CBA Record January-February 2022
& Eisenberg, Ltd. added Jeffrey Ogden Katz to lead its Professional Responsibil- ity Practice… Perkins Coie promoted Diana Z. Bowman to partner… David E. Isaacson , Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group, and Ken- neth Weiner , Real Estate Practice Group, were elected shareholders in Polsinelli’s Chicago office… Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP added Gregory M. Emry , Bonnie B. Kelly and Shannon M. Luschen as associates to the firm… Taft Stettinius & Hollister added Erica Ruggieri and Eliza- beth Winkowski as associate attorneys in its Real Estate and Litigation practices in Chicago, and Elisa Rhodes and LeRoy Ricksy were added as associates to Taft’s Private Equity and Mergers and Acquisi- tions practice. Paulina Garga-Chmiel joined Dykema as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Special Servicer Group… Lavelle Law added Shannon Bauer as an associate in its Estate Planning and Administrative law practice group; Clayton T. Dant was added as an associate to the Personal Injury practice group; and new associate Caro- lina A. Rodriguez will focus primarily
on corporate matters, including Business Law, M&A and Real Estate… Kogut & Wilson added Sabrina Karakaya as an associate representing clients in all aspects of family and matrimonial law… Pullano Law added Michael Pullano , who focuses his legal career on tort and personal injury matters, to the firm. Johnson & Bell added Mallory G. Burns , Nancy Duenez , Ma r ijo D. Enderle , Brian J. McKenna and Nicholas A. Sandowski as new associates… Mallory Moreno joined Chuhak &Tecson, P.C. as a principal in the Estate &Trust Administra- tion & Litigation and Estate Planning & Asset Protection groups… Dutton Casey &Mesoloras, PC promoted Amy Gjesdahl and Melissa Kallio to partner… Debbie Berman , Co-Chair, Complex Litigation Practice, Jenner & Block, and Melvin Williams , Chief Legal Officer, Chicago Trading Company, were honored as the Harvard Law Society of Illinois’ 2021 Role Models… Patrick A. Salvi was awarded the Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achieve- ment at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Associa- tion Midyear Meeting. Past CBA President Patricia Brown Holmes has been named one of Crain’s Notable Black Leaders and Executives…
Michael L. Morkin has joined Venable LLP as a partner in the Litigation Prac- tice in the Chicago off ice… Antonio Romanucci , founder of Romanucci & Blandin, has been named Chicago Lawyer magazine’s 2021 Person of the Year… Cozen O’Connor’s Joe Tilson , Anna Wermuth and Jeremy Glenn have been named to Lawdragon’s 2021 list of the Top 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers and Gary Gassman , Tia Ghattas , and Jeremy Glenn have been named “2021 Chicago Notable Gen X Leaders in Law” by Crain’s Chicago Business… Crain’s Chicago Business names Judge Ann Claire Williams (Ret.) to its 2021 list of “Notable Black Leaders and Executives.” Cook County Circuit Court Judge Judith C. Rice is the new acting presiding judge of the Domestic Violence Division. Condolences Condolences to the family and friends of Amy Hoogasian , Joshua A. Nesser , Michael Braude , Wi l l iam J. “Bi l l” Harte , Daniel Hoseman , Donald L. Johnson , Stanley Zegel and Walter Jones, Jr.
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