HSPRD Settles Hospice Whistleblower Claim in $54 Million Deal

HSPRD attorneys Matthew Piers, Juliet Berger-White, Caryn Lederer, and Charlie Wysong represented the relator-plaintiff in a case that […]

HSPRD Lawyers Explain Expanding Protections for LGBTQ Individuals

In June 2017, HSPRD attorneys Juliet Berger White and Charlie Wysong published two articles: “Whitaker Explained: The Seventh […]

HSPRD Attorneys Secure Defense Verdict for Chicago Obstetrician

On May 22, 2017, HSPRD attorneys Catherine Reiter and Jennifer Heydemann secured a defense verdict on behalf of a Chicago-area obstetrician who plaintiff claimed was negligent during the delivery of a 10.7 lb. baby at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in 2006.

HSPRD’s Deane Brown To Chair ISBA Bench & Bar Section Council

Employment lawyer Deane B. Brown has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association Bench & Bar Section Council for 2017-2018.

HSPRD Sponsors Women Employed Annual Event

On May 10, 2017, HSPRD proudly sponsored Women Employed’s annual “The Working Lunch” event.

HSPRD Attorneys Speak At AILA Ethics Conference

On May 5, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick and Ian Wagreich spoke at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) Spring Ethics Conference in Chicago.

HSPRD Lawyer Presents to Students On Effective Legal Advocacy

HSPRD partner Juliet Berger-White recently spoke to students in a course titled, “Engage for Change: Get Informed, Involved and Connected” at DePaul University’s School for New Learning. Juliet’s presentation focused on effective legal advocacy and other avenues to effectuate social change.

HSPRD Lawyers Publish Article About Groundbreaking Decision

On May 3, 2017, HSPRD attorneys Juliet Berger-White and Charlie Wysong published the article, “Hively Strengthens Federal Claims for Gender Identity Discrimination.”

HSPRD Welcomes Two Healthcare Defense Partners

HSPRD is proud to welcome Kimberly L. Robinson and Stacey A. Cischke as partners on the medical malpractice and birth trauma defense teams.

Partner Deane B. Brown Quoted In The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Deane B. Brown spoke with the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about her support of the Equal Rights Amendment.

HSPRD’s Deane Brown Writes About Support Of Equal Rights Amendment

“6 Reasons I Support the Equal Rights Amendment as an Employment Lawyer” by Deane B. Brown.

HSPRD Partners Present at Healthcare Conference

On April 28, 2017, HSPRD partners Juliet Berger-White and Caryn C. Lederer presented, “Best Practices in Providing Healthcare to Transgender and Gender Expansive Patients,” at the annual conference of the Chicago Healthcare Risk Management Society.

HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick Speaks At UNAM Chicago On Fair Treatment

On April 20, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick participated in a panel entitled “Diálogo binacional por la dignidad de los migrantes” at UNAM Chicago.

Judge Blocks Sanctuary Cities Executive Order

On April 25, 2017 Judge William Orrick of the United States District Court for the District of Northern California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction halting enforcement of Executive Order 13768 from blocking federal funding to so-called “sanctuary jurisdictions.”

HSPRD’s Chirag Badlani quoted in Chicago Tribune on Sanctuary Cities

On April 25, 2017, a column in the Chicago Tribune on the Trump Administration’s attempts to cut funding to so-called “sanctuary cities” quoted HSPRD Attorney Chirag Badlani on the federal government’s ability to force city and state officers to enforce federal immigration laws.

HSPRD Lawyers Speak To Law Students About The False Claim Act

HSPRD lawyers Juliet Berger White and Kate Schwartz presented on the False Claims Act to law students at the University of Illinois College of Law in a class “Compliance, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility.”