Deane B. Brown has been named third vice president of the Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. The Bar Foundation seeks to expand access to the justice system, especially for those of limited means.
Ms. Brown is a partner at HSPRD and has earned a highly regarded reputation for her legal work in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law and professional responsibility. Ms. Brown represents businesses and individuals in employment matters, including severance negotiations, employment discrimination issues, non-competition, non-solicitation and trade secret disputes, as well as contract and partnership disputes, business torts, and property and lease disputes.