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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 […]

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

Lynn Semptimphelter Kopon

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 […]

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 […]

Andrew Kopon Jr. Wins Appeal Before U. S. Seventh Circuit

Andrew Kopon Jr. won an appeal before the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on March 29, 2017.  The Court found in favor of all the defendants, including the private Catholic school, the school’s religious sponsor, and the school’s guidance counselor, and against the  seven plaintiffs in the case, who had alleged that the mandatory drug testing program at the […]

Harassment, Discrimination, Abusive Conduct & Retaliation in the Workplace

On April 14, 2016, Andrew Kopon Jr. and Maureen A. Murphy presented on Recognizing & Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, Abusive Conduct & Retaliation in the Workplace. They were panelists on a national webinar sponsored by the Christian Brothers Risk Pooling Trust. The audience consisted of religious institutes, colleges, universities, high schools, nursing homes and other catholic […]

Andrew Kopon Jr. Elected as Next 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). …

Kopon Airdo Selected to Present at 2017 PRIMA Conference

Michael A. Airdo

Michael Airdo and Mollie Werwas have been selected to present at the annual Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) conference, …

Kopon Airdo Wins Appeal in the First District Appellate Court

Andrew Kopon Jr. recently won an appeal in the First District Appellate Court for a client of the firm. …

Andrew Kopon Jr. recognized by Super Lawyers for 2017

Andrew Kopon Jr. has again been named as an Illinois Super Lawyer for 2017. …

Pro Bono Practice Area

Lynn Semptimphelter Kopon

Lynn S. Kopon has established the Pro Bono practice area for Kopon Airdo and is representing immigration asylum clients for the firm. …