Christopher Wilmes

HSPRD Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Leading Lawyers

Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. is proud to announce this year’s attorneys recognized by Leading Lawyers […]

HSPRD Wins Class Cert in Independent Contractor Misclassification Case

On June 17th, Federal Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman granted Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in a case involving […]

20 HSPRD Attorneys Named 2019 Super Lawyers

Every year, our team of dedicated and talented attorneys work on some of the most complex cases in […]

HSPRD Welcomes Newest Shareholders

Thirty-four years ago, in 1985, we started HSPRD. We brought together the best people, the best clients and […]

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.

Christopher Wilmes Weighs in on CHA’s Housing Voucher Time Limit

The Chicago Public Housing Authority are testing a new program which limits housing vouchers to eight years.

HSPRD’S First Steps Toward Victory Against Chicago Housing Authority

September 28, 2016 marks the first step towards a change in Chicago Public Housing’s utility allowance practices.

HSPRD lawsuit alleging wage theft featured in Chicago Tribune

Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune ran an article on a class action lawsuit filed by HSPRD alleging wage theft against All Star Amusement, a subsidiary of carnival giant North American Midway Entertainment.

HSPRD files a Lawsuit against Alexander County Housing Authority

Yesterday, HSPRD and the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of current and former Alexander County Housing Authority residents against the Alexander County Housing Authority (ACHA) and it’s four past executive directors in Cairo Illinois.

HSPRD Files Lawsuit Against Chicago Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee

HSPRD along with the Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA) filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of former Dunkin’ Donuts workers against a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee yesterday.

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’s Chris Wilmes featured on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

HSPRD attorney Chris Wilmes, was featured in “Last week Tonight with John Oliver” last week.

HSPRD Files Lawsuit Against Chicago Housing Authority

Last week, HSPRD along with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of Chicago public housing residents against the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA).

HSPRD Partner Christopher Wilmes speaks at Federal Bar Association

Mr. Wilmes recently spoke at the Federal Bar Association’s second annual Employment Law Seminar on a panel entitled “Use of Credit, Criminal, and Other Background Checks.”

Rivera Rivera v. Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.

In the case of Rivera Rivera v. Peri & Sons Farms, Inc., the court of appeals held that the Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to reimburse agricultural guestworkers for their travel, immigration, and recruitment expenses during their first work week. This decision could affect employment cases across the country.In the case of Rivera Rivera v. Peri & Sons Farms, Inc., the court of appeals held that the Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to reimburse agricultural guestworkers for their travel, immigration, and recruitment expenses during their first work week. This decision could affect employment cases across the country.