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The Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor issued a final rule that raises the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees. Under the final rule, the new minimum salary requirement for exempt employees is $35,568 ($684 per week). Previously the minimum salary threshold was $23,600 ($455 per week). This change goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Employers should review all exempt Continue reading

BRADLEY RILEY JACOBS PC CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS CHICAGO-BASED LITIGATION PRESENCE

October 24, 2019: Bradley Riley Jacobs PC is pleased to announce that Andrew Chamberlain has joined the firm as an associate attorney in its Chicago office. Mr. Chamberlain is a 2016 graduate from the University of Virginia Law School, after which he served as a law clerk for United States District Court Judge Gordon J. Continue reading

BRADLEY & RILEY PC CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS CHICAGO-BASED LITIGATION PRESENCE

Bradley & Riley PC is pleased to announce that Andrew Chamberlain has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Mr. Chamberlain will be based primarily out of the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Chamberlain is a 2016 graduate from the University of Virginia Law School, after which he served as a law clerk for United States Continue reading

BRADLEY RILEY JACOBS PC EXPANDS ITS CHICAGO OFFICE WITH ADDITION OF NEW SHAREHOLDER.

January 15, 2019: Bradley Riley Jacobs PC is pleased to announce that John E. Bucheit has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its Chicago office. Mr. Bucheit brings to the firm more than 20 years of complex litigation experience, having represented clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and individuals in all Continue reading

Bradley & Riley PC named “Best Law Firm” & 14 lawyers named to 2019 Best Lawyers® lists

Bradley & Riley PC is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by Continue reading

2017 Tax Reform Bill and Year End Tax Planning

The Senate and the House each passed tax reform bills, and are currently negotiating a final version of the bill.  The goal is to have tax legislation finalized and signed by the end of the 2017. While the law has not yet been enacted, it is more likely than not that legislation will pass before Continue reading

Jacobs named one of the Top Illinois Civil Defense Lawyers

Bradley Riley Jacobs PC is pleased to announce that Leading Lawyers has recognized Todd C. Jacobs as one of the Top Civil Defense Lawyers in Illinois. Mr. Jacobs is recognized for his Class Action practice and his work in the Insurance and Reinsurance areas.  He is the founding partner of Bradley Riley Jacobs PC’s Chicago Continue reading

Fourteen Bradley & Riley PC Attorneys Named America’s “Best Lawyers”

Fourteen Bradley & Riley attorneys were selected by their peers to be included in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers®, a widely respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is an exhaustive, annual peer-review survey consisting of more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of the legal abilities of other Continue reading

Bradley & Riley PC Welcomes New Shareholder and Opens Chicago Office

May 22, 2017: Bradley & Riley PC is pleased to announce that Todd C. Jacobs has become a Shareholder and that the Firm has opened a Chicago office.  Mr. Jacobs is resident in the Firm’s Chicago and Cedar Rapids offices and is a member of our Commercial Litigation practice group.  He was formerly the managing Continue reading

15 Bradley & Riley Attorneys Included in the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

We are proud to announce that 15 attorneys at Bradley & Riley PC have been selected by their peers to be included in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers®, a widely respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is an exhaustive, annual peer-review survey consisting of more than 4.3 million Continue reading