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Chicago United selected Partner Jorge Cazares as one of the 2011 Business Leaders of Color. The honorees will be featured at the Chicago United 8th Annual Bridge Awards Dinner on Wednesday, November 16th, at the Hilton Chicago.
Not a Routine Motion: Reinstatement After Voluntary Dismissal Under Rule 41
IRS Issues Final Regulations on Solid Waste Disposal Facilities
Recent IRS Guidance on Written Post-Issuance Compliance Procedures For Tax-Advantaged Bonds
The Dodd-Frank Act Expands Sox's Whistleblower Protections
PJJ is proud to announce that Partners Stephen H. Pugh, Walter Jones, Jr. and LaVon M. Johns have been named 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers. Jonathan Cifonelli, an Associate, has been named a 2012 Illinois Super Lawyer Rising Star.
Pugh, Jones & Johnson is proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary. We would like to thank our clients, attorneys and staff for making our continued success possible.
U.S. District Court grants motion dismissing all claims brought by former employee in qui tam action.
PJJ is pleased to announce that it has become a member of NAMWOLF, a prestigious organization formed to assist in developing relationships with corporate and public entities interested in achieving diversity with their outside law firms.
Jorge V. Cazares has been named President of the Gads Hill Center. The Center serves families in the Chicago neighborhoods of Pilsen, North Lawndale, Little Village and Back of the Yards with programming that provides learning support and enrichment, early childhood development and out-of-school care for children.
The United States District Court presents Dennis P.W. Johnson with the prestigious Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service.
Corporate Counsel Magazine has selected PJJ as a 2011 Go-To- Law Firm for the Top 500 U.S. Companies. Firms are selected based on recommendations from General Counsels.
The Anthony Porter case has now been successfully concluded. The Illinois Supreme Court denied certiorari of Porter's appeal from a zero verdict achieved by PJJ trial lawyers. Porter served 16 years for murder on Illinois' death-row. Through the efforts of students at Northwestern University, Porter was granted a pardon of innocence by Illinois Governor
PJJ serves as underwriters' counsel for the County of Cook.
Employers that monitor employee web postings on blogs like Twitter or social networking sites like Facebook must tread carefully when investigating employees' web posts in order to avoid potential legal landmines. Considerations such as how the employer attained access to employees' web accounts, whether the information in the postings is protected under
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public hearing on July 15, 2009 to discuss age discrimination in employment in response to mounting concerns that older workers may be disproportionately selected for layoffs during reductions-in-force. A panel of experts in age discrimination law and policy testified about the effect of age
In Gross v. FBL Finance Services, 08-441, the U.S. Supreme Court made it more difficult for workers to prove that they were targets of workplace discrimination because of their age. In a 5-4 decision, the high court ruled that, in a case alleging disparate treatment in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), it is up to the worker to
Based on a 2009 survey conducted by Chicago Lawyer Magazine, Pugh, Jones & Johnson is one of Illinois' largest law firms.
Featured Guest Speaker Walter Jones, Jr. talks about his experience in the Chicago Public School system, and its influence on his career.
PJJ was named by MBNUSA (Minority Business News) as one of America's top minority businesses in 2008. Our firm was the only law firm named.
See the 20th Anniversary Issue for additional information.