Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is pleased to announce that Chicago partners Joel T. Cooper, Steven E. Feldman, Ian H. Fisher and Sherry L. Rollo have been selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers® 2021. In addition, Chicago attorneys Benjamin M. Altshul, Eugene E. Endress and Gillian G. Lindsay have been selected for inclusion in Illinois Rising Stars® 2021.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys – no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state – no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the state are selected.
Cooper is included in the Super Lawyer’s list in Real Estate. Cooper, a partner with the firm, focuses his practice on corporate and real estate law. He represents institutional sponsors of private equity funds, major money center banks, life insurance companies and other lenders and investors in connection with direct investment. In addition, Cooper successfully represents full service real estate organizations, commercial owners, developers and individual owners. Cooper is also rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®(Real Estate Law), and was listed in Illinois Leading Lawyers, 2017.
Feldman has earned the Super Lawyer’s honor in Intellectual Property. Feldman is Chair of Hahn Loeser’s Intellectual Property Practice Area and the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Chicago office. He focuses his practice on complex intellectual property litigation, prosecution and counseling involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks and unfair competition, copyrights and associated licensing, and due diligence, both domestically and internationally.
Fisher has earned the Super Lawyer’s honor in Business Litigation. Fisher has earned this honor since 2010, including a spot in the Illinois Top 100 for seven years. Fisher is a litigation partner at the firm and has successfully litigated cases involving real estate, antitrust, trade secrets misappropriation, consumer and business tort disputes. He has substantial experience with class action and multidistrict litigation proceedings and has successfully defended on appeal several trial court victories.
Rollo has earned the Super Lawyer’s honor in Intellectual Property for the fourth consecutive year and was listed as a Rising Star from 2011-2017. Rollo is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Area, where she has handled several high-profile cases as an experienced litigator and licensed patent attorney. She represents clients in domestic and international matters involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks, unfair competition, copyrights, and associated licensing issues.
Altshul is earning Rising Star honors for the fifth straight year (2016-2021) in Real Estate. As an associate at the firm, Altshul represents clients in various commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and finance. Altshul is also experienced in handling related real estate litigation matters and advises clients on the various aspects of commercial leases, including negotiating and drafting long-term leases for commercial tenants.
Endress is receiving the Rising Star honor in business litigation for the fourth time. As an associate with the firm, Endress concentrates his practice on commercial and construction litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, business torts, trade secret, consumer class action, antitrust and intellectual property. He also has experience in mediation and arbitration and in advising clients regarding potential litigation matters. Endress was named Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers®, Commercial Litigation in 2021.
Lindsay has been named a Rising Star in business litigation. As a partner in the firm, Lindsay focuses her practice on biometric privacy issues, specifically relating to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). Lindsay counsels clients on emerging complex issues and insurance coverage claims options. Additionally, she handles disputes involving breach of contract, consumer and business torts and trademark infringement. Lindsay was named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network.