Amanda L. Mueller was part of a team of Reed Smith lawyers who advised Prestige Brand Holdings Inc. in an agreement to sell its household cleaning business includ- ing some of America's leading brands… Jean Marie Wenger is the new Director of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Law Library. Wenger is also a senior lecturer at the law school…Greensfelder Hemker & Gale P.C. were ranked 84th in the nation on the National Law Journal’s 2018Women in the Law Scorecard… Diandra L. Abate was named an associate at Bryce Downey & Lenkov LLC… Kevin J. Kocim is a new associate at Cavanagh Law Group… Susan Meyer, Greensfelder Hemker & Gale P.C., was named to Who’s Who Legal: Franchise 2018 … Millie M. Koppean is a new asso- ciate at Anderson Rasor & Partners LLP… Ryan J. Rohlfsen and Nicholas M. Berg, partners at Ropes &Gray LLP, were featured speakers at the Midwest Anti-Corruption Forum… David F. Nightingale was elected partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP… Christopher E. Kentra and Robert L. Gamrath III were named partners at Burke Warren MacKay & Serritella P.C. Martin A. Dolan, principal at Dolan Law P.C., was a featured speaker at the ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section’s seminar titled Turning the Tables on Difficult Witnesses (and Counsel) at Deposition …Judge Ramon Ocasio III was sworn in as the first President of the Latino Judges Association… Anand C. Mathew and Robert J. Palmersheim are partners at Palmersheim&Mathew, concentrating in complex business disputes.. .Jeffrey R. Gar- gano was named partner at Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP… Fallon R. Sommerfeld was added to Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen’s workers’ compensation group… Kenneth T. Lumb, a partner at Corboy &Demetrio P.C., was a featured speaker at the ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section’s program on Cyber Attacks and the Courts– What Attorney’s Should Know to Protect Sensitive Client Information …Steptoe & Johnson was named to Working Mother Magazine’s 2018 Best Law Firms for Women list… StevenM. Scholl has joined Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa… Porsha R. Winters is a new associate at Grant Law LLC… Leynee A. Cruz is a
Law At The Library
The CBA is proud to partner with the Chicago and Evanston public library systems to offer a free monthly legal information series offering practical insight for the general public into a wide variety of everyday legal topics. CBA members will offer their legal expertise in free seminars that will be held each month at Chicago’s Harold Washington Library and the Evanston Public Library. The sessions are free and registration is not required. For a complete schedule of dates for 2018-2019, go to lrs.chicagobar.org.
V. Baugher was appointed to the Council of the ABA’s Rule of Law Initiative. Illinois Supreme Court Justice AnneM. Burke received the LAGBAC Foundation’s Distinguished Jurist Award... Anne G. Kimball has joined Heyl Royster’s Chicago office as of counsel… Truda K. Chow was named chief operating officer of the Chi- cago office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP… Gabrielle M. Buckley was named Director of the Gannon Center forWomen and Leadership at Loyola University of Chicago… Michael L. Weissman, Levin & Ginsburg, was a featured speaker at a program titled Navigating Today’s Muddy Banking Waters … Robert W. Sacoff, partner at Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson LLP, chaired the IPO’s session on Registrability of 3D Trademarks in Cancun… Sarah E. Ligon is a new associate at Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard and Geraldson… Thad Chaloemtiarana, partner at the Pattishall firm, chaired a panel discussion titled The Future of Trademark Disputes at the TTAB and the Courts … Jonathan S. Jennings, Pattishall partner’s article on changes to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s Rules of Practice, was featured in the May issue of PTMG’s Law Lore and Practice Newsletter… Christopher J. Townsend, was named a partner at Freeborn & Peters LLP… Mark R. Johnson was named a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP… Manish K. Mehta, a partner at Benesch Friedlander Caplan & Aronoff LLP, was a speaker at the Association of University Technology Managers’ 2018 Canadian Region Meeting… Julie M. Koerner, Michael J. Victor, Jr., Brian M. Funk
and Benjamin M. Jacob were named partners at O’Halloran Kosoff Geitner & Cook LLC… Alec Solotorovsky was named partner at Eimer Stahl LLP… Stephanie Penninger, a partner at Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP, was a featured speaker at the Global Cold Chain Expo’s program titled Perish the Thoughts: The Challenges of Transporting Food … Edward G. Willer, a partner at Corboy & Demetrio P.C., was a featured speaker at the American Association for Justice’s annual convention… Beth D. Vogel was added to Mayer Brown LLP’s banking and finance practice… Jonathan A. Beitner, senior associate at Jenner & Block, is the founding Chair of the CBA’s newWellness Committee… Justin C. Steffen, Jenner & Block, Dennis C. Garcia, Assistant Gen- eral Counsel at Microsoft, Sarah J. Duda, IP counsel at the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Blake P. Nielsen, General Counsel at Enfusion, will Co-Chair the CBA’s New FinTech-Financial and Emerg- ing Technologies Committee. Michael J. Hernandez, a partner at Franczek Radelet P.C., was appointed as the Illinois Co-Chair of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation… Natalie J. Eschbach, Mark Kifarkis, Rory Patrick Quinn, Taylor A. Van Hove and Claire M. Whitehead were named lateral associ- ates at Swanson Martin & Bell LLP… Luke S. Curran is a new associate at Dinmore & Shohl LLP… William K. McVisk was named partner at Tressler LLP… Kimberly L. Robinson was named a shareholder at Johnson & Bell Ltd… Holly Buckley, a partner at McGuireWoods LLP, was selected for the M&A’s Emerging Leaders Award…