Posts tagged "Chicago"

Bruce Pfaff Connects With Juries

Chicago personal injury attorney Bruce Pfaff, with Pfaff & Gill, talked to us about a $13 million verdict for the victim of an industrial accident. In the 2012 issue of Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars, he explained how he helped jurors wrap their heads around the tragedy that changed his client's life.

David C. Hilliard: The Wild West of IP Law

In our 2011 issue of Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars, David C. Hilliard, with Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson in Chicago, talked to us about how intellectual property law has evolved during his four decades-plus in the practice area. The major change? The Internet--and the Wild-West mindset that accompanied its early days.

Chicago Civil Rights Lawyer Mike Kanovitz on Suing Donald Rumsfeld (Part 1)

It's been a tough month for Donald Rumsfeld. First, a federal judge in D.C. ruled that an Army veteran may proceed with a civil suit against the former defense secretary for torture he claims he suffered when he was a translator in Iraq. A week later, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago upheld a lower court's ruling that two American contractors may continue their lawsuit against Rumsfeld, claiming he's personally liable for torture they endured after they blew the whistle on corrupt practices taking place at an Iraqi-owned contractor where they were employed.