CBA Record February-March 2019

Law School Professor Sara Redfield ; and more. Coming soon–more information about Member Appreciation Week with specifics regarding each of these and other free programs. Congratulations David W. Wirt is the new Executive Partner at Holland & Knight and co- chair with David Fischer of Holland and Knight’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group… Peter D. Sullivan is the new chair of Hinshaw & Culbertson…the Center for Disabil- ity & Elder Law honored Perkins Coie partner Richard L. Sevcik (Corporate Partner of the Year), Judge Thomas More Donnelly , (Impact Award), and Victoria E. Rock (Volunteer of the Year Award) at its 35th Anniversary Benefit, which was hosted by Baker & McKenzie…Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis and U.S. Magistrate Judge Sunil R. Har- jani were honored by The South Asian Bar Association of Chicago… Michael Dickman was appointed an Administra- tive Law Judge for the Illinois Department of Human Services… Levander Smith, Jr . was recently appointed to fill an at- large vacancy on the Circuit Court of Cook County… Lucas Figiel is the new president of the Advocates Society…Judge Diann Marsalek received the Advocates Society’s Award of Merit… Judge Lorna

E. Propes is the honoree of the Lawyers the Lend-A-Hand to Youth Spring Awards Dinner on April 25 at the Four Seasons Hotel… Charise Valente was named the head of Special Prosecutions for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office… Martin Sinclair was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to Chair the Commission on Professionalism. CBA Past President Daniel A. Cotter , Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC, has published a new book titled “The Chief Justices”… Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans was honored at Women Everywhere’s 20th Anniversary Celebration… Thomas A. Demetrio was named to America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers and ranked #1 Illinois Super Lawyer for the third consecutive year, and for the 14th consecutive year was named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America…YLS Director Lindsay J. Mar- golis was named a partner at Beermann LLP… Louis G. Apostol , Public Admin- istrator of Cook County, was honored by the Cook County Board of Commissioners for his public service, legal services, and community involvement… Catherine (Katie) T. Mitchell was named a partner at Stephan Zouras LLP. Katie also serves as YLS Chair of the Moot Court Commit- tee… DePaul’s Immigration Law Clinic received a $250,000 grant from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Founda- tion…Jenner & Block partner Gabriel A. Fuentes was chosen as a new U.S. Mag- istrate Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. Passen Law Group is now Passen & Powell … Matthew T. Glavin was added as counsel and principal to Cozen O’Connor’s public strategies group… Erin Bolan Hines is of counsel to Shook Hardy &Bacon LLP’s business litigation, employ- ment and privacy data security practice… William T. Gibbs , a partner at Corboy & Demetrio P.C., spoke at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Sports Law Symposium… Philip Corboy, Jr ., Robert J. Bingle , Francis PatrickMurphy , David R. Barry, Jr ., Michael K. Demetrio , Kenneth T. Lumb , and Susan J. Schwartz , partners at Corboy & Demetrio, were named to the 2019 Edition of Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America.


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