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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

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Christina L. Flatau, David M. Knapp, and D. Richard Self have joined the firm as associates in the Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Flatau is based in the firm’s Tampa, Fla., office, Mr. Knapp is based in Freeborn’s Chicago office, and Mr. Self works from both the firm’s Springfield, Ill., and Chicago offices.

“We welcome Christina, David

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Richard T. Kienzler, a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, is one of Law Bulletin Media’s 2019 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty, which recognizes the “most talented young attorneys working in Illinois” under age 40. A Freeborn attorney has been included in the 40 Under Forty each of the last 20 years.

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TAMPA, Fla. – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Hoyt L. Prindle III, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group in Tampa, has been appointed to the Citizens Advisory Committee of Hillsborough County, Florida’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).

Hillsborough County Commissioner Patricia “Pat” Kemp appointed Mr. Prindle to serve a two-year term on the committee.


CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that for the ninth consecutive year the firm has been named by Midwest Real Estate News as among the top regional real estate law firms. Included in the top 15 for 2019, Freeborn this year earned its highest ranking ever.

The Midwest Real Estate News “Best of the Best” edition also ranks the industry’s top regional owners, financial


Freeborn's Litigation Practice Group's Quarterly Litigation Update, Powerhouse Points.

In this Issue:

  • Employers’ Legal Obligations to Transgender Employees—Upcoming Supreme Court Case to Shed Light on the Law, by Meghan Tepas
  • Illinois Appellate Court Victory: Confirming Judicial Sale Pursuant of Charging Orders for $4.8 million, by Bianca Ciarroni
  • A Reduced Pleading Standard: The New Scope of

There is ongoing debate in the U.S. Congress and elsewhere about the application of antitrust to address  what is perceived to be anti-competitive conduct of Big Tech. In writing about this topic, Jeffery M. Cross, a member of the Litigation Practice Group and Antitrust & Trade Regulation Group, stresses that it is important to understand historical precedents when considering whether current

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Chicago Partners Tina M. Bird, Philip L. Comella and Christopher J. Townsend have been selected as Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).

“We are very proud that Tina, Phil and Chris have been chosen as Fellows of the prestigious Construction Lawyers Society of America,” said Freeborn Co-Managing Partner

Freeborn this week announced that Stephen P. Benson and Kimberly A. Beis have joined its Chicago office as Partners and members of the Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups. Law360 spoke with both attorneys about their backgrounds and experiences – particularly in the pharmaceutical and personal care product industries – that they bring to Freeborn. The litigators described to

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Katlyn E. DeBoer and Zachary K. Iacovino have joined the firm’s Chicago office as associates in the Litigation and Corporate practice groups, respectively.

“We are quite pleased to welcome Katlyn and Zachary to Freeborn in Chicago,” said Freeborn Co-Managing Partner William E. Russell. “Both are outstanding young attorneys with valuable