Published August 31, 2018
Effective January 1, 2019, and pursuant to the new Government Severance Pay Act, contracts or employment agreements entered into by units of local government that contain a provision for severance pay must include the following provisions:
Severance pay may not exceed an amount greater than 20 weeks of compensation; and
Severance pay is prohibited when
Published April 27, 2018
Robbins Schwartz is pleased to announce that Guy C. Hall, a partner at the firm's Champaign office, has been appointed by James F. McCluskey, the Illinois State Bar Association's President-Elect, to serve as a Member on the 2018-2019 ISBA Health Care Section Council and the 2018-2019 ISBA Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications & Transportation
Published January 25, 2018
Robbins Schwartz is pleased to announce that 3 of our attorneys have been selected for the inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 lists.
2018 Illinois Super Lawyers Joseph J. Perkoski in the area of Employment & Labor for ten consecutive years.
2018 Illinois Rising Stars
John R. Eagan in the area of Employment
Published January 2, 2018
Robbins Schwartz is pleased to announce that associate M. Neal Smith, Jr., and associate Nikoleta Lamprinakos have been named partners.
Published November 8, 2017
It is with great sadness that the law firm of Robbins Schwartz announces the passing of founding partner, Allen Schwartz. Allen founded Robbins & Schwartz in 1953 with Jerome N. Robbins and with the addition of several partners in 1970, the firm became known as Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor, Ltd.
Allen graduated law school from
Published October 9, 2017
Kathleen Elliott receives Recognition Award for Service as Chairman of the IML Home Rule Attorneys Committee, Illinois Municipal League September 23, 2017.
Published September 13, 2017
Robbins Schwartz is an approved Community College Trustee Training Provider. If you are interested in scheduling a training for your board or an individual trustee, please contact Nicole Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published February 21, 2017
Robbins Schwartz is pleased to announce that Jim Boan will be the recipient of the Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Jim will be honored with the award at the 2017 Best of Bolingbrook Awards Banquet on Thursday March 2, 2017 at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. Please see the below Press
Published January 1, 2017
Robbins Schwartz is pleased to announce that Catherine Locallo has been named Partner. Catie's practice focuses on labor and employment law and board governance matters. Catie joined Robbins Schwartz as an attorney in 2009 and prior to that, she worked as a paralegal for the firm since 2004.
Published December 1, 2016
It is bittersweet to announce that at the end of this year, Nanci Rogers will be retiring. Nanci has been an integral part of Robbins Schwartz since joining the firm in 2003. Nanci’s contributions have had a significant and lasting impact on the firm and we thank Nanci for her dedication over the last 13 years. While she will be greatly missed, we