On June 15, 2018, HSPRD Partner Deane B. Brown was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for serving as Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Bench & Bar Section Council for 2017-2018. Pictured above is Deane and Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, a member of the Bench and Bar Section Council.
The ISBA is a voluntary organization of 28,000 members with the focus to assist Illinois lawyers in the practice of law and to promote the administration of justice. Deane is also the First Vice President of the Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the ISBA.
Deane has earned a highly regarded reputation for her legal work in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation. Deane represents executives in employment matters, including severance negotiations, employment discrimination issues, non-competition, non-solicitation, and trade secret disputes. She also represents businesses and individuals in commercial litigation. Deane previously served as the Chair of the ISBA’s Professional Conduct Committee and as President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.