Foley Attorneys Named Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

24 January 2019 Media Contact: Dan Farrell News

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that 21 of its Chicago lawyers have been named to the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list – a distinction limited to just 5 percent of the state’s lawyers. In addition, two of those attorneys are included on any top list. Eight others have been named 2019 Illinois Rising Stars.

The attorneys named to this year’s Super Lawyers list were selected based on their work in 12 practice areas: government finance, estate & trust litigation, business litigation, securities & corporate finance, intellectual property litigation, bankruptcy: business, appellate, estate & probate, criminal defense: white collar, real estate, tax, and land use/zoning.

Government Finance

Laura L. Bilas

Estate & Trust Litigation

John T. Brooks

Business Litigation

James D. Dasso
William J. McKenna

Securities & Corporate Finance

Patrick Daugherty

Intellectual Property Litigation

Craig S. Fochler
Jeanne M. Gills
Eley O. Thompson

Bankruptcy: Business

Geoffrey S. Goodman
Mark F. Hebbeln
Harold L. Kaplan
Joanne L. Molinaro
Jill Nicholson*
Mark L. Prager
Michael J. Small


David B. Goroff

Estate & Probate

James R. Hellige

Criminal Defense: White Collar

Lisa M. Noller**

Real Estate

Wayne F. Osoba


John B. Palmer III

Land Use/Zoning

Donna J. Pugh

* Also named a Top 50 Women Super Lawyer and Top 100 Illinois Lawyer
** Also named a Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyer

The attorneys named 2019 Illinois Rising Stars and their primary practice areas are:

Business Litigation

Jonathan W. Garlough
Andrew T. McClain
Susan Poll Klaessy

Bankruptcy: Business

Emil Khatchatourian
Matthew J. Stockl

Estate & Trust Litigation

Jena Levin

Employment & Labor

John Litchfield
Christopher G. Ward