Sep 29, 2021

Downey & Lenkov Sponsors Higher Orbits STEM Education Charity Golf Tournament

Downey & Lenkov was proud to sponsor Higher Orbits’ Inaugural Chicagoland Charity Golf Outing benefiting student-led research onboard the International Space Station on September 27. Astronauts Mike Foreman and Gregory Johnson also made a special appearance. Higher Orbits is a non-profit organization whose mission is to equip and inspire high-school […]

Sep 16, 2021

Margery Newman Joins Govcon Giants Podcast

Income member Margery Newman joined the Govcon Giants podcast hosted by Eric Coffie to discuss high-risk construction contract clauses that primarily impact subcontractors. Margery highlights her article, “Dangerous Subcontractor Clauses,” and provides real-life scenarios to help better understand how particular onerous clauses can positively or negatively impact the agreement. She offers […]

Aug 13, 2021

Kirsten Kaiser Kus Named CLM Outside Counsel Professional of the Year

Downey & Lenkov is pleased to announce that income member Kirsten Kaiser Kus is the winner of Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s (CLM) Professionals of the Year Awards in the Outside Defense Counsel category. Winners were announced on August 12 during CLM’s Annual Conference in Atlanta. Kirsten was recognized for her talent, commitment to CLM, leadership […]

Aug 12, 2021

Downey & Lenkov Sponsors St. Louis Claim Managers’ Council Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Downey & Lenkov proudly sponsored St. Louis Claim Managers’ Council’s Annual Golf Tournament on August 5. Chicago associates Emily Schlecte and Natalie Christian participated in the tournament benefiting Operation Food Search (OFS) and Kids’ Chance of Missouri at The Falls Golf Club. OFS is a hunger relief organization that provides […]

Jul 20, 2021

Chambers USA Names Margery Newman a Leading Construction Lawyer

We are pleased to announce that income member Margery Newman has been recognized by Chamber USA 2021 as a leading lawyer. Margery was selected as a leading construction attorney in Illinois for her work in construction litigation, contract negotiation, mechanics lien claims and MBE/WBE/DBE certification. Chambers emphasized Margery’s work in the specialty trade contractors industry, stating “she […]

Jul 12, 2021

Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler Co-Author Refresher on Conducting Workplace Investigations for CLM Magazine

Capital member Storrs Downey and associate Jessica Jackler recently co-authored an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Back To Basics In The Workplace,” a refresher for employers on conducting workplace investigations during an important era of #MeToo, civil rights movements and a global pandemic. Storrs and Jessica highlight the steps employers […]

Jun 23, 2021

Geoff Bryce Discusses Contract Terms & Conditions with Construction Executive

Capital member Geoff Bryce was recently quoted in “Forging a Contract for a COVID-Exit World” for Construction Executive magazine. The article notes that due to the pandemic and continued rising costs of materials, contractors are increasingly turning to construction law firms to navigate contract language and delayed projects. The nation’s […]

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