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Friday, December 6, 2013
The Law Firms that Are Going to Defend the State of Illinois and U.S. Constitutions
Tabet, DiVito & Rothstein LLC [IRTA]
“Tabet, DiVito & Rothstein LLC is one of Chicago's premier litigation firms. Our talented and hard-working attorneys regularly handle significant matters for clients of all types and sizes, from the largest of corporations to individuals and small businesses. We bring decades of experience to the table and the courtroom and have a record of providing efficient, innovative, and effective representation to clients both in and out of court.
“…Our trial and appellate attorneys are a talented and determined group of people who are dedicated to the success of our diverse clients in complex commercial, corporate, and governmental litigation.
“Our clients include Fortune 500 and other domestic and international corporations, banks, professional service firms, mutual funds, partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profit organizations, and individuals…”
Click Here for Tabet, DiVito & Rothstein LLC.
“[Pension reform] constitutes a unilateral attempt to modify public employees’ employment agreements with the State, even with respect to those employees who have already retired… A unilateral reduction of pension rights is unconstitutional, even if coupled with an equally unilateral benefit that the General Assembly imagines retired and active public employees might theoretically find desirable…” (Gino L. DiVito, John M. Fitzgerald, and Katherine M. O’Brien of Tabet, DiVito & Rothstein LLC (2013) Memorandum to Illinois Retired Teachers Association)
Click Here for “Diminution of Benefits for Current Employees” by Gino L. DiVito & John Fitzgerald (2010).
Freeborn & Peters LLP [WAO Coalition]
“For more than 30 years, we've developed deep connections with our clients and their businesses through our services and mutual experiences. Through our legal practices, our goal is to provide premium quality legal services that advance the interests, defend the rights and build a better future for our clients - across industries, service lines and geography. We demonstrate our client commitment by embracing a values-based culture of personal responsibility for quality in everything we do…
“Our Firm has an active Constitutional and Civil Rights practice, litigating cases involving federal civil rights statutes, including 42 U.S.C. 1981, 1982 and 1983, the Fair Housing Act as well as the First, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution...”
Click Here for Freeborn & Peters LLP.