Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP regularly contributes to the discussion of important business and legal issues - in print, on the web and at public forums.
Our most recent publications and speaking engagements are listed below.
Illinois Bar Journal publishes David Madden’s article on the use of acknowledged documents as trial evidence
David Madden’s article “Acknowledged Estate Planning Documents Are Self-Authenticating Evidence” appears in the November 2017 issue of the Illinois Bar Journal, the Illinois State Bar Association’s award-winning monthly magazine. The piece has practical information for transactional and trial attorneys about how having a document acknowledged by a notary when it’s executed can overcome a challenge to its authenticity at trial and ensure it will be admissible into evidence.
Matthew B. Schiff and Kathryn C. Nadro author article entitled “Internal Whistleblowers: SCOTUS Review of Dodd-Frank to Change the Landscape” for the October 2017 edition of The Corporate Counselor
Matthew B. Schiff and Kathryn C. Nadro authored an article appearing in the October 2017 edition of The Corporate Counselor entitled “Internal Whistleblowers: SCOTUS Review of Dodd-Frank to Change the Landscape.” The article analyzes Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, a case appearing before the Supreme Court this term. The Supreme Court’s ruling is highly anticipated as it will clarify the interplay between whistleblower protections under the Dodd-Frank Act versus the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and potentially redefine how employers respond to internal whistleblowers.
Aaron Hammer and Jeffrey Goldberg author article entitled “Chapter 15 Bankruptcy – A Powerful Tool for Cross-Border Distressed Entities” published by The Decalogue Society of Lawyers bi-annual magazine Tablets
The Decalogue Society of Lawyers Fall 2017 edition of its Tablets print publication includes an article authored by Aaron Hammer and Jeffrey Goldberg. The article, entitled, “Chapter 15 Bankruptcy – A Powerful Tool for Cross-Border Distressed Entities” discussing Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code as an option for distressed international businesses.
Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP Named to 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP is pleased to announce that it has been ranked a 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm.”
Lisa Vandesteeg sits as panelist for the second episode in a series of webinars entitled Newbie Litigator School III - Enforcement: Post-Judgment Proceedings & Collections for West LegalEd Center/Financial Poise.
On November 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP partner Elizabeth (Lisa) Vandesteeg will sit as a panelist for the second episode of a West LegalEd Center/Financial Poise webinar series titled Newbie Litigator School III - Enforcement: Post-Judgment Proceedings & Collections. The overall series introduces different components and phases of litigation, from the basic rules of civil procedure and evidence, to dispositive motions, through trial, and on to appeal and post-judgment collection work. The second episode will provide an overview of the technical, procedural and strategic considerations necessary to monetize judgments and make litigation worthwhile.
Jonathan Friedland speaks on PE, VC, AND HEDGE FUNDS DE-MYSTIFIED - Due Diligence Before Investing for Financial Poise.
SFGH partner Jonathan Friedland will be speaking on PE, VC, AND HEDGE FUNDS DE-MYSTIFIED 2017- Due Diligence Before Investing, on November 7th at 11am CST. This is the fourth and final episode of the PE, VC, AND HEDGE FUNDS DE-MYSTIFIED 2017 series, produced by West Legal and Financial Poise. Professionals at private funds have to scrutinize target assets with quantitative and qualitative research and other due diligence. In this webinar, Friedland discusses performing due diligence from the perspective of private equity, venture capital and hedge fund professionals. He also touches on the due diligence a potential investor in a private fund should do on the fund. Friedland will be joined with partners from Versa Capital Management, Thoma Bravo, Kirkland & Ellis and Latham & Watkins.
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