CBA Record May-June 2021

Congratulations Nea l Gerber Ei senberg (NGE) ha s announced that Corporate & Securities Group Chair Robert G. Gerber has been named the third managing partner in the firm’s 35-year history… Ray J. Koenig III has assumed the role of Co-Leader of Clark Hill’s Litigation practice group… Corboy & Demetrio Partner and Past CBA Presi- dent Michael K. Demetrio was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the elite International Academy of Trial Lawyers… Lawyers Lend-a-Hand to Youth presented its inaugural My Hero Award to Past CBA President Daniel A. Cotter at its spring awards presentation. Condolences Melvyn A. Rieff , Rieff SchrammKanter & Guttman… Aaron Cohen , Rieff Schramm Kanter &Guttman… James A. Serritella , Archdiocese of Chicago.

by June 30, 2021. The Board’s online reporting system at is available for you to view your credits. Attorneys must complete their credits by June 30, 2021 and report compliance by July 31, 2021. Attorneys in need of credit are encouraged to visit the CBA’s online CLE platform at to find over 300+ hours of seminars (many are free!). CBA Insurance Many members may not realize that the Association created an in-house agency in the early 1990s to provide a full range of insurance service to our members. CBA Insurance is run by Tyler Sill, an experienced, licensed broker. If you are interested in obtaining a quote for your Lawyer’s Professional Liability coverage or are interested in learning more about cyber liability, disability, life and/or health insurance, he can be reached at 312-554-

2077 or There is no charge to obtain a quote. Tyler’s ability to acquire quotes from a wide variety of A+ malpractice insurance carriers often result in premium savings. Thank You to Our Many Volunteers National Volunteer Week officially took place in April, but the CBA would like to acknowledge and thank all of our dedicated members who serve in leadership roles; speak at our seminars and committee meet- ings; participate in our legislative process. judicial evaluations, mentoring programs, pro bono and community service projects; and support the CBA’s mission in so many other ways. With your time and talent, the CBA continues to be one of the most pres- tigious and award-winning metropolitan bar associations in the country. To become more involved in CBA and YLS volunteer opportunities, email membership@chica- with your interest areas.

CBA/CBF Now Accepting Nominations for Pro Bono and Public Service Awards The CBA and CBF invite you to submit nominations by Friday, May 21, 2021 for the Chicago legal community’s pro bono and public service awards. The award winners will be recognized at the Pro Bono Awards Luncheon on Friday, July 16. Please visit https:// for more information about the six awards including nomination criteria, application forms, and names of past winners. This is a great chance to recognize an unsung hero who has gone above and beyond, particularly during the pandemic. Please contact Samira Nazemat snazem@chicagobarfoundation.orgwith questions about any of the awards.

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