Sarah Finch Selected JTB 5 Under 40

    Litigation associate Sarah Finch has been selected Just The Beginning – A Pipeline Organization’s 5 Under 40 honoree for her dedication to the advancement of diversity in the legal field. Sarah will be recognized at the October 14 JTB “Light the Spark” Celebration and Annual Fundraiser.
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    Congratulations to Managing Partner of the Year, RSHC Founding Partner Patricia Brown Holmes!

    Recognizing leaders who are excellent "business strategists, complex problem-solvers and, of course, great lawyers," the WIPL awards also spotlight women who are dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal industry.
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    Patricia Brown Holmes and Rachel Sifuentes Publish an Article on Diversity in the ADR Process in Best Lawyers

    In "Neutral Shift," published in the second annual Best Lawyers in the Midwest edition, Patricia Brown Holmes and Rachel Sifuentes explain why diversifying the pool of neutrals is the first step toward improving inclusion in the alternative dispute resolution process.
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    Sandy Musumeci Named 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyer

    We are proud to announce that RSHC Partner Sandy Musumeci has been selected as a 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense: White Collar.
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    RSHC Partners Georgia Alexakis and Kelly Warner Draw Lessons from DOJ Government Monitorship Guidance for Law360

    In a Law360 Expert Analysis, "What DOJ Gov't Monitoring Guidance Can Teach Companies," RSHC Partners Georgia Alexakis and Kelly Warner translate new DOJ guidance for monitoring civil settlement agreements and consent decrees to the investigations and compliance space.
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    Dave Resnicoff Presents on “Demystifying Third-Party Monitorships” for AHLA’s Speaking of Health Law Podcast with BRG’s Rob Cepielik

    RSHC Partner Dave Resnicoff discussed challenges and best practices for monitorships as part of civil and criminal law enforcement resolutions on the American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) September podcast “Speaking of Health Law” with co-presenter Rob Cepielik of BRG. Dave and Rob discussed the potential risks and value of monitorships, and tips for successful implementation, such as the importance of developing a “partnership” and alignment with all stakeholders; the key components of any work plan; differences when the monitor is an accountant or an attorney; the challenges of a dual reporting relationship; and responses to discovery of potential new violations of law.
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    Patricia Brown Holmes Speaker at Garret and CCI Corporate Social Conscience Program

    Patricia Brown Holmes will be speaking at the September 22-24 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Corporate Social Conscience virtual event. Prominent speakers who help shape the current legal markets will discuss corporate and securities law including M&A, corporate governance, and SEC updates.
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    Former Federal Prosecutor Abigail Peluso Joins RSHC

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP (RSHC) welcomes new partner Abigail Peluso to our Government Enforcement, Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense practice. Peluso joins the firm following eleven years with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, where she served in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions, most recently as a Deputy Chief in the General Crimes Section, where she trained and supervised new federal prosecutors.
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    Eli Litoff and Brian Watson Named Crain’s Notable Rising Stars in Law 2021

    RSHC is proud to share Eli Litoff and Brian Watson’s inclusion in the inaugural class of Crain’s Notable Rising Stars in Law. Eli and Brian serve as leaders within and outside the firm and have made notable impacts in the field of law.
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    Raymond Rushing Joins the 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

    Join us in congratulating RSHC’s Raymond Rushing as he joins the distinguished ranks of Law Bulletin Media’s 40 Under Forty list as part of the class of 2021.
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    RSHC Named to Exelon’s 2021 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Honor Roll

    RSHC is honored to be named to Exelon’s 2021 DEI Honor Roll and recognized as a legal business partner advancing shared values and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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    RSHC to Host Innovative Symposium on “Future Technologies; Present Challenges” in Spring 2022

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP is excited to host our inaugural Autonomous Vehicles Spring Symposium, “Future Technologies; Present Challenges,” on April 22, 2022. This three-hour conference offers valuable information for industry leaders in ground, aerial, and maritime autonomous vehicle development and all associated industries. The symposium will feature influential keynote speakers and informative cross-disciplinary panels, enabling participants to wrestle through some of the most challenging issues facing autonomous vehicle industries.
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    RSHC Partner Jack Theis discusses new federal guidance on ransomware for his latest column in tech journal Built In

    In "How Should U.S. Companies Guard Against the Growing Threat of Ransomware?" Jack Theis outlines the scope of the growing ransomware threat, and reviews new federal recommendations companies should incorporate into their compliance and regulatory programs to defend against attacks.
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    Patricia Brown Holmes Honored by Corporate Counsel as ‘Managing Partner of the Year’

    RSHC Managing Partner Patricia Brown Holmes is being honored as a “Managing Partner of the Year” by the Corporate Counsel’s annual Women, Influence and Power in Law Awards program. These awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law. In recognizing Judge Holmes, the WIPL selection committee noted her role in shaping RSHC’s culture and designing explicit policies that ensure accountability on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Under her leadership, the firm has been recognized by Chambers as “a true diversity and inclusion pioneer for the profession” and was recently noted in Law360’s Diversity Snapshot Report for having one of industry’s the most diverse equity partnerships.
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    14 RSHC Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

    Congratulations to 14 RSHC attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, recognizing associates and other lawyers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
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    13 RSHC Partners Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® List

    Congratulations to 13 RSHC partners recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in 11 areas of practice and in three geographic regions. The Best Lawyers list was first published in 1983 and is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
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    RSHC Top Ranked for Most Diverse Equity Partnership by Law360

    RSHC has, once again, been named a top firm in Law360’s Diversity Snapshot Report for law firms having one of the most diverse equity partnerships. RSHC outpaces its similar-sized peers for creating pathways to advancement from all groups and walks of life. DEI are founding principles on which RSHC was built.
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    RSHC Recognized as a Diversity Leader by Law360

    Law360’s annual Diversity Snapshot Report recognizes RSHC as a Top 5 law firm for the most diverse attorney workforce nationwide for firms with 100 or fewer attorneys. RSHC outpaces peers for creating pathways to advancement from all groups and walks of life. Diversity, equity, are core founding principles on which RSHC was built. While we are grateful for the recognition and congratulate the other firms on Law360’s list, we recognize our efforts at improving DEI in the legal profession are only just getting started.
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    RSHC Featured in Chambers D&I North America Report 2021

    As a named Chambers D&I Awards finalist and noted as “a true diversity and inclusion pioneer for the profession,” RSHC is honored to contribute a Case Study to the tenth annual Chambers Diversity & Inclusion North America Report 2021. This best practice guide features innovative and supportive initiatives that further racial inclusion in the workplace, demonstrate measurable progress, and broaden the cultural shift.
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    RSHC is Proud to Sponsor the Annual Chicago Conference on Futures and Derivatives

    While the economy recovers from the pandemic, regulators in the futures and derivatives industry continue to move forward with significant regulatory and enforcement efforts. Regulators and leading industry professionals will provide guidance and insight regarding current and anticipated issues impacting participants in the futures and derivatives industry. Attorneys who attend can earn two hours of CLE in Illinois and California, free of charge.
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