Manny Sanchez Featured as an Exceptional Chicagoan


Partner Manny Sanchez has been featured as an Exceptional Chicagoan by The Executives’ Club of Chicago. The interview can be read at exceptionalchicagoans.com. In a city that serves as home to more than 2.7 million people, standing out in Chicago is no small accomplishment. But, with determination, drive and talent – some create waves larger … Continue reading Manny Sanchez Featured as an Exceptional Chicagoan

Partner Emanuel “Chris” Welch Inducted into John Marshall Law School Hall of Distinction


Partner, Emanuel Chris Welch, JMLS ‘97, on Tuesday received the high honor of being named to John Marshall Law School’s Hall of Distinction. “I am honored and humbled to receive this recognition and would like to thank the Board of Trustees for bestowing upon me this great honor,” Welch said. “The opportunities provided to me … Continue reading Partner Emanuel “Chris” Welch Inducted into John Marshall Law School Hall of Distinction

Partner Brad Alexander secures Summary Judgment in case involving hip fx, surgery, $175K in bills


The plaintiff’s Estate did not take issue with the evidence supporting the argument that the plaintiff slipped and fell on a natural accumulation of snow which had starting falling two hours before the decedent’s injury, but suggested that the fast food corporation’s policy manual concerning “winter maintenance” gave rise to a self-imposed duty to keep … Continue reading Partner Brad Alexander secures Summary Judgment in case involving hip fx, surgery, $175K in bills

Partner Heather D. Erickson selected as Co-Chair of Insurance Practice Area Committee for NAMWOLF


Partner, Heather D. Erickson, has been selected as the co-chair of the Insurance Practice Area Committee for The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). NAMWOLF is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is to promote diversity in the legal profession. Ms. Erickson is thrilled for the opportunity to help lead the … Continue reading Partner Heather D. Erickson selected as Co-Chair of Insurance Practice Area Committee for NAMWOLF

Partner Brad Alexander Relies on Caselaw from the 1920s-1950s to Secure Summary Judgment


Brad successfully represented the Princeton, IL Moose Lodge in the defense of a case involving a slip and fall at the Lodge’s 2014 Valentine’s Day dinner dance. The plaintiff alleged that the Moose Lodge was negligent by offering of “dance wax” (paraffin impregnated corn meal) which granules were sprinkled near the band stand at the … Continue reading Partner Brad Alexander Relies on Caselaw from the 1920s-1950s to Secure Summary Judgment

Partner Brad Alexander Secures a Verdict in Favor of Defendant in Cook County Rear-ender


The Perez v. Martin case (2014 L 756 – Cook County) concerned a voluntarily dismissed/refiled action involving a low speed rear-end impact occurring on July 17, 2009, with injuries including a claimed acute full thickness left supraspinatus tear and associated tears in the plaintiff’s left shoulder requiring arthroscopic repair, and an aggravation of cervical arthritis … Continue reading Partner Brad Alexander Secures a Verdict in Favor of Defendant in Cook County Rear-ender