Indicted Alderman Ed Burke Withdraws As Law Firm PartnerPaperwork filed with Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White's office shows Ed Burke has withdrawn from his partnership at Klafter & Burke where he did property tax appeal work for many influential businesses.
Panel Could Pull License Of Lawyer Accused Of ShakedownsCBS 2's Roseanne Tellez recently reported about shakedown claims made against lawyer John L. Steele. Now, a state panel is investigating whether the same professional sought "settlements" from people for downloading porn.
Lang Steps Aside As Gambling Expansion Sponsor Over 'Perceived Conflict'The longtime backer of a push to expand gambling in Illinois has dropped his name from a pending bill over "perceived conflict of interest" with a law firm where he's counsel.
Lead Blagojevich Prosecutor Joining Chicago Law FirmThe federal prosecutor who led the team that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office to join a prominent Chicago law firm.
Retired Mayor Daley Takes Post At Law FirmRetired Mayor Richard M. Daley has a new job with a Chicago law firm.
Law Firm Office Manager Gets 8 Years For Stealing Nearly $900,000A longtime office manager at a downtown law firm was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday after she admitted she stole nearly $900,000 of the company’s money to pad her personal bank account and treat herself and her mother to lavish meals.