watkins), and Nick Berg (Ropes & Gray).
    Full story: 10th Annual Chicago White Collar Crime & Corporate Governance Conference
    • March 2017

    RSHC Partners Presenting at BWLA’s 30th Anniversary National Summit

    RSHC Partners, Patricia Brown Holmes and Ron Safer, will be presenting at the March 30 – April 1, 2017 Black Women’s Law Association (BWLA) National Summit entitled, “Legacy: Celebrating Our History and Charting Our Future.”
    Full story: RSHC Partners Presenting at BWLA’s 30th Anniversary National Summit
    • March 2017

    Are the Days of E.D. Texas Waning?

    On March 27, 2017, the Supreme Court heard arguments regarding an issue that has long plagued defendants in patent cases: are the venue rules applied by the Federal Circuit at odds with the patent statute and Supreme Court precedent? TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, LLC, No.16-341.
    Full story: Are the Days of E.D. Texas Waning?
    • March 2017

    Supreme Court Abolishes Laches Defense in Patent Cases

    SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products, Case No. 15-927 (March 21, 2017)
    Full story: Supreme Court Abolishes Laches Defense in Patent Cases
    • March 2017

    RSHC Prepared City of Chicago’s Amicus Brief Against President Trump’s Travel Ban

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila had the privilege of working with the City of Chicago in preparing an important amicus brief on behalf of the Cities of Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and other major U.S. cities and counties, who have been negatively affected by President Trump’s new executive order.
    Full story: RSHC Prepared City of Chicago’s Amicus Brief Against President Trump’s Travel Ban
    • March 2017

    Patricia Brown Holmes, 2017 Vanguard Award Honoree

    The Black Women Lawyers Association (BWLA), during their 30th Anniversary year, recognizes former BWLA President and founding member Patricia Brown Holmes, also immediate past CBA President, as their 2017 Vanguard Award recipient. The Vanguard Awards provide Chicago’s legal community with a focal point that celebrates the accomplishments of diverse lawyers and organizations and fosters greater understanding and collaboration between the city’s diverse bar associations.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes, 2017 Vanguard Award Honoree
    • March 2017

    Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference

    Josh Lee, Co-Panelist, Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference
    Full story: Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference
    • February 2017

    All Charges Against "Marquette Park 4" Dismissed

    State’s Attorney Dismisses All Charges Against Wrongfully Convicted "Marquette Park 4", Ron Safer and Eli Litoff Part of the Team of Lawyers that Provided Pro Bono Legal Counsel.
    Full story: All Charges Against "Marquette Park 4" Dismissed
    • January 2017

    Illinois Super Lawyers and Top of the List Rankings for Holmes (Top 50 Women) and Safer (Top 100)

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila is proud to announce that eight partners have been selected for inclusion on the 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Patricia Brown Holmes ranked in the Top 50 Women, and Ronald S. Safer ranked in the Top 100. The Super Lawyers selection process involves a diverse list of top attorneys nominated by peers, independent research across 12 key categories, evaluation by a highly credentialed Blue Ribbon panel of attorneys and final selection of only 5% to Super Lawyers.
    Full story: Illinois Super Lawyers and Top of the List Rankings for Holmes (Top 50 Women) and Safer (Top 100)
    • December 2016

    Patricia Brown Holmes, Awarded Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year 2016

    Patricia Brown Holmes is an inspirational leader in the legal and greater community. She personifies justice, equality, inclusion and hope. She is a highly respected and accomplished lawyer with a reputation for excellence, integrity and unerring judgment.
    Full story: Patricia Brown Holmes, Awarded Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year 2016
    • November 2016

    RSHC Ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has been named a Tier 1 firm in Chicago in four practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the Seventh Edition of “Best Law Firms.” The firm also earned a Tier 2 ranking in Chicago for Appellate Practice and a National Tier 3 ranking in two practice areas.
    Full story: RSHC Ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”
    • October 2016

    RSHC Serves as Pro Bono Counsel for ACLU

    RSHC Serves as Pro Bono Counsel for ACLU, Hastings Center in Asylum-Seeker Detention Policy Suit
    Full story: RSHC Serves as Pro Bono Counsel for ACLU
    • September 2016

    Federal Circuit Clarifies the Boundaries of the Elusive “Abstract Idea” in Section 101 Challenges

    Affinity Labs of Texas, LLC v. DirecTV, LLC et al. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    Full story: Federal Circuit Clarifies the Boundaries of the Elusive “Abstract Idea” in Section 101 Challenges
    • September 2016

    Federal Circuit Offers Further Ammunition to Section 101

    Full story: Federal Circuit Offers Further Ammunition to Section 101
    • August 2016

    Bob Riley and Ron Safer Named 2017 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®

    RSHC is pleased to announce two of its founding partners have been awarded the highest overall rating by their peers as 2017 Lawyers of the Year. Bob Riley has been named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Chicago Product Liability Litigation–Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”, and Ron Safer has been named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Chicago Criminal Defense: White-Collar “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer is recognized for each specialty and location.
    Full story: Bob Riley and Ron Safer Named 2017 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®