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  1. Andrew Kopon Jr. Elected President of the International Association of Defense Counsel

    Kopon Airdo, LLC is pleased to announce that Andrew Kopon Jr. has been elected to serve as the next President of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). The IADC has a distinguished international membership of insurance and corporate lawyers and executives who are world leaders in their fields. Membership in the IADC is subject to a rigorous […]

  2. Lynn S. Kopon Wins Asylum Case Before Immigration Court of the U.S. Department of Justice

    Recently, Lynn S. Kopon was successful in obtaining asylum status for her pro bono clients, Karen H. and Victor P., before the Immigration Court of the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review in Chicago. Lynn successfully argued and presented evidence that the mother and her sixteen-year-old son were fleeing gang persecution […]

  3. Calvin Townsend

    Calvin Townsend’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters including premises liability cases and commercial disputes. Mr. Townsend represents a wide array of clients including religious institutions, small businesses and individuals. Prior to joining Kopon Airdo, LLC, Mr. Townsend worked as a Senior Trial Attorney with the Chicago Transit Authority for four years. While there, […]

  4. Matthew Liebert

    Matthew Liebert focuses his practice primarily in the areas of personal injury, insurance coverage, healthcare litigation, and subrogation recovery. His clients include skilled nursing and assisted living facilities as well as for profit and not for profit corporations who are sued in a variety of tort and commercial matters. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. […]

  5. Mollie Werwas Presents at PRIMA Conference

    On June 5 and 6, Mollie Werwas presented at the annual Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Conference, in Phoenix, Arizona.  Attendees at the conference included claims professionals and risk managers for municipalities, school districts, and other public entities from across the country.  Mollie presented three education sessions, on topics including spoliation of evidence, managing social […]

  6. Jolianne S. Walters

    Jolianne S. Walters practices in the firm’s employment law group. She brings to the firm’s defense-based practice, a dynamic and diverse perspective, which stems from her years of experience primarily practicing plaintiff’s employment litigation. Prior to joining the firm, she has handled a wide variety of complex litigation arising under the Illinois Human Rights Act […]

  7. Jeanne M. Zeiger

    Ms. Zeiger’s practice is concentrated on insurance coverage litigation and appellate practice.  She has represented insurers, insureds, agents, and brokers in a wide variety of coverage disputes raised under commercial general liability, excess, umbrella, wrap-up, builders risk, OCP, professional liability, property, homeowners, business auto, personal auto, garage, truckers, workers compensation/employers liability, and title policies.  Her […]

  8. Michael J. Bankhead

    Michael Bankhead’s practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation in both state and federal court. Michael represents and defends small and medium-sized businesses and housing authorities which are sued in a variety of tort matters. Prior to joining Kopon Airdo, LLC, Michael worked as an Assistant Attorney General with the State of Illinois for seven […]

  9. New Seventh Circuit Ruling on Sexual Orientation Under Title VII

    On April 4, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first appellate circuit in the United States to hold that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation amounts to sex discrimination as prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In doing so, the Seventh Circuit reversed […]

  10. New Seventh Circuit Ruling on Sexual Orientation Under Title VII

    New Seventh Circuit Ruling on Sexual Orientation Under Title VII HIVELY V. IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF INDIANA, 15-1720, 2017 WL 1230393 (7th Cir. Apr. 4, 2017) On April 4, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first appellate circuit in the United States to hold that discrimination on the […]