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Mar 22, 2022

Sports & Entertainment Risk Management Alliance Launches

Capital member Rich Lenkov is proud to announce the launch of the Sports & Entertainment Risk Management Alliance (SERMA), the first-ever association devoted entirely to the sports and entertainment risk, claims and legal community. SERMA brings together the best and brightest in their fields to share best practices, common solutions and industry trends. We […]

Mar 11, 2022

Downey & Lenkov Is Ring Certified

We are proud to announce that Downey & Lenkov has been acknowledged by Recognizing Inclusion for the Next Generation (RING) for our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe in creating and maintaining a positive, healthy, inclusive and safe environment for our clients and employees regardless of their race, […]

Mar 9, 2022

Safer on Madigan indictment, Smietanka on Michigan Governor kidnap plot trial, Mirabelli on Mayor Lightfoot and Chicago Park District lawsuits, DeVore on Illinois Attorney General candidacy, and much more

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila Co-Founder and Partner Ronald Safer joins Legal Face-Off to discuss Michael Madigan’s recent 22-count corruption indictment. Smietanka Law Group Founding Partner John Smietanka discusses the trial of four men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020. Beermann LLP Principal Enrico Mirabelli […]

Feb 24, 2022

Sandy Hook settlement panel, Williams on Canadian protests, Honig on new documentary, and much more

Giffords Law Center Chief Counsel & Policy Director Adam Skaggs and Georgia State University Professor Timothy Lytton discuss the groundbreaking settlement between the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims and the manufacturer of the gun used in the mass shooting. Mount Royal University Professor Lori Williams discusses Canadian […]

Feb 8, 2022

McGrath and Melaku on Justice Breyer’s retirement, Jessop on Flores’ NFL lawsuit, Pryor on Jason Van Dyke’s prison release, and much more

Akin Gump Senior Counsel Aileen McGrath and sociologist, educator, author and speaker Tsedale Melaku join Legal Face-Off to discuss US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s upcoming retirement and her experiences working as his SCOTUS law clerk. Pepperdine University Associate Professor of Sport Law and Sport Marketing Alicia Jessop discusses the […]

Feb 1, 2022

BDL Launches Milwaukee, Wisconsin Office

We are thrilled to announce the opening of a new office located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, effective 2/1/22.  We look forward to expanding our services and are fully committed to assisting clients, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, in the Wisconsin community through all phases of complex litigation matters and […]

Jan 27, 2022

Downey & Lenkov Welcomes New Attorneys

Please join us in welcoming Marcy Bennett, Ryan Danahey, Michael Taden and Kristin Lechowicz to the firm’s Chicago office, as well as Abigail Iliovici to our Indiana office. Marcy concentrates in workers’ compensation defense. She provides an aggressive and thorough approach to each claim, working closely with insurance companies, third-party […]

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