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Category Archives: Firm News

Kopon Airdo Obtains Win in the Illinois Appellate Court

On July 29, 2020, the 1st District Appellate Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of Defendant Temperance Beer Company. Jorge Tafoya-Cruz & Dulce James v. Temperance Beer Company, LLC, 2020 IL App (1st) No. 1-19-0606. The defendant was represented by Mollie N. Werwas, Amanda Walsh, and Julie Black of Kopon Airdo, LLC. The Appellate Court […]

Complimentary Webinar: Legal Considerations Moving Through This Pandemic

Kopon Airdo, LLC  recently presented a Webinar: Legal Considerations Moving Through This Pandemic.  Andrew Kopon Jr., Daniel Myerson and George Sweeney discussed the complexities of the COVID-19 emergency federal legislation and regulations, as well as the latest EEOC technical guidance in this area. They provided advice regarding the these new developments and the application of […]

Colette L. Kopon and Daniel W. Myerson Obtain Win in the Northern District of Indiana

Colette L. Kopon and Daniel Myerson win summary judgment in favor of Saint Mary’s College in the Northern District of Indiana. At issue were the College’s tremendous efforts to accommodate an employee seeking to return from a leave of absence under the Family and Medical Leave Act by creating a new position for her that […]

Kopon Airdo Presents at AED’s 2020 National Summit

Michael Airdo and Colette Kopon presented on crisis management at the annual summit hosted by the Associated Equipment Distributors, which was held in Chicago, Illinois on January 14-17, 2020. Michael and Colette provided practical strategies for preventing and responding to crises, ranging from cyber threats, to natural disasters, corporate theft, and sexual harassment. AED is […]

Complimentary Webinar: Sweeping Changes to Illinois Employment Laws in 2020

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, Kopon Airdo, LLC  presented a complementary webinar: Sweeping Changes to Illinois Employment Laws in 2020. This webinar introduced participants to major changes in Illinois law that will affect all employers in 2020, including amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act, creation of the Workplace Transparency Act, and the legalization of recreational […]

Complimentary Webinar: The Civil and Canonical Implications for Religious Institutes of “You Are the Light of the World,” The Motu Proprio of Pope Francis on Sexual Abuse

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Kopon Airdo, LLC and the Resource Center for Religious Institutes presented a complementary webinar: The Civil and Canonical Implications for Religious Institutes of “You Are the Light of the World,” The Motu Proprio of Pope Francis on Sexual Abuse. Pope Francis issued a motu proprio, Vos estis lux mundi, “You are […]

Kopon Airdo Presents at RCRI’s 2019 National Conference

Michael Airdo and Colette Kopon presented a range of topics at the annual conference hosted by the Resource Center for Religious Institutes, which was held in Dallas, Texas on October 1-4, 2019. Michael and Colette hosted a pre-conference workshop discussing legal trends and core legal issues of importance for religious institutes. Over the course of […]

Kopon Airdo Presents at the 2019 Illinois Health Care Association’s Annual Convention & Expo

Michael Airdo and Mollie Werwas presented two sessions at the Illinois Health Care Association’s Annual Convention & Expo, held in Springfield, Illinois on September 9-12, 2019.  First, Michael and Mollie discussed common pitfalls that arise in defending skilled care facilities in a presentation entitled, “Litigation Killers: When a Good Case Goes Bad.”  Topics discussed included […]

Race Judicata 2019

Kopon Airdo is pleased to support Chicago Volunteer Legal Services in this year’s Race Judicata. Race Judicata is a 5k run/walk, benefitting CVLS in its commitment to bring equal access to justice to all. With more than 50 years of experience and over 2,400 volunteer attorneys, CVLS works to coordinate, support, and promote the voluntary […]

Colette L. Kopon Obtains Win in the Northern District of Illinois

Colette L. Kopon successfully moved to transfer a case involving the Magnusson-Moss Act, as well state law fraud and other claims, from Illinois to Indiana on June 17, 2019. The plaintiff’s claims arose from services allegedly rendered to his truck in Indiana and, ultimately, the Court agreed that the more convenient and appropriate venue for […]