May 2014

 

Settlement of FDIC suit against failed bank's directors and officers

Jones Lemon partner Christopher Graham recently concluded representation of the FDIC in a case known as FDIC as receiver for Ravenswood Bank v. Hubbard, filed in August 2013 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The settlement agreement between the FDIC, the bank's director and officers, and their insurer may be viewed on the FDIC's website here. The amount of the settlement payment to the FDIC was $3.425 million. Jones Lemon, senior counsel, Dawn Eby, associate, Joseph Kelly, and legal assistant, Ellen Chrisler, were part of the firm's litigation team.

 

 

April 2014

 

Christopher Graham attends annual conference

Jones Lemon partner Christopher Graham will attend the annual conference of the Claim and Litigation Management Alliance in Boca Raton, Florida. The Alliance is an organization created to meet the needs of professionals in the claims and litigation management industries. Chris is a member.

 

April 2014

Anniversary of our firm's blog

This month is the one year anniversary of our firm's blogs. We have made 120 posts. And we have attracted lots of interest. An insurance professionals' group, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, regularly picks up our posts about D&O, professional liability insurance, financial institution bonds, and lawyers malpractice. The ABA's professional and directors' and officers' liability committee regularly features our insurance posts too. And we continue to blog for our business clients and others about business and employment law topics. We're also on Twitter(@joneslemon) where we'll periodically tweet out links to our blog posts and other firm news. Thanks to everyone for your interest, feedback and support.

 

 

 

January 2014

 

Christopher Graham recently attended the annual D&O insurance conference

Jones Lemon partner Christopher Graham recently attended the annual D&O insurance conference of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society in New York City. Plus is an organization of members interested in promoting and developing the professional liability industry. Chris has been a long-time member.

 

 

 

December 2013

 

Dawn Wrona Eby becomes a member of the Board of Commissioners

We are pleased to announce that Jones Lemon senior counsel, Dawn Wrona Eby, is a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Sugar Grove, Illinois Park District. Congratulations, Dawn!

 

 

 

April 10, 2013

Steven Lemon to present seminar on Environmental Issues in Contaminated Property Transactions

Partner Steven Lemon is scheduled to address the National Business Institute’s seminar on Advanced Issues in Real Estate Law on June 19, 2013.  Steven’s presentation will focus on environmental issues in contaminated property transactions, including legal requirements for cleaning up contaminated property, obligations of buyer and seller in a real estate transaction, the attorney’s role in “all appropriate inquiries” (AAI), practical strategies to protect the Seller during a real estate transaction, and lead paint disclosure requirements.

 

April 3, 2013

Jones lemon & Graham, LLP Blog

Jones Lemon & Graham LLP is pleased to announce the launch of its blog- http://www.joneslemongraham.com/blog -- which will focus on case summaries on directors' and officers' insurance, legal malpractice, and financial institution bonds, and more!

 

March 25, 2013

Dawn Wrona Eby admitted to Eastern District of Wisconsin

Senior counsel Dawn Wrona Eby was admitted to practice in the United States District Court for Eastern District of Wisconsin on March 25, 2013

 

December 6, 2012

Jones Lemon & Graham LLP associate presents seminar on eDiscovery

Jones Lemon & Graham LLP associate Matt Rieger presented a seminar on eDiscovery for the small and mid-size law firm before the Kane County Bar Association.

 

July 11, 2012

Christopher Graham has been invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Jones Lemon & Graham LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher Graham has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows.

 

June 2012

Joseph Kelly 

Jones Lemon & Graham LLP is pleased to announce that Joseph Kelly was selected as “One of the Best” attorneys for 2012 in the Kane County Chronicle Readers’ Choice Awards.

 

April 2012

Matt Rieger is Now an Associate With the Firm

Jones Lemon & Graham LLP is pleased to announce that Matt Rieger is now an associate with the firm. Matt will handle litigation, insurance and business law matters. He joins the firm from Rieger Legal LLC, which he founded. And before then, he was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Matt graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in law and industrial and operations engineering, and is a native of St. Charles.