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CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Bianca E. Ciarroni, an associate in the firm’s Chicago office, has been appointed co-chair of the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Network of Women (NOW), beginning in January 2020.

“Bianca is a valued member of Freeborn’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring team and we congratulate her on her new

Shelly A. DeRousse, Co-Leader of Freeborn’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice Group, is among the winners of the 2019 Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) Awards presented by Corporate Counsel and InsideCounsel magazines. The awards recognize general counsel, in-house leaders, and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law. In

TAMPA, Fla. – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Sarah M. Anderson has joined the firm’s Tampa office as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group and as a member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Team. 

“We are very pleased to welcome Sarah to Freeborn as an attorney in the Tampa office,” said Lawrence P. Ingram, Managing Partner of Freeborn’s Tampa office and also a

 On Nov. 8, 2019, the Pennsylvania Superior Court overturned an Allegheny County trial judge’s ruling against plaintiff and Freeborn client Trizechahn Gateway (Trizec) in a fraudulent transfer case against Philadelphia-based law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis concerning two of the firm’s lawyers’ unpaid commercial rent. Trizec had leased commercial space to the Schnader lawyers for their

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Martin Syvertsen, an associate in the firm’s Chicago office, has been appointed to the Judicial Evaluation Committee (JEC) of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA). 

The JEC conducts evaluations of candidates for judicial offices and sitting judges seeking retention within Cook County. The CBA reports the findings of the JEC for all elections

CHICAGO –  Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Hannah D. Vanderlaan has joined the firm’s Chicago office as an associate in the Litigation and Environment and Energy Law practice groups. 

“It is a pleasure to welcome Hannah as an attorney to our Chicago office,” said Freeborn Co-Managing Partner William E. Russell. “Hannah has gained valuable knowledge through her recent work at

Written policies and standards requiring, and prohibiting, categories of dress, grooming and other forms of personal appearance are commonplace in the fashion industry and are generally permitted by law. However, internal complaints and outside legal issues can arise when standards impose broad requirements or restrictions that unlawfully single out particular individuals or groups of people based

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that the 2020 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide has ranked the firm nationally in seven practice areas, and awarded high rankings for multiple firm practice areas in Chicago; Richmond, Va.; and Tampa, Fla. 

Freeborn was ranked nationally for Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Copyright Law, Entertainment Law –

A Superior Court of Pennsylvania appellate panel on Oct. 25 ruled in favor of Freeborn’s clients Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) and eight former Wells Fargo Insurance employees, in the case Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA Inc. v. Edgewood Partners Insurance Center et al. The panel ruled that Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA Inc. did not present evidence that rebutted an Allegheny

NEW YORK – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce a major expansion of its New York City office with the additions of Jon Schuyler Brooks, Kathryn T. Lundy, David A. Pellegrino, Jeremy D. Richardson, and Marc B. Zimmerman as Partners in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.

Mr. Brooks also is a member of the firm’s Environment and Energy Practice Group. Ms. Lundy and Mr. Zimmerman are