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Appellate Leader Melinda Kollross to Chair DRI’s 2017 Appellate Advocacy Committee Annual Meeting

December 6, 2016 / News

The Defense Research Institute (“DRI”)’s  Appellate Practice Committee has selected Clausen Miller Appellate Partner Melinda Kollross to chair its 2017 Annual Meeting to be held in Chicago October 4-8, 2017.   As co-chair of Clausen Miller’s nationally preeminent Appellate Practice Group,

EEOC Issues Updated Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

November 22, 2016 / News

Effective November 18, 2016, the EEOC issued its updated enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination to replace its 2002 compliance manual.

The Guidance sets forth the Commission’s interpretation of the law of national origin discrimination,

Hoey Secures Dismissal of Insurance Producer

November 10, 2016 / News

CM partner Jim Hoey recently obtained the dismissal of an insurance producer in a lawsuit filed in Danville, Illinois.

The Insured caused a car accident which resulted in serious injuries to another driver. 

Neel and Bryer Win Seventh Circuit Appeal Involving ADA Discrimination Claims

November 10, 2016 / News

Clausen Miller partners Paige Neel and Dan Bryer won affirmance from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals of summary judgment entered in favor of a Chicagoland school district.  The plaintiff had sued the district claiming that she was discriminated and retaliated against and that the district failed to accommodate her purported disability. 

Stern Elected to the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Board of Directors

October 27, 2016 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce that Robert Stern was elected to the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Board of Directors.  Robert was sworn into office at NASP’s Annual Conference on October 24, 2016.  Robert’s appointment to NASP’s Board is recognition by the Subrogation Industry of his success and leadership in the Subrogation Community. 

Clausen Miller Celebrates 80 Years of Client Service with Marked Growth and Expansion

October 25, 2016 / News

Founded in 1936, this year marks the 80th year Clausen Miller has been in business.  Growing from three founding partners and three associates to a leading Firm with over 100 attorneys practicing across the country,

Cybersecurity Requirements On the Horizon for Financial Services Companies Licensed in New York?

October 12, 2016 / News

New York’s Department of Financial Services has released its proposed cybersecurity regulation, which, if it passes, will deliver significant protections to both consumers and financial institutions licensed in New York.  The proposed regulation, “Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies” (23 NYCRR Part 500),

Illinois First District Appellate Court Determines That A Credit Check Of An Employment Application Was A Violation Of The Illinois Employee Credit Privacy Act

October 5, 2016 / News

In Ohle v. The Neiman Marcus Group, the plaintiff was denied a job because of a failed credit check.  The plaintiff alleged that the credit check was in violation of the Illinois Employee Credit Privacy Act (“the Act”),

Illinois Freedom to Work Act – No Non-Compete Agreements for Low Wage Workers

September 26, 2016 / News

Illinois recently enacted the “Freedom to Work Act”, effective for agreements entered into on or after January 1, 2017.  This Act prohibits non-governmental employers from entering into non-compete agreements with low wage employees.

Low wage employees are defined in the Act as those employees who earn less than the greater of (1) the hourly rare equal to the minimum wage required under applicable federal,

Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Right to 12-Person Jury in Major Victory for Defense

September 22, 2016 / News

Today the Illinois Supreme Court upheld the right to demand a 12-member jury, holding the mandatory 6-person jury statute, 735 ILCS 5/2-1105(b), unconstitutional.  Kakos v. Butler, 2016 IL 120377.  This is a major victory for the defense and will arguably protect defendants and insurers from more unpredictable and inaccurate verdicts that can result from a smaller jury panel.

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • Orlando

    Florida 32801

    618 E. South Street

    Suite 500

    Orlando, Florida 32801

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman