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 FIRM ACTIVITIES & DECISIONS OF INTEREST

On September 30, Aimee Lipkis will be giving a lecture to the Podiatry Institute’s Women’s Seminar on “Telehealth Malpractice Risks” in Atlanta, Georgia.

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On September 10, Aimee Lipkis gave a virtual lecture to the Oklahoma Podiatric Medical Society with Dr. Roya Mirmiran on “Lessons in Foot and Ankle Infections.”

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Cray Huber participated in the Communities That Care “Back-to-School” program.  This program provides new backpacks and school supplies to low income students grade 1-8 who, with encouragement and inspiration, have the opportunity to start and stay in school.

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On August 11-13, Scott Pfeiffer presented in person at the 2021 CLM Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA on the session entitled “Hot Topics Involving the Right to Independent Counsel.”

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Dan Cray has been nominated as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the fields of Life Sciences and Product Liability Defense by Who’s Who Legal.

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Dan Cray and Melissa Dakich appeared in the Cook County Record article entitled “IL Supreme Court:  Court Foreclosure Filing Fees are Illegal Tax to Support State ‘Neighborhood Beautification Plan.’”  Click here to read.

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New Prejudgment Interest Statute – A Defense Practitioner’s Guide to the Next Assault on Your Checkbook by Illinois Courts.  Click here to read.

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Aimee Lipkis spoke 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 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.