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Clausen Miller Welcomes Kristin Esposito to its Casualty Defense Team
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.