Firm News

Published June 4, 2019
It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our last surviving founding partner, Everett Nicholas. While Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor was originally founded with a dedication to the practice of school law, Everett and the founding partners initiated numerous innovations to provide high quality legal services to a
Published February 25, 2019
Robbins Schwartz is pleased to announce that Howard Metz was selected to be on the Illinois ASBO Service Associate Advisory Committee (SAAC). The SAAC serves Illinois ASBO by providing input from a company perspective and dialoguing with the Board on key issues affecting company members. Serving on the SAAC is a very competitive and prestigious role. Please
Published January 2, 2019
Robbins Schwartz is pleased to announce that associate Matthew J. Gardner has been named partner.
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

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
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