Law360 Coverage of Ill. Supreme Court Ruling Against Chicago Pension Reform Law References Freeborn Attorneys Representing Workers

In a unanimous decision, the Illinois Supreme Court has struck down Public Act 98-0641, ruling that the Illinois Constitution's Pension Protection Clause prohibited the city of Chicago from making changes to retirees’ pension plans that would have included cutting automatic annuity adjustments and increasing employee contributions. In the Law360 article about the decision, “BREAKING: Ill. High Court Tosses Chicago’s Pension Reform Law,” published March 24, 2016, members of Freeborn’s Litigation Practice Group are referenced as representing the workers in the case. The attorneys are Michael D. Freeborn, John T. Shapiro, Dylan Smith, Terrence J. Sheahan, and John E. Stevens. To read the article, click here (subscription required).