Chittenden, Murday & Novotny LLC proudly announces that Victor F. Terrizzi has been named a Member of the Firm effective January 2016. Victor’s practice is focused on representing the Firm’s clients in a wide variety of litigation matters in state and federal courts.
The December 2015 issue of DRI’s For the Defense magazine features an article examining a decades-long split in the federal courts of appeals over whether an ERISA fiduciary who is jointly and severally liable to an ERISA plan is entitled to seek contribution or indemnity from a more culpable co-fiduciary. This article examines the primary arguments for and against permitting such actions and finds that, while arguments advocating rights of contribution and indemnity are well-founded, recognizing them would likely be a bridge too far under the Supreme Court’s current ERISA jurisprudence
Julie Wall spoke at the American Conference Institute’s ERISA Litigation conference in New York City in October 2015. The topic was “Enforcement of ERISA Plan Limitation Provisions in the Post-Heimeshoff World.
Stuart Primack was recognized as a 2015 “Emerging Lawyer” in Commercial Litigation by Leading Lawyers. Emerging Lawyers are the top 2% of Illinois lawyers who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing law for less than 10 years and have proven themselves professional, ethical and experienced at an early point in their legal career. The recipients of this distinction are selected by their peers and approved by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board. Only the top lawyers are nominated and eligible for membership.
Chittenden, Murday & Novotny LLC proudly announces that Law & Politics Magazine and the publishers of Chicago Magazine have again named Bill Chittenden a “Super Lawyer” in Business Litigation in 2015. The process began with thousands of ballots sent to attorneys across the State of Illinois asking them to nominate the best lawyers they had “personally observed.” A panel of recognized top lawyers in the commercial/business litigation practice area was assembled to review the nominations and evaluation criteria. Through this process, the panel identified the nominees with the highest scores. The attorneys chosen represent the top 5% of attorneys in the State of Illinois.