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Marconi to Discuss Ethical and Risk Management Issues between Insurers and their Insureds

Johnson & Bell Shareholder Joseph R. Marconi will speak at the 2017 Continuing Education Program taking place on December 5 at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City, New Jersey. Mr. Marconi will participate in “Walking The Line Without Stepping Off,” a panel discussion that examines conflicting, competing or joint interests that arise among insurers, reinsurers,   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell Welcomes Carlos A. Vera

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Carlos A. Vera

Carlos A. Vera concentrates his practice in professional liability and business litigation, focusing on legal malpractice matters and commercial litigation disputes. Prior to joining Johnson & Bell, Mr. Vera worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County. During his time there, he gained trial experience as he prosecuted over 200 bench trials and seven   Continue Reading »

Catherine P. Gorman

Catherine P. Gorman focuses her practice on asbestos and toxic tort, as well as complex commercial litigation. In asbestos and toxic tort matters, she has extensive experience representing manufacturers, public utilities and other companies throughout Illinois and Northwest Indiana. She also is experienced at conducting and defending depositions, reviewing medical records, drafting settlement agreements, releases and contracts, and presenting legal   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell Welcomes Patricia A. Ryan

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Marconi, Pioli and Ryndak Secure Defense Verdict in $4M Patent Infringement and Trade Secret Case

In a major defense jury verdict in Chicago Federal court on Friday, June 24, 2016, Johnson & Bell’s Commercial Litigation team of Joseph R. Marconi, Victor J. Pioli and Peter R. Ryndak successfully defended Crimson AV, LLC against charges of patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets.  In a case tried to a jury and   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell Welcomes Gregory M. White

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John D. Malarkey

A seasoned litigator and transactional attorney, John D. Malarkey concentrates his practice in real estate and commercial transactions. Mr. Malarkey represents clients in mortgage and tax foreclosures including workout strategies for lenders, developers and property owners. Further, he works on cases involving lease and contract enforcement, eminent domain and zoning procedures. His clients include both   Continue Reading »

Joseph R. Marconi Receives The John Marshall Law School Spirit Award

Johnson & Bell is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Marconi has been named a 2016 recipient of The John Marshall Law School Spirit Award. The Spirit Award is presented by The John Marshall Law School’s Board of Trustees to men and women in the John Marshall community who “display the true spirit of The   Continue Reading »

A Celebratory Note

Dear Friends of Johnson & Bell: We owe you so much. Today, Johnson & Bell celebrates its 40th anniversary. We have traveled a long way since September 15, 1975. We have worked with hundreds of great attorneys, partnered with thousands of great clients and have built one of the top litigation defense firms in the U.S.   Continue Reading »
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