Six CMN Attorneys Recognized as 2014 Leading Lawyers

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Six CMN attorneys were recognized as 2014 Leading Lawyers in Illinois.  Bill Chittenden and Don Murday were named Leading Lawyers in Commercial Litigation and Civil Appellate Law.  David Novotny was named a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Class Action Defense, Insurance, Civil Appellate Law and Insurance/Reinsurance Litigation.  Elizabeth Doolin was named a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Civil Appellate Law and Employment Law: Management.  Joe Hasman was named a leading lawyer in Civil Appellate Law, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, and Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law.  David Schmidt was named a Leading Lawyer in the area of Commercial Litigation.  Distinction as a “Leading Lawyer” is the product of a rigorous selection process that focuses on recommendations from peers in the lawyer’s particular practice area followed by extensive discussion with other highly regarded lawyers in the same area of practice.  Less than 5% of all lawyers in the State of Illinois are selected for this distinction.

Member Michael Galibois appointed as Legislative Liaison for CBA’s Federal Civil Practice Committee

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The Chicago Bar Association’s Federal Civil Practice Committee has appointed Michael Galibois as the Committee’s Legislative Liaison for the 2014-2015 term. In this role, Michael will be responsible for submitting draft legislation proposed by the Committee, identifying pending legislation of interest to the Committee, and preparing the Committee’s official legislative comments.

Part of the Federal Civil Practice Committee’s mission is to improve civil litigation in the federal courts with jurisdiction over Chicago. And the Firm is proud of Michael’s new leadership role in service to Chicago’s legal community.

Elizabeth Doolin and Julie Wall publish article in “For the Defense” on critical litigation hold issues

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The December 2013 issue of DRI’s For the Defense magazine features an in-depth examination of when a party’s litigation hold notice must go to third parties who may be in possession of documents and electronically stored information within the control of that party, written by CMN members Elizabeth Doolin and Julie Wall.  This article presents crucial information for litigants about this rapidly-developing area of the law.

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