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 decision in Illinois County Treasurers Association v. Hamer, 2014 IL App (4th) 130286.  In another Crain’s article published on July 3, 2014, John commented on the impact of the Illinois Supreme Court’s recent opinion in Kanerva v. Weems, 2014 IL 115811.

Along with TDR partners Gino L. DiVito, Brian C. Haussmann and Jack Barber and TDR associate Uri Abt, John represents retired teachers and retired and active school administrators in the consolidated litigation concerning the constitutionality of Public Act 98-0599