Performance results for the city's largest law firms in 2012 show an industry under continuing siege.
(AP) — On the day she was sworn in as the first female chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, Mary Ann McMorrow acknowledged her pioneering achievement with the same grace and good humor her colleagues say was customary.
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(AP) — A federal appeals court rejected Illinois' request to reconsider a ruling that found the state's concealed carry weapons ban unconstitutional, leaving lawmakers in the only state that still prohibits concealed carry grappling with how to proceed.
The $13.5 million project will last more than a year.
(AP) — Patrick Fitzgerald has prosecuted reputed mobsters, terrorists and Illinois governors.
The co-founder of Levenfeld Pearlstein and condo law specialist died of cancer, his Chicago law firm said.