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Clausen Miller Welcomes Kristin Esposito to its Casualty Defense Team

March 8, 2017 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce that Kristin Esposito has joined the Firm’s Chicago office as a Senior Associate.  Kristin will work with Thomas Ryerson, Ilene Korey, and Scott Shinkan in representing major casualty insurers and medical/professional liability insurers in large case litigation. 

Daugherity and Wolkomir Win Summary Judgment on Behalf of Largest U.S. Hospice Care Provider in Federal Age and Disability Discrimination/Retaliation Suit

February 15, 2017 / News

Plaintiff, a 68 year old with a hearing disability, was employed by the client as a secretary for 12 years.  Following a company reduction in force (“RIF”), Plaintiff was terminated. She interviewed for an open position at another location within the company but,

Heilmann Obtains a $1.3 Million Settlement

February 1, 2017 / News

In a high profile action in the State of Illinois, Clausen Miller Partner Dave Heilmann obtained a $1.3 million settlement on behalf of client Glenn Meeks against Chicago State University for violation of the Illinois State Ethics Act.

Esposito Writes on Storage Wars

January 20, 2017 / News

One person’s junk can be another’s treasure.  That’s the premise behind A&E’s hit series, Storage Wars.  It’s pretty formulaic.  Real-life junk dealers bid, essentially sight unseen, on the contents of public storage lockers. 

Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

January 19, 2017 / News

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that seven attorneys were selected as 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers and two attorneys were selected as Illinois Rising Stars in Illinois by Super Lawyers magazine.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.

OSHA Issues Final Rule Updating Walking-Working Surfaces Standards and Establishing Personal Fall Protection Systems Requirements

December 9, 2016 / News

On December 1, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued a final rule updating its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip, and fall hazards. The rule also establishes employer requirements for using personal fall protection systems in a new section under the general industry Personal Protective Equipment standards.

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. 

  • 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, One Urban Center

    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