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Award… Kathryn Kovitz Arnold, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, received the firm’s Shattered Glass Award… Stephanie A. Nashban has been added to Cozen O’Connor’s global insurance depart- ment… Jason D. Dimopoulos was named a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in the firm’s tax practice group… Stephen M. Blecha, Coplan & Crane, James P. Costello , Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd., Sarah F. King, Clifford Law Offices, Peter C. Nozicka, Trapp & Geller, and Leslie J. Rosen received the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association’s William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer Award… Louis G. Apostol was appointed by Governor Rauner to a four-year term as Public Administrator for Cook County…Profes- sor KathleenDillonNarko, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, received the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law Sec- tion’s Liberty Achievement Award. Lenny D. Asaro and Alexander N. Wright were added to Dinsmore & Shohl LLP… Adam J. Farag is a new associate at Leavens Strand & Glover LLC… Darren J. Hunter, Rooney Rippie &Ratnaswamy, was a speaker at the ISBA’s Environmental Law Conference… William Bogot, Fox Rothschild LLP, spoke to general counsels and in-house counsels on "Ethical Issues in the Workplace and the Great Marijuana Debate"… Phillip N. Coover was added to Clark Hill PLC’s real estate practice group… Margared A. Wojkowski, Fitch EvenTabin & Flannery LLP, was a speaker

on the topic of “Advanced Obviousness Analysis: Understanding the Reasonable Expectation of Success Doctrine”… Adam M. Berger is a new partner at Kelley Kro- nenberg, and Brian R. Grimm is a new attorney at the firm… Jeffery G. Chrones, Johnson & Bell Ltd., and Frank J. Andreou, Andreou &Casson Ltd., chaired the Hellenic Bar Association’s Judges Night at which U.S. District Court Judge Charles P. Kocoras received the Socrates Dikastes Award… Samuel H. Levine was named of counsel to Bryce Downey & Lenkov LLC in the construction and real estate practice area… BenjaminM. Altshul was named as an associate at Hahn Loeser &Parks LLP… Noel W. Sterett has joined Dalton & Tomich PLC… Bruce A Radke, Polsinelli P.C., was added to the firm’s national tech- nology transactions and data privacy prac- tice…The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) has become a member of the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network. PILI was founded by The Chicago Bar Association in 1977… Joseph L. Kish was named a shareholder at Segal McCambridge Singer and Mahoney Ltd.… Whitney T. Carlisle and Margaret E. Graham were added to O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes LLC… Leah M. Farmer and Erin K. Walsh were added to Franczek Radelet P.C.’s labor and employ- ment practice group… Kenneth Klassman was added as a partner to Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s real estate practice… Sarah J. Taylor is the new program manager for the Public Interest Law Initiative… John M. Ekblad was added to Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP’s investment man- agement group… Kathryn C. Kawaucht is a new associate at Bates Carey LLP… Natalie C. Chan, Sidley Austin LLP, was recognized as an On the Rise –Top 40Young Lawyer by the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division. Condolences Condolences to the family and friends of Judge George Leighton, John S. Pacocha, WilliamM. Madden, Judge MiriamBala- noff, Bernard “Bernie” Carey, Richard H. Prins, Judge WilliamG. Pileggi, Brian Bulger, and Professor Robert Gilbert “Gil” Johnston .

Andrew S. May was added as a principal at Chuhak & Tecson P.C.… DLA Piper and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association received the Justice for the Poor Award fromCatholic Charities Legal Assistance… Michael D.Weinstein succeeds AndrewP. Tecson as President of Chuhak & Tecson P.C.…O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes LLC and McCracken Walsh Carlisle & de LaVan have merged under the name of O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes LLC … Christopher J. Esbrook formed Esbrook Law LLC, a national litigation firm… Victor B. Dick- son, president and CEO of the Safer Foun- dation, received the CBA’s Liberty Bell Award… Joseph G. Magats was named First Assistant Cook County State’s Attor- ney, and Lisa Lanier was named Chief of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Criminal Prosecutions Bureau… Amy J. Zdravecky is a new partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP… Courtney E. Lindbert, Cunningham, Meyer & Vedrine P.C., was elected to her second term as a director of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois… G. Peter Nichols is a new partner at Barnes &Thornburg LLP… Adria East Mossing, Mossing &Navarre LLC, received DePaul University College of Law’s Distinguished Alumni Award… Mitchell B. Goldberg, Lawrence Kamin Saunders & Uhlenhop LLC, received DePaul University College of Law’s Outstanding Community Service

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