• December 2018

    Leslie Davis, Panelist at December 5 Chicago Women in Law Conference

    RSHC Partner Leslie D. Davis will be a co-panelist at the December 5 Women in Law Conference presented by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer at the University Club of Chicago. Women making a difference in the legal profession will discuss leadership, strategies for success, and how to influence outcomes.
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    • November 2018

    Kahlon, Lee, and Seale, Driving Change, 2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers

    Congratulations to RSHC Partners, Nick Kahlon, Josh Lee, and Merili Seale, on their recognition by Crain’s Chicago Business as 2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers. They are problem solvers who think outside the box, and who advance the causes of justice and equality through their practices and pro bono work.
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    • November 2018

    Patricia Brown Holmes 2018 HOW Forum Final Keynote Speaker

    RSHC Managing Partner, Patricia Brown Holmes, closed out the November 1-2, 2018 HOW Forum sharing stories about her family and career, while tying in lessons learned throughout the Forum. She spoke about how the qualities of resilience, strength, and determination allow women to lead change in their personal lives and in their organizations. Her keynote concluded with a champagne toast, after audience members were noticeably moved by her speech.
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    • November 2018

    Jack Theis Moderates Inside the White House Counsel’s Office Panel

    Crisis management at the top of the Executive Branch. RSHC attorney Jack Theis moderated a panel with his former colleagues from the White House Counsel’s office who explained how they handled legal, policy, and political risk during the Obama Administration. RSHC co-sponsored the November 16 event with the American Constitution Society.
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    • November 2018

    Cheryl D. S. Walker Appointed to Missouri Ethics Commission

    On Friday, November 2, Missouri Governor, Michael L. Parson, appointed RSHC Of Counsel Cheryl D. S. Walker to the Missouri Ethics Commission for a four-year term through March 15, 2022. Cheryl previously served for five and half years on the Board of Curators and Co-Chair of the Presidential Search Committee at the University of Missouri.
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    • November 2018

    Animal Lawyer Bruce Wagman, Joins RSHC’s San Francisco Office

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP (RSHC) welcomes leading animal law practitioner Bruce Wagman, as Of Counsel to its San Francisco office. A former partner at an AmLaw200 firm, Bruce has dedicated his 26 year legal career to defending and improving animal lives.
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    • November 2018

    Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2018 - RSHC #5 in Small Workplace Category

    It’s all about a company’s culture! A first-time entry, RSHC was awarded 5th place out of 65 small companies recognized at the Chicago Tribune 9th Annual Top Workplaces 2018 Awards Celebration held November 1. Top workplaces believe in collaboration, opportunities for growth, and diversity. Congratulations to everyone at RSHC who makes a difference!
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    • November 2018

    RSHC Ranked in 2019 "Best Law Firms"

    Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 2 practice areas and regionally in 8 practice areas for our professional excellence, quality of law practice, and breadth of legal expertise.
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    • October 2018

    Stephanie Jones’ John Marshall Interview, “Thrive in Your Legal Career”

    RSHC associate Stephanie Jones shares her law school experiences and memories, as well as insights on being a lawyer and a mom in the October 15 edition ofThe Decisive Utterance, the newspaper for The John Marshall Law School legal community. In the article, Stephanie discusses how she felt “practice ready” when she graduated law school and now loves being a litigator. One of her priorities in juggling a busy schedule is staying organized, and she understands that the demands of litigation often requires her to reset, reorganize, and reprioritize.
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    • October 2018

    Ron Safer - Panelist on WTTW Chicago Tonight Discussing Proposed Chicago Police Consent Decree

    Eddie Arruza from Chicago Tonight interviewed Ron Safer, RSHC Partner and former U.S. Attorneys’ Office Chief of the Criminal Division, Cara Hendrickson, Illinois Attorney General’s Public Interest Division Chief, and Brendan Shiller, a plaintiff’s attorney, on how the proposed Chicago Police Consent Decree might proceed after this week’s hearings. Ron commented, “You cannot let the perfect be the enemy of the good. It is a major step forward. It does not hamper the police, it helps the police.”
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    • October 2018

    Ron Safer Chicago Tribune Commentary about Chicago’s Proposed Historic Consent Decree to Reform the CPD

    The Chicago consent decree is progress toward creating a mutual respect and restoring the broken trust between the police and Chicago neighborhoods. When a community that witnesses crime feels victimized by the system, its residents are not apt to cooperate with the police. Ron Safer shares his comments on the facts about why criminals remain on the street.
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    • October 2018

    Clients Name RSHC to the 2019 BTI Honor Roll for Product Liability Litigation

    RSHC’s Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation Group has been named to BTI Consulting’s 2019 Honor Roll. Firms named to the Honor Roll are among the top law firms serving large clients. Published annually, the BTI Litigation Outlook guide relies 100% on individual interviews with general counsel, chief audit officers, chief financial officers, and other C-level executives and buyers of professional services. The attorneys in RSHC’s Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation group have over 200 years of collective experience defending clients against claims across the country in both state and federal courts.
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    • October 2018

    Ryan Poscablo Panelist at FinTech Symposium 2018

    RSHC Partner, Ryan Poscablo, will be a co-panelist at the October 10 FinTech Symposium Panel 1 session, “Digital Innovation and the Future of Financial Regulation,” hosted by the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) - New York. This banking and financial services series will address digital innovation and financial regulation and how they are impacting each other.
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    • September 2018

    Jake Kahn Speaker at 10th Annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives

    RSHC Partner, Jacob Kahn, will be leading the afternoon micro session, “What’s Current in Cryptocurrency?,” on November 1 at the 10th Annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives at Chicago-Kent College of Law. The conference will provide regulatory updates and information on recent trends in enforcement targeted to attorneys, compliance professionals, accountants in the commodities industry, fraud examiners and regulatory professionals.
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    • September 2018

    Cheryl Walker Ethics Panelist at ABA TIPS Program

    RSHC Of Counsel Cheryl Walker will be part of a distinguished panel discussing “How not to lose hard earned business because of an ethics lapse” at the September 14 ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) half-day CLE program at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. Protect your license and business by avoiding the pitfalls of failing to comply with less obvious ethics obligations in insurance litigation.
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    • September 2018

    Ryan Poscablo Named to 2018 New York Super Lawyers

    RSHC is delighted to announce that Partner Ryan Poscablo has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 New York Super Lawyers list as a Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York. These outstanding attorneys across the United States exhibit excellence in their practice and have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
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    • September 2018

    Greg Curtner Named to 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers

    Congratulations to RSHC Partner Greg Curtner on his selection to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list for the 13th year in a row. Super Lawyers recognizes only five percent of attorneys in each state who exhibit excellence in their practice and have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
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    • August 2018

    Robert H. Riley, Editorial Profile in Leading Lawyers

    RSHC Partner Bob Riley was recently the subject of a Leading Lawyers Profile. The article recounts some seminal moments in his career to date and more importantly, he would argue, discusses the founding principles of Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila and their ongoing importance to those we serve.
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    • August 2018

    RSHC Launches New Change Management and Legal Operations Practice

    RSHC is pleased to announce the formation of its newest practice area, providing change management and legal operations services. In a changing legal landscape, our clients face increasing pressure to align with shifting strategic goals as they traverse transitions including mergers, acquisitions, leadership changes, and technology adoption.
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    • August 2018

    ISBA Bench & Bar Article: Appellate Court Clarifies “Sole Proximate Cause”

    RSHC Partner Brian Watson explains “sole proximate cause” and the impact of the Appellate Court’s recent decision in the August 2018 Illinois State Bar Association Bench & Bar.
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