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Clausen Miller Recognized as One of the Top Law Firms for Women in Equity Partnerships

October 21, 2020 / News

Clausen Miller not only “talks the talk” it “walks the walk” in promoting gender equality, diversity and inclusion.  The firm was recently recognized in Law360’s Glass Ceiling Report as among the top 10 nationally for women in equity partnerships. 

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 3

October 20, 2020 / CM Reports

Seventh Circuit Certifies Illinois Contribution Act Issue To Illinois Supreme Court: Preserve Your Record

On August 5, 2020, the Seventh Circuit issued its decision in Roberts v. Alexandria Transp., 968 F.3d 794 (7th Cir.

Third-Party Complaint Claims Can Be Considered in Duty to Defend

October 7, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, October 6, 2020

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, applying Illinois law, recently held that allegations contained in third-party complaints could be considered in determining whether an additional insurer owed a duty to defend,

No Defense Based on Evidence Offered During Declaratory Action

October 1, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 22, 2020

The 2nd District Appellate Court recently held that facts asserted by an insured in response to a coverage action initiated by an insurer could not be used by the insured to establish a duty to defend,

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