CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers USA has once again ranked Philip L. Comella, the Leader of the firm’s Environment and Energy Practice Group. In the 2021 edition of the Chambers guide that lists the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, firm Partner Philip L. Comella was ranked in Illinois for Environment: Litigation. “We are very thrilled about the continued recognition of our Leader of the firm’s Environment & Energy Practice Group in the 2021 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA guide,” said Freeborn Co-Managing Partner William E. Russell.
Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that the Legal 500 United States directory has once again recognized Freeborn’s nationally acclaimed Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Team as one of the top groups in the country for Insurance – advice to insurers. The Legal 500 U.S. guide surveys corporate counsel nationwide for their law firm and lawyer recommendations.
CHICAGO – Chambers USA has ranked Freeborn & Peters LLP’s Bankruptcy practice and Practice Group Leader in Illinois in its 2021 legal industry guide. Freeborn was again ranked as among the top firms in Illinois for Bankruptcy, and Partner and Leader of the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice Group, Shelly A. DeRousse, was once again ranked for Bankruptcy/Financial Restructuring. “We are honored to once again be recognized for our bankruptcy practice in the 2021 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA guide,” said Freeborn Co-Managing Partner William E. Russell. “We congratulate
Freeborn Partner Delphine Knight Brown was recently quoted in a Law360 article entitled, "Patentees Get Boosted With China's Version of Hatch-Waxman," where she discussed the complexities involved with the new litigation system. Delphine has served as lead counsel for several global pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation and trials involving dozens of drug products, dosage forms and delivery systems. To learn more or read the full article, click here.
CHICAGO – Chambers USA has ranked Freeborn & Peters LLP’s Real Estate practice in Illinois, along with three Freeborn real estate attorneys in its 2021 legal industry guide. Freeborn was ranked as among the top firms in Illinois for Real Estate, and Partner Mitchell A. Carrel was once again ranked for Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. Partner Ari W. Krigel was ranked for the first time as an Up-and-Coming Individual in Real Estate, and attorney Harry Leipsitz was ranked as an Associate to Watch for Real Estate. All three attorneys are based in the firm’s Chicago office. “We are honored to be
Freeborn & Peters LLP and the firm's Diversity Committee are pleased to announce the newly-formed Diversity Scholarship Award. At Freeborn, we believe that people with different backgrounds and cultures make us stronger as an organization and allows us to deliver better results for our clients. We created our Diversity Scholarship Award to continue our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive working environment throughout our firm and strengthen diversity and inclusion in the practice of law. Freeborn will award $5,000 to eligible 1st and 2nd year law students, payable
Freeborn Partner and member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group, Delphine Knight Brown, was recently interviewed by Bloomberg Law for an article entitled, "China's Patent Law Revamp Promises New Protections for Drugmakers." Delphine provides insight on the value these new patent protections seek to provide for Chinese drugmakers. To read the full article, click here.
CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice has been ranked in Chambers USA in Illinois for the third year in a row, and has made its debut in New York for the first time. Four Freeborn insurance and reinsurance Partners are also ranked in the 2021 legal industry guide. Among the ranked attorneys, Freeborn Partner, Chair of the Firm's Executive Committee and Leader of the Firm's Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Team, Joseph T. McCullough, is nationally ranked for Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance for the third year. Freeborn’s New York Office Managing
Freeborn Partner and leader of the firm's Emerging Industries Team, Anthony Zeoli, was recently interviewed by Law360 for an article entitled, "Could NFTs Help Illuminate The Murky Patent Market?" Anthony states that Blockchain technology would provide benefits to potential buyers and sellers by making NFTs ownership and price information public. To learn more or read the full article, click here.
Freeborn Partner and member of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group, Jennifer Huelskamp, recently provided insight for Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in an article entitled, "Gradual Return to Workplace Eases Transition for Employees." Jennifer shares details on hazardous employee worksite areas in relation to COVID-19. To read the full article, click here.