In This Issue

Forming future progressives 

Soon, Dan Katz will be bringing a technology-heavy approach to legal education to Chicago. By developing new ways to harness data and instilling students with 21st century skills, he’s hoping a generation of innovators will be ready to revolutionize the practice of law.   

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Judge dread and patent law

While the law is constantly evolving, science and technology are developing even faster. The complex, rapid development of patents and the processes in need of their protection has left some wondering whether federal judges can keep pace. Is a new, specialized court the answer to ensuring the intricacies of such cases are understood?

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Lawyers With Style: Erin Broderick

Erin Broderick is an associate in the financial restructuring, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy practice group at Baker & McKenzie. She has managed sophisticated restructurings in and out of court, including representing companies in Chapter 11 proceedings, advising private equity clients in connection with distressed investment opportunities and representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

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Finding — and keeping — talent: When hiring, know what you want and stick with it

How can organizations ensure they are hiring for success? What are some necessary steps to help ensure the long-term success of hires? And what advice can you offer about hiring? Husband-and-wife attorneys Christina L. Martini and David G. Susler talk more about this topic with the Better Government Association's Andy Shaw in this month's Inside Out video.

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Opening Statement: Rauner’s rumble rolls on

What’s he thinking? It’s a question you might have asked after reading news reports about our new governor’s comments on judicial campaign funding and the Illinois Supreme Court.

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Spaces: ADR Systems

Just like many companies, ADR Systems opened due to a desire to fill a void experienced by its founder. After finishing his undergraduate work at Boston University, Marc Becker went to work for his father, Allen Becker, co-owner of the now defunct steel company Northern Industries Inc.

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A steakhouse like no other: You think you know about a Chicago staple, but not like this

Chicago-raised Jose Garces, noted for his appearance on the “Iron Chef America” television show, recently opened his Argentine steakhouse, Rural Society, in Streeterville’s brand new Loews Hotel. Forget everything you knew about both hotel dining and Chicago steakhouses and prepare for complete sensory delight.

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