Joseph T. McCullough IV, Thomas F. Bush, Daniel Hargraves and Sean Thomas Keely, members of Freeborn’s Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Team, were among the top international legal and arbitration professionals who presented at the Nov. 23 LMForums event “A Ticking Time Bomb? Legal Trends & Mock Arbitration” in London.
Law360 provided analysis in advance of the highly anticipated lawsuit between Google and Uber regarding allegations that Uber stole billion-dollar technology from Google’s driveless car spinoff.
Industry leading ride-hailing business Uber has been embroiled in litigation concerning sexual harassment, mismanagement and misclassification of drivers as independent contractors. Pending rulings in district and appellate courts could disrupt Uber’s business model and pose other challenges.
On Oct. 30, 2017, nine long-term healthcare facilities filed bankruptcy petitions under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code in in the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ian Turvill, Freeborn's late Chief Marketing Officer, along with the rest of Freeborn's marketing department, were honored by Jaffe, the legal industry's marketing, branding and PR agency, with the company's annual "Friend of Jaffe" memorial award.
“I can say she is one of the select few who has the natural talent, the drive and the quintessential professionalism to lead the bar in the years ahead,” said an individual who nominated Gia F. Colunga, a member of the Litigation Practice Group, as one of Law Bulletin Media's 2017 “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch.”
Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Partner John Shapiro is the recipient of the 2017 Leadership Excellence in the Law Award bestowed by the National Diversity Council and the Illinois Diversity Council.
Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Gia F. Colunga, a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, has been named one of the 2017 “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company (LBPC), publisher of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer magazine.
In 2017, Freeborn Partner John O’Bryan obtained two Federal Court litigation victories for clients that were accused of violating stipulated injunctions (from prior lawsuits) prohibiting unfair competition during home security system sales.

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