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  1. News from the Institute FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    April 15, 2020

    Co-Executive Directors To Lead Institute The Institute is pleased to announce that Amy McFadden and Megan Moore are the new Co-Executive Directors of IICLE, following former Executive Director Mike Rooney’s retirement at the end of March. In addition to their shared leadership of the organization, McFadden and Moore will each continue as department heads of […]


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  3. Employment & Labor Law FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Catherine R. Locallo, Robbins Schwartz, Chicago312-332-7760 | E-Mail Catherine R. Locallo Examining Employee Leave Rights Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act AUTHOR NOTE: This article was submitted prior to the issuance of regulations from the Department of Labor (DOL) and the IRS implementing the provisions of the new Employer Paid Sick Leave Act and […]


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  5. Criminal Law FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Sarah C. Crocker, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago312-902-5547 | E-mail Sarah C. Crocker A Balancing Act: Social Distancing vs. Criminal Defendants’ Due Process Illinois courts face the same challenges of businesses currently readjusting operating procedures in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to protect the health and safety of court patrons, staff, judges, […]


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  7. Civil Litigation FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Sarah C. Crocker, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago312-902-5547 | E-mail Sarah C. Crocker Social Distancing Solutions in Civil Courts Like many institutions in Illinois and around the country, Illinois courts have had to readjust their operating procedures in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic to protect the health and safety of court patrons, staff, judges, […]


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  9. FLASHPOINTS Spotlight April 2020

    John C. Sciaccotta, Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa, Chicago312-755-3180 | E-mail John C. Sciaccotta John C. Sciaccotta of Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa in Chicago is the focus of our April FLASHPOINTS author spotlight following his contribution to DISPUTES INVOLVING CLOSELY HELD COMPANIES 2020 EDITION. Sciaccotta applied his 35 years of experience handling matters including […]


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  11. News from the Institute FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Co-Executive Directors To Lead Institute The Institute is pleased to announce that Amy McFadden and Megan Moore are the new Co-Executive Directors of IICLE, following former Executive Director Mike Rooney’s retirement at the end of March. In addition to their shared leadership of the organization, McFadden and Moore will each continue as department heads of […]


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  13. Workers’ Compensation FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Joseph P. Basile | E-mail Joseph Basile Two cases are presented this month. The first is from the Supreme Court and addresses the judicial doctrine of primary jurisdiction. The case arose out of a declaratory judgement action filed by an insurer against its insureds and the insureds’ employee. The insurer requested that the court stay […]


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  15. Financial Services FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. Weissman UCC Foreclosure Sale Cannot Be Unwound In Atlas MF Mezzanine Borrower, LLC v. Macquarie Texas Loan Holder LLC, 174 A.D.3d 150, 105 N.Y.S.3d 59 (2019), the New York Supreme Court held that a UCC sale of collateral could not be set aside even if […]


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  17. Family Law FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Donald C. Schiller & Michelle A. LawlessSchiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, Chicago, Lake Forest & Wheaton 312-641-5560 | E-mail Donald Schiller | E-mail Michelle Lawless Motion for Summary Judgment Granted in Opposition to §2-1401 Petition In In re Marriage of Onishi-Chong, 2020 IL App (2d) 180824, the parties settled a two-year divorce action after protracted […]


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  19. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS April 2020

    Terrence P. McAvoy & Katherine G. SchnakeLawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Katherine G. Schnake Plaintiffs’ Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim Dismissed as Duplicative of Professional Negligence Claim; Punitive Damages Are Not Recoverable In Signal Financial Holdings LLC v. Looking Glass Financial LLC, Case No. […]


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