Recent Blog Posts
The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued an opinion that reaffirmed long-standing precedent holding that claims for injuries caused by dangerous conditions on public property are subject to the “discretionary immunity” defense under Sections 2-109 and 2-201 of the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act, 745 ILCS 10/2-109, 2-201. However, in reversing the lower […]
Kopon Airdo, LLC is pleased to announce that Colette L. Kopon has been elected to join its membership effective January 1, 2019. Ms. Kopon handles a range of complex civil litigation matters, including advising and defending clients in all aspects of employment disputes and litigation. Her trial practice also includes product liability, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation matters, […]
Kopon Airdo, once again, presented at the Resource Center for Religious Institutes’ National Conference in Orlando, Florida, on October 30 through November 1. Michael A. Airdo conducted a pre-conference workshop entitled, “Legal Overview for Religious Institutes in 2018.” He also presented seminars on cyber risk for members and employees of religious institutes, shifting risk through contracts and […]
On October 4, Mollie Werwas and Dorrie Seyfried, VP of Risk Management Services, spoke at the LeadingAge Illinois Senior Living Conference. Their presentation, entitled, “Incident Investigation: What To Do and How To Do It from a Legal Perspective,” focused on the unique needs of assisted living, supportive living, and independent living facilities when investigating resident […]
On September 27, Mollie Werwas and Jeanne Zeiger spoke at the Annual Conference for the National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues (FETTI). Mollie and Jeanne’s presentation, entitled “Who’s in Charge: Controlling the Defense, RORs, and Declaratory Actions,” focused on issues that arise between insurers and policy holders when defending litigation that involves coverage […]
Kopon Airdo Congratulates Andrew Kopon Jr. on being recognized by his peers in the 2018 Leading Lawyer Publication. Andy’s impressive results have earned him a reputation as one of the leading trial lawyers in the city of Chicago and around the country. Congratulations Andy! Click here to view the full article.
Andrew Kopon Jr., Immediate Past President of the International Association of Defense Counsel Recently Completed His One-Year Term of Office as the President of the IADC
Andrew Kopon Jr., Immediate Past President of the International Association of Defense Counsel, recently completed his one-year term of office as the President of the IADC at its Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal. His focus during his year at the helm of the prestigious IADC was on the Rule of Law, Diversity and Inclusion, and […]
Michael A. Airdo and Lori Airdo address the “First-Timers” at the Annual Meeting of the International Association of Defense Counsel in Lisbon, Portugal
Michael and Lori Airdo served as the Chairs of the “First-Timers” program for the IADC at its Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal. Michael and Lori were pleased to welcome twenty-eight IADC members to their first IADC major meeting. They coordinated exciting programs to welcome the IADC members and their families to the IADC.
Colette L. Kopon and Michael A. Airdo won a major victory in Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois on August 1, 2018. The Court found in favor of all parties objecting to a proposed settlement between the Trustee and an insurance carrier that would have otherwise enjoined the objecting parties from pursuing their […]