Plaintiff Buck Pohlman, former CFO of Pay-Ease, Inc., sued Pay-Ease, Inc. and Dean Scaros for breach of contract and specific performance of his employment contract. After a 3 day bench trial, Honorable Judge William O. Maki ruled in favor of Pay-Ease, Inc. Specifically, Judge Maki found that Buck Pohlman failed to prove that Pay-Ease, Inc. … Continue reading Ryan J. McQueeney Obtains Directed Finding for Client in Employment Contract Dispute
On July 17, 2009, Partner Manny Sanchez was among the four Latino Leaders honored at the 2009 Maestro Awards Gala. Manny received the Professional Achievement Award presented by the Latino Leaders Magazine.
In Royse et al. v. Swissport (No. 1-08-1609), partners Mark Winters and Heather Erickson, and associate Patrick Ward, successfully argued that a dismissal of a personal injury claim filed after the running of the applicable statute of limitations should be affirmed by the appellate court. Plaintiff argued that he could “piggy back” on to a … Continue reading Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Firm Client
President Obama gave Founding Partner, Manny Sanchez and wife Pat a shout-out at the Cinco de Mayo White House Reception.
The Firm is pleased to represent the City of Chicago as Lessor in the 99-year lease of its Midway Airport. The $2.5 billion transaction involves three investors, Citi Infrastructure Investors, John Hancock Life Insurance Co., and YVR Airport Services Ltd. This deal comes after the Firm’s representation of the City of Chicago in the Chicago … Continue reading Firm to Represent City of Chicago in $2.5 Billion Midway Airport Lease Deal
Partner Mark Winters was a featured speaker at the risk management seminar at the Mid-America Bowl Fest 2008 convention on July 21, 2008, in Wisconsin.
The prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Award recognizes employers that are successfully using workplace flexibility to meet both employer and employee goals. As a winner, SD&H ranks in the top 20% of employers nationally in terms of flexible work programs, policies and culture.
On August 1, 2008 a Southern District of Illinois Federal Court jury returned a defense verdict in favor of Chrysler LLC, which was represented by partner Ryan J. McQueeney. Plaintiff Steven Freeland alleged that he suffered a disabling brain injury when a rear lift gate gas strut he was installing on a minivan exploded, discharging … Continue reading Defense Verdict Entered in Favor of Chrysler LLC in Products Liability Case
Manny Sanchez was a panel member at DRI’s Diversity for Success seminar where he shared his experience, strategies and tactics with other minority attorneys to assist them in attempting to develop a successful book of business.
Manny Sanchez, along with 49 other prominent Chicago trial lawyers, has authored a chapter in the newly published book, “Your Witness; Lessons on Cross-Examination and Life from Great Chicago Trial Lawyers.” Scott Turow declared in the Forward to the book, “treasure this book, because we all know it’s a rare thing for wizards to reveal … Continue reading Manny Sanchez Authors Chapter in Newly Published Book