In The News

    • July 2, 2012
      'Schiff Hardin Adds ERISA Pro After ACA Ruling'
      Law360
      Tess J. Ferrera
      This article features Tess Ferrera's move to Schiff Hardin as a member of both the Litigation and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Groups in the firm's Washington office. Ms. Ferrera’s practice is focused on ERISA litigation, for which she has more than 20 years of experience. Ms. Ferrera comments that ERISA touches on important aspects of people’s lives and she anticipates that the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will be a major focus of her practice as companies figure out how the law affects them.
    • February 19, 2010
      'Creative ESOP Deal Adds Equity for Wisconsin Thrift'
      American Banker
      Christopher J. Zinski
      This article in American Banker quotes Chris Zinski, a partner in Schiff Hardin's Financial Institutions Group. Mr. Zinksi comments on one bank's creative strategy in shoring up its capital position: unwinding its employee stock ownership program.
    • March 5, 2008
      'Hollinger Trial Shows Even Least Culpable GC at Risk'
      Daily Report
      Patricia Brown Holmes
      This article reflects on the recently increasing exposure of corporate general counsel to risks of criminal prosecution for ethical infractions. Schiff Hardin partners Patricia Brown Holmes and David H. Williams comment on the ethical pitfalls that can complicate the work of a GC. Ms. Holmes, along with managing partner Ron Safer, represented Mark Kipnis, the former GC of Hollinger International, Inc., in the fraud trial of Conrad Black and his associates.