Jan 15, 2020

Reference to Personal Property Damage Sufficient to Trigger Insurer’s Duty to Defend Defective Work

By: Tina Paries Illinois courts routinely analyze whether commercial general liability insurance policies cover defective construction work. They look at allegations in a lawsuit to determine whether the alleged damage constitutes “property damage” caused by an “occurrence” or an “accident.” Illinois courts have consistently held that if the complaint against […]

Jan 8, 2020

Chemerinsky and Shapiro on SCOTUS and Trump’s impeachment, Amanda Vinicky on new 2020 Illinois laws, Pinkert-Lieb on Marriage Story, and much more

Dean of Berkeley Law Erwin Chemerinsky and Kent Law Associate Professor Carolyn Shapiro join Rich and Tina to discuss the top SCOTUS cases for 2020 and what to expect in Trump’s impeachment trial. WTTW-TV “Chicago Tonight” correspondent and former Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky discusses what you need to know […]

Dec 30, 2019

Kirsten Kaiser Kus Webinar Nominated in CLM’s Greatest Hits of 2019

Income member Kirsten Kaiser Kus was recently highlighted in CLM Magazine’s “Awards Season.” The article pays tribute to CLM’s greatest hits of 2019, including webinars, articles and conference productions. Kirsten was recognized for her webinar “Aggressive Claims Handling for Workers Compensation.” The interactive webinar was nominated for its in-depth discussion […]

Dec 18, 2019

Richard Painter on impeachment, Bill Tonelli on The Irishman, Professor Brown on “The Introverted Lawyer”, crazy holiday lawsuits and more

University of Minnesota Professor and George W. Bush White House Chief ethics lawyer Richard Painter discusses impeachment. Mob Fest ’29 author Bill Tonelli discusses his take on The Irishman. Brooklyn Law School Associate Professor of Law Heidi Brown discusses her book “The Introverted Lawyer”. In the final Legal Grab Bag […]

Dec 4, 2019

Dr. Terry Madonna on censure vs. impeachment, Sammataro on the Taylor Swift music feud, Casciaro on conviction, exoneration and practicing law, and much more

Franklin and Marshall College Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs Dr. Terry Madonna joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest developments in the Trump impeachment inquiry. The Co-Chair of Pryor Cashman’s Media and Entertainment Group James Sammataro discusses the controversy over rights to Taylor Swift’s music […]

Nov 27, 2019

Wehle on why the Constitution matters more than ever, Rao on Trump, Bloomfield on drug testing students and much more

CBS legal analyst and author of How to Read the Constitution – and Why Kim Wehle discusses how the Trump impeachment hearings represent a constitutional crisis. IGI President and former Deputy Associate Counsel in the Obama Administration Arun Rao discusses Trump’s attacks on public servants and the likelihood of impeachment. […]

Nov 27, 2019

BDL Construction Open House

Bryce Downey & Lenkov held its first annual Construction Open House on November 21. Brief presentations were given throughout the evening as attendees enjoyed hors’ d’oeuvres, cocktails and networking with members of our construction group. Income members Margery Newman, Tom Sarikas and of counsel Samuel Levine started off the evening […]

Nov 26, 2019

A Court’s Excellent “TIPS” Primer

By: Cary Schwimmer Lawyers who conduct union-avoidance training for management always include “TIPS” — the acronym for the four things an employer can’t do to employees when there is pro-union activity going on in the company: THREATEN INTERROGATE (including soliciting grievances from employees) PROMISE (including impliedly promising to fix what […]

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590