Caryn C. Lederer

HSPRD Attorneys Honored as 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers

We are proud to announce that fifteen of our attorneys have been selected as 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers and five of our […]

HSPRD & Coalition for the Homeless File Lawsuit Against City

On January 4, 2018, HSPRD and the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless filed a lawsuit on behalf of […]

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.

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 Files Amici Curiae Brief in Santa Clara Sanctuary Cities Lawsuit

On March 22, 2017, HSPRD filed an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief on behalf of a group of police chiefs and sheriffs from jurisdictions across the country.

HSPRD Partners Present on Providing Healthcare to Transgender Patients

HSPRD partners Juliet Berger-White and Caryn Lederer presented to hospital staff and medical personnel at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital on best practices in providing healthcare to transgender and gender expansive patients.

HSPRD Attorneys Speak at Northwestern Forums on Executive Orders

On February 16, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick, William Schiller and Caryn Lederer addressed Northwestern University community members at a panel discussion on the recent executive order banning travel and other actions taken by the Trump Administration affecting immigration policy.

Caryn Lederer Speaks at University of Chicago on Executive Orders

On February 3, 2017, HSPRD’s Caryn Lederer spoke on a panel at the University of Chicago Law School addressing the constitutional, political, and practical impact of President Trump’s executive orders.

HSPRD Advises U.S. Conference of Mayors on “Sanctuary Cities”

HSPRD has advised the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Major Cities Chiefs Association on the legality of efforts by the Trump Administration to deny broad categories of federal funding to cities that limit local enforcement of federal immigration laws.

15 HSPRD Attorneys Named By Super Lawyers 2017

We are proud to announce that twelve of our attorneys have been selected as 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers and three of our attorneys have been selected as 2016 Illinois Rising Stars.

HSPRD’s Continued Commitment to Justice

Our firm has and will continue to tirelessly work to protect the rights of these and other vulnerable individuals, including, if necessary, by challenging government action that is discriminatory, unconstitutional, or unlawful.

HSPRD and Co-Counsel File New Suit Against Chicago for Sex Discrimination

On October 28, 2016, HSPRD’s Joshua Karsh and Caryn Lederer, and Marni Willenson of Willenson Law, LLC, filed a lawsuit on behalf of 12 female paramedics who were denied employment with the Chicago Fire Department, charging the City with sex discrimination.

HSPRD Attorneys Included as Leading Lawyers in the Daily Law Bulletin

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin ran a piece on Leading Lawyers in their Law Day Special Edition today.

HSPRD Lawsuit Profiled in Buzzfeed Article Exposing Worker Exploitation

In the article titled “In The New American Slavery: Invited to the U.S. Foreign Workers Find a Nightmare,” posted on Buzzfeed, investigative journalists expose the exploitative conditions faced by many participants in the foreign guest worker visa program.

Settlement of Lawsuit Over Warrantless Raid By ICE and Nashville Police

HSPRD and co-counsel the American Civil Liberties Union and Ozment Law have settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of victims of a warrantless raid in Nashville, Tennessee.

Caryn Lederer Joins the Illinois Task Force on Human Trafficking

HSPRD partner Caryn Lederer has joined the Illinois Task Force on Human Trafficking, a coalition of organizations from across the state of Illinois