On September 29, Pam Gellen organized, moderated and participated in a well-received panel presentation and discussion for a Chicago area hospital. The topic was Available Privileges for Documents in Illinois Medical Malpractice Litigation.
The panel addressed areas including attorney/client and insurer/insured privilege, the Illinois Medical Studies Act, the Illinois Credentialing Act, the Federal Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA), and the Federal Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA).
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We are happy to announce Lee Williams as the new managing partner of the healthcare department. Her vast healthcare experience, attention to detail, and commitment to clients will further enhance and support the department’s practice. As managing partner, Ms. Williams will be overseeing the department while continuing her practice.
September 22nd 2020 – Samera Syeda Ludwig will be leading a comprehensive presentation addressing various compliance issues for employers as employees return to the workplace. Topics covered will be guidelines from state and federal regulators, legal issues relating to employee safety, employer obligations, and areas of potential liability. The presentation is most appropriate for business owners, in-house counsel and Human Resources professionals.
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Chief Operating Officer (COO)
We welcome Robert H. Smith as he rejoins L&G Law Group LLP as Chief Operating Officer. Bob has successfully led our firm’s finances and effectively developed business strategy in the past; we are excited that he is pleased to rejoin the firm in this capacity. As COO, he will engage in the firm’s administrative and operational functions involving the finances of the business. He will also help design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures, goal-setting, and promoting the firm’s culture, values, vision, and mission.
We are privileged to announce and congratulate Samera Syeda Ludwig as the new Administrative Partner for the firm. Her commitment to excellence in her law practice and her outside involvement in organizations improving the lives of others shows her strength in character and her philosophy that those who can should contribute to the greater good of humanity. As Administrative Partner, Samera will oversee the many aspects of managing our firm from overseeing the senior management team to compliance to acquiring the legal talent that furthers diversity, equality, and inclusion.
L&G Law Group prepared a summary of the Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness process. The summary provides lenders and borrowers with an understandable summary of the loan forgiveness process under the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) instituted under the CARES ACT, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act and related official guidance.
Navigating the PPP Loan Forgiveness Process Document Download
The Circuit Court of Cook County Law Division resets trial dates between March 17, 2020 and August 14, 2020.
See Judge Flannery’s order here.
The Circuit Court of Cook County Law Division resets case management dates between March 17, 2020 and May 15, 2020 to a date between June 29, 2020 and August 14, 2020. See Judge Flannery’s order here.
On April 2, 2020, Christopher Cahill moderated “ESOPs – 101,” a Financial Poise and WestLegalEdcenter webinar. The panelists were Chris Mellen of Valuation Research Corporation, Lee Eisenstaedt of Leading with Courage Academy, and Alan Kandel of Husch Blackwell LLP. ESOP is an acronym of “employee stock ownership plan,” which is a kind of retirement plan which can accomplish many business and financial objectives of owners and key employees, as well as retirement planning objectives of all employees. ESOPs are regulated by the US Department of Labor and are subject to ERISA.