Seeing the numbers was always going to be a shock — even if it was clear what was coming. The coronavirus was going to hurt firm attorneys’ headcount up and down Chicago Lawyer’s 2021 Largest Law Firms chart.
The last year presented unprecedented challenges for employers in Illinois and across the nation. And throughout 2021, employers should expect to deal with the continued ripple effect of 2020 as President Joe Biden and his administration seek a more progressive approach to labor and employment law.
Marcia Owens has practiced on commercial real estate matters for more than two decades and had seen it all; blips, bubbles, bull markets, and even a Great Recession.
The recent political cycle seemed to separate people to opposite corners of a boxing ring, interacting only to hurl punches at those with differing viewpoints. While many may agree that this polarization isn’t healthy for our democracy, our relationships, or our well-being, we are unsure how to bridge the gap.
Why is delegation important to a lawyer’s practice?
Cook County Presiding Judge Augustine J. Bowe’s life revolved around three spheres: the law, civic engagement and poetry.
We’ve all had a tough slog the past 14 months, what with COVID, politics and natural disasters — probably the top three reasons for our current, nearly universal angst.
Salute! Women in Law 2020Chicago Lawyer is proud to present the inaugural Salute! Women in Law special section.
40 Under Forty 2020Congratulations to this year's 40 Under Forty class of attorneys.