24 HSPRD Attorneys Recognized as 2024 Super Lawyers®

We are proud to announce that twenty-four of our attorneys made this year’s Illinois Super Lawyers list. This recognition is awarded to lawyers by their peers and makes the legal process accessible by confidently connecting clients with top lawyers. Congratulations to all!

Below are the HSPRD attorneys who have been nominated by their peers in their respective practice areas:

Shareholders Lori Deem & Deane B. Brown Recognized in the Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers

HSPRD is proud to announce that Shareholders Deane B. Brown and Lori Deem have been recognized by their peers as the Top 50 Illinois Women Super Lawyers. The annual Illinois Top 50 Women Super Lawyers list recognizes the most outstanding female attorneys in the state. This prestigious achievement highlights their exceptional abilities and accomplishments, providing them with visibility and credibility in the legal profession.  These lawyers uphold HSPRD’s goal of delivering outstanding representation through skilled and tenacious advocacy.

Both Deane and Lori have earned a highly regarded reputation in the Chicago legal community as talented, meticulous, and dedicated advocates for high-level employees and executives in employment matters, including severance negotiations, discrimination claims, non-compete issues and executive employment and equity agreements.

Shareholders Christopher Wilmes & Deane B. Brown Recognized in the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers

HSPRD is also delighted to announce that Shareholders Christopher Wilmes and Deane B. Brown have been named to the list of the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers.

Christopher and Deane have a combined 50-plus years of legal experience. Christopher has extensive experience representing individuals who have experienced employment discrimination, wage theft, and housing violations. Deane represents executives and high-level employees in all areas of employment law.    

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This recognition entails an annual selection that uses a patented multiphase process — such as a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

HSPRD Attorneys Recognized in the 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers:

Anderson III, Robert R – Insurance Coverage

Arnold, Matthew A. – Personal Injury-Med Mal: Defense

Brown, Deane B. – Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Deem, Lori L – Employment & Labor

Dym, Mark S – Person Injury General: Plaintiff

Fennell, Kelli A. – Immigration: Consumer

Hughes, John K. – Civil Litigation: Defense

Krug, Robert W. – Immigration: Business

Lederer, Caryn C. – Employment & Labor

Littman, Roger – Personal Injury-Med Mal: Defense

Piers, Matthew J. – General Litigation

Resnick, Kalman D. – Immigration: Business

Socol, Donna Kaner – Personal Injury-Med Mal: Defense

Waitzman, Daniel A. – Insurance Coverage

Wilmes, Christopher J. – Employment & Labor

HSPRD Attorneys Recognized in the 2024 Illinois Rising Stars:

Brown, Emily R. – Employment & Labor

Dominguez, Derek – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff

Johnson, Christopher A. – Insurance Coverage

Schwartz, Kate – Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Testai, Naiara – Immigration: Consumer

Tilton, Tory – Civil Rights

Truesdale, Margaret – Civil Rights

Villagomez, Karen – Immigration

Wysong, Charles – Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

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