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 FIRM ACTIVITIES & DECISIONS OF INTEREST

Aimee Lipkis will be speaking virtually at the Midwest Podiatry Conference on June 17, 2021, on Telehealth Malpractice Risks.

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Dan Cray presented on “The Power of a Successful Mock Trial” at The Gavel National Conference V, May 18-21 in Key Largo, Florida.

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On May 17, 2021, Aimee Lipkis gave a lecture on “The Legal Perspective on Diversity and Inclusion in Healthcare” at the ACFAS Residency Directors Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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On May 17, 2021, Aimee Lipkis gave a lecture on the “Legal Ramifications of Resident Issues Including Behavioral Challenges, Skill and Performance Issues” at the ACFAS Residency Directors Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Aimee Lipkis has been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer in Leading Lawyers magazine in 2021 pursuant to her nomination by peer Leading Lawyers in Illinois. The designation of Emerging Lawyer cannot be bought and is reserved only for attorneys fewer than 40 years of age and accounts for fewer than 2 percent of Illinois attorneys.

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Aimee Lipkis has been appointed to serve a fourth term on the ISBA Tort Law Section Council from 2021-2022.

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Dan CrayMike Huber and Maura Yusof have been awarded with the AV Preeminent Judicial Edition by Martindale Hubbell which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.

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On April 30, Scott Pfeiffer moderated a panel entitled “The Developing Crisis of Bodily Injury from Vaping” at the EECMA 35th Annual Virtual Conference.

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On March 10, Aimee Lipkis gave a lecture with Judge Budzinski, Judge Lyons, Judge McWilliams, Judge O’Connor, Brian Murphy, Martin Glink and Timothy G. Nickels on Medical Negligence:  Hot Topic Issues for Your Next Trial presented by the ISBA Tort Law Section.

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On February 11, the Transportation Lawyers Association admitted Zachary Shook as a member.

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On January 20, the Defense Research Institute admitted Zachary Shook as a member.

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Dan CrayMike HuberSteve Heil, and Ben Beringer have been selected by Law & Politics (Chicago magazine and Illinois Super Lawyers magazine) as 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers.

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Zachary Shook has been selected by Chicago magazine and Illinois Super Lawyers magazine as a 2021 Rising Star.

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Dan CrayMike HuberSteve Heil  and Ben Beringer have been named as Leading Lawyers for 2021 by Leading Lawyers magazine pursuant to the recommendation of their peers and approval by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board. The distinction of being a Leading Lawyer has been earned by fewer than 5% of all lawyers licensed to practice law in Illinois.