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Jul 20, 2021

Chambers USA Names Margery Newman a Leading Construction Lawyer

We are pleased to announce that income member Margery Newman has been recognized by Chamber USA 2021 as a leading lawyer. Margery was selected as a leading construction attorney in Illinois for her work in construction litigation, contract negotiation, mechanics lien claims and MBE/WBE/DBE certification. Chambers emphasized Margery’s work in the specialty trade contractors industry, stating “she […]

Jul 12, 2021

Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler Co-Author Refresher on Conducting Workplace Investigations for CLM Magazine

Capital member Storrs Downey and associate Jessica Jackler recently co-authored an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Back To Basics In The Workplace,” a refresher for employers on conducting workplace investigations during an important era of #MeToo, civil rights movements and a global pandemic. Storrs and Jessica highlight the steps employers […]

Jun 23, 2021

Geoff Bryce Discusses Contract Terms & Conditions with Construction Executive

Capital member Geoff Bryce was recently quoted in “Forging a Contract for a COVID-Exit World” for Construction Executive magazine. The article notes that due to the pandemic and continued rising costs of materials, contractors are increasingly turning to construction law firms to navigate contract language and delayed projects. The nation’s […]

Jun 18, 2021

Rich Lenkov Authors Business Insurance Article on COVID-19 & Other Infectious Disease Presumptions

Capital member Rich Lenkov wrote an article for Business Insurance on COVID-19 presumptions and the future of other infectious diseases in workers’ compensation. “Tips for Rebutting COVID-19 Presumptions” notes that many states that have enacted presumption statutes, but have not provided guidance on overcoming the presumption. Rich examines Illinois’ presumption—signed […]

Jun 17, 2021

Kirsten Kaiser Kus Named a CLM Professionals of the Year Finalist

Bryce Downey & Lenkov is proud to announce that income member Kirsten Kaiser Kus has been named a finalist for Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s (CLM) Professionals of the Year Awards in the Outside Defense Counsel category. Nominations were based on their individual commitment to CLM, leadership in the industry and significant contribution to the […]

Jun 17, 2021

BDL Sponsors NIU Law’s 16th Annual Golf Outing

Bryce Downey & Lenkov proudly sponsored Northern Illinois University College of Law’s 16th Annual Law Golf Outing at River Heights Golf Course on June 11. Proceeds from the event went towards the NIU Law Council’s Student Scholarship Fund and other related alumni programs. The NIU Alumni Council is comprised of […]

May 28, 2021

Brian Rosenblatt Breaks Down Livestream Licenses for PA Presenters

Chicago income member Brian Rosenblatt presented “Livestreams, Licenses and Special Clauses” for Pennsylvania Presenters on May 19. The presentation covered various types of licenses independent venues need to secure in order to livestream performances, performance cancellation insurance, contract force majeure issues and more. Pennsylvania Presenters is a non-profit organization dedicated […]

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