Each year, Chicago Lawyer and Jury Verdict Reporter — a sister product of Law Bulletin Media — have teamed to break down the top reported settlements of the year. Here are a few key points from the 2017 report:
People have different words they apply to third-party litigation funding. But there’s one word no one disputes about investor-funded lawsuits — reality.
By all rights, John Gallo should be retiring and taking it easy following a nearly three-decade, accomplished legal career. Instead, he chose to start a new phase of his career, stepping into a position that reflects a lifetime dedication to service, as the new executive director of the nonprofit legal aid program LAF.
Harold Hirshman, a senior counsel at Dentons, knows the Bible quote written in big letters on this page. It’s the one that motivates him and spurs him to fight for mentally ill prisoners.
McDonald Hopkins’ recent move from one floor at 300 N. LaSalle Drive to another wasn’t about adding more square feet — in fact, it accomplished quite the opposite with a drop in square footage. It was about establishing independence.
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