John Fitzgerald Quoted in Crain’s Chicago Business Regarding Pension Litigation

TDR partner John Fitzgerald has been quoted twice in Crain’s Chicago Business articles concerning the pending constitutional challenge to Public Act 98-0599, which diminished the pension benefits received by members of State retirement systems.  In a Crain’s article published on April 23, 2014, John was quoted on the significance of the Illinois Appellate Court’s recent […]

Brian Haussmann’s Work for LAF Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

LAF’s Young Professionals Board Has Come a Long Way in Five Years On March 3, 2014, The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin published a front-page article about the Legal Assistance Foundation’s Young Professionals Board.  In the article, TDR Partner Brian C. Haussmann, co-chair of the Board’s social committee, discusses the group’s roles, including fundraising, planning events […]

11 TDR Partners Named as SuperLawyers or Rising Stars

SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The list of Illinois SuperLawyers includes no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state.  Rising Star is a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of Illinois lawyers who are under 40 or in practice for […]

Michael Rothstein Named to Supreme Court Rules Committee

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Michael Rothstein to the Rules Committee.  This three-year appointment will become effective on January 1, 2013. Former Illinois Appellate Court justice Gino DiVito explains, “That committee is regarded as one of the most important of all the committees of the Illinois Supreme Court.  Our firm is honored to have one of its […]

Fitzgerald Quoted on Meaning of Justice

John M. Fitzgerald shared an observation on the meaning of justice in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Question of the Day, citing the example of Gordon Hirabayashi. Gordon Hirabayashi courageously challenged the U.S. government’s treatment of Japanese-Americans during World War II by disregarding a military-imposed curfew, refusing to register for internment, and then moving for […]

Five TDR Partners Named “Rising Stars” Among Top Young Lawyers in Illinois

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein is pleased to announce that five of its partners have been named 2012 SuperLawyers® Illinois Rising Stars: Karina Zabicki DeHayes (first named a Rising Star in 2009 and again in 2010 and 2011); Michael J. Grant (first named a Rising Star in 2011); Mark H. Horwitch; Timothy A. Hudson (first named […]

Fitzgerald, Haussmann Promoted to Partner; O’Brien Joins as an Associate

TDR attorneys John M. Fitzgerald and Brian C. Haussmann have recently been promoted to partner. Both are commercial litigators who have made important contributions to TDR cases, the firm, and the bar during their tenure at the firm. Fitzgerald joined the firm in 2006. He has represented many large corporations, small businesses, and individuals successfully […]

DeHayes To Be Installed as The President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois on June 7, 2012

Karina Zabicki DeHayes is the current First Vice President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (“WBAI”). On June 7, 2012, she will be installed as the President of the 1,000-member organization, becoming, at 38-years of age, its 98th president. DeHayes has been a board member of the WBAI since 2003 and has served as […]

DeHayes Selected as 2nd VP of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois

Karina DeHayes was selected to be the second vice president of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (“WBAI”) beginning in June 2010. From that position, Karina will automatically ascend to the presidency in 2012-13, becoming the organization’s 98th president. DeHayes recently co-chaired the WBAI’s Judicial Reception, attended by nearly 170 judges practicing in the state […]

Deb Decker Featured on Chicago Cable TV Show

Partner Deb Decker is being featured as a panelist on school law on the television program “Illinois Law.” The subject of the show is “Student Discipline,” and will be aired on Chicago cable station 21 on March 23, 2010, and April 6, 2010. “Illinois Law” is a series devoted to providing practical information about the […]

DeHayes Speaks at CBA Seminar on Preliminary Injunctions

On October 19, 2009, TDR partner Karina DeHayes was the featured speaker at the Chicago Bar Association Commerical Litigation Committee and presented on the topic Offense and Defense: TROs and Preliminary Injunctions. Her discussion included practice tips and described recent case law and the rule changes regarding temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.

Deborah Decker Speaks at ISBA Seminar on Education Law

Illinois State Bar Association Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC partner Deborah E. Decker was a speaker at the ISBA CLE seminar Safe and Sound: The Attorney’s Role in School Safety and Security, presented by the ISBA Education Law Section on March 13, 2009. Ms. Decker presented on the legal ramifications surrounding the use of various […]