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Attorney Pamela Cox Appointed to Licensing Executive Society International’s Board of Directors

Posted on June 1, 2018 by Rhys Saunders
Pamela Cox
Pamela Cox

Attorney Pamela L. Cox has been appointed to the board of directors for the Licensing Executives Society International. 

She is the chair of Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP’s IP transactions practice in Chicago. She is recognized as one of the country’s leading licensing authorities, particularly in the life sciences. 

Cox received the LESI President’s Award for Individual Service, recognizing her years of outstanding leadership and service as chair of the LESI Life Sciences Committee. She has held additional leadership roles in LESI and LES USA/Canada, including serving as vice-chair of LESI’s external relations committee; founder of LESI’s Life Science Advisory Board; international delegate for seven years to LES USA-Canada; and chair of the LES USA/Canada Chicago chapter.

Oak Brook Attorney Kathryn L. Harry Receives 2018 Elite Lawyer Award for Divorce

Posted on May 31, 2018 by Rhys Saunders
Alexandra Brinkmeier
Kathryn Harry

Attorney Kathryn L. Harry, of Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C., has been honored with a 2018 Elite Lawyer Award for the areas of Illinois divorce. The Elite Lawyer rating service recognizes attorneys who display a high level of competence in their practice and receive acknowledgment from their peers, community, bar, and committees.

For more than 25 years, Harry, of Oak Brook, has represented clients in divorce cases involving property division, child support, and the allocation of parental responsibilities. She founded her law firm in 1995 on the principal of teamwork.

Harry earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Millikin University and her juris doctor from DePaul University. 

Fox Rothschild Grows in Chicago, Delaware through a Merger with Shaw Fishman

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

In a move that more than doubles its Windy City presence and adds depth to its office in Wilmington, Del., Fox Rothschild LLP announces a merger, effective June 11, with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, a 23-attorney firm with robust practices in bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and real estate. 

Over the past several years, Fox Rothschild has grown its national footprint significantly. The firm opened in Minneapolis in 2016, welcoming more than 80 attorneys via a merger with Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP. In May of 2017, Fox launched a Seattle office through a merger with 39-attorney law firm Riddell Williams LLP. 

Founded in 1988, Shaw Fishman serves major corporations and small businesses in bankruptcy and restructuring, commercial litigation, and real estate.

Attorney Chuck Roberts Becomes Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Posted on May 29, 2018 by Rhys Saunders
Alexandra Brinkmeier
Chuck Roberts

DuPage County attorney Chuck Roberts of Roberts, P.C., recently became a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

AAML fellows are widely recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with the highest level of knowledge, skill, and integrity. Membership is limited to 1,650 family law attorneys in the U.S.

Roberts qualified as an AAML fellow because of his extensive trial experience and his dedication to continuing education and improvement of the family law field. He recently reopened his individual family law practice, Roberts, P.C. Roberts has represented clients in the DuPage County area since 1983 in cases involving divorce, family law, civil litigation, and securities fraud.

Attorney Stacey A. McCullough Appointed Director of Lawyers Trust Fund

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Rhys Saunders
Alexandra Brinkmeier
Stacey A. McCullough

Attorney Stacey A. McCullough has been named a director for the Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois (LTF).

On April 20, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed Stacey to a term on the LTF’s nine-member Board of Directors, to serve from July 1, 2018, until June 30, 2021. The Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and Illinois Supreme Court each appoint three directors to the board. She is honored to have been chosen by Justice Robert R. Thomas, representing the Second District.


Amy Zdravecky Joins Barnes & Thornburg

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Amy Zdravecky recently joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP in Chicago as a partner in the Labor and Employment Department. 

Corrigan and Zanayed Join Andrew Cores Family Law Group

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Attorneys Annette K. Corrigan and James F. Zanayed recently joined the Andrew Cores Family Law Group, a division of Esp Kreuzer Cores LLP. Both are working as associate attorneys out of the firm’s Wheaton office and focus on family law.

Attorney Annette Corrigan received her juris doctor from Marquette University. After practicing in the Kansas City area, she began practicing law in Illinois in 1991 at a law firm in Naperville, where Corrigan was part of establishing the firm’s first litigation team.

Roberts Reopens Wheaton Firm

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Sara Anderson
Chuck Roberts
Chuck Roberts

DuPage County divorce attorney Chuck Roberts recently announced reopening of his law firm, Roberts PC, in Wheaton, Illinois. Located for more than thirty years at the Gateway to Wheaton, the firm has reopened its offices at 104 E. Roosevelt Road, Suite 202 in the Wheaton Professional Center.

Chuck Roberts has represented clients in the DuPage County area since 1983 in cases involving divorce, family law, civil litigation and securities fraud.

Attorney Roberts has leveraged his extensive experience in business litigation into a unique niche in the divorce field protecting business owners, professionals, sports figures and officers and directors of publicly traded companies and their spouses.

Grim Joins Tomasik Kotin Kasserman

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Sara Anderson
Patrick Grim
Patrick Grim

Patrick Grim recently joined Tomasik Kotin Kasserman as a trial lawyer with its practice. Grim joined the Chicago personal injury firm as a law clerk in December 2016 before starting as an attorney in November 2017.

In his career, Grim has worked on a range of complex civil litigation matters including multi-district CTE concussion litigation against the NFL and NHL. He intends to focus his practice on cases involving wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, premises liability, and automobile collisions.

Grim received his juris doctor from Loyola University in Chicago in 2017. While in law school, he was a Corboy Fellow in Trial Advocacy, captain of Loyola’s nationally ranked mock trial team, and served as Executive Director of the school’s Mock Trial Board. Academically, Grim was a CALI recipient and five-time member of the school’s Dean’s List. Outside of the classroom, he taught pre-law classes at Hubbard High School on the City’s southwest side and helped coach the students to a city-wide mock trial championship.

Brinkmeier Joins Kathryn L. Harry & Assocaitions, P.C

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Sara Anderson
Alexandra Brinkmeier
Alexandra Brinkmeier

Alexandra C. Brinkmeier joined Kathryn L. Harry & Assocaitions, P.C. last fall. A resident of Elmhurst, Illinois, Brinkmeier joined the law firm in September, 2017 as an associate attorney.

Oak Brook, Illinois, lawyer Alexandra Brinkmeier received her Juris Doctor in 2016 from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. She previously earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2013.

Brinkmeier worked for a year as an Associate Attorney in Crystal Lake, Illinois. She also served as a certified mediator for the Law Offices at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Helaine L. Berger (Ret.), Associate Judge of Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.