Chicago Office Expands, Adds Key Talent in Insurance, Professional Liability, and Construction Litigation
HeplerBroom has significantly enhanced its presence in Chicago with the addition of 16 new attorneys. These new attorneys add substantial depth to the firm’s insurance practice as well as expand its reach in professional liability and construction litigation. The firm now has 136 attorneys working in key jurisdictions in the Midwest.
Super Lawyers Linda Hay and Anne Oldenburg have brought their team to HeplerBroom. The Chicago-based firm Hay & Oldenburg has added industry-specific depth to HeplerBroom’s professional liability practice. Partners Linda Hay, Anne Oldenburg, and Patricia Noonan are well known for their years of experience in legal, medical, and dental malpractice. Their reputation also extends to insurance litigation related to hospitals and nursing homes, as well as professional licensing issues. “We take a personal interest in each of our cases,” said Linda Hay. “Clients keep coming back because we’re passionate, fair, and ethical.” Also joining are Associates Tammera Banasek, Anthony Joseph, Susan Wagener, and Adam Shapiro.
First-party insurance litigation attorneys add a prized skill. Partners Rick Hammond, Eric Moch, and Isaac Melton have brought to the firm a rare skill in first-party insurance litigation. Their insurance experience is broad, however, including coverage, claims defense, bad faith, fraud, and municipality litigation, among other areas. The six-person team also includes Associates James DuChateau, Gabriel Judd, and David Albaugh.
Recently Named “2016 Leading Lawyer” Builds the Construction Law Group. Aleen Tiffany, principal and owner of Aleen R. Tiffany, P.C. in suburban Crystal Lake, has also joined HeplerBroom as a Partner, along with Associates Holly Whitlock and Jamie Rein. Tiffany has pioneered emphasis on risk transfer in construction litigation and other innovations in insurance defense. The team enhances the firm’s ability to handle complex civil litigation matters in all aspects of commercial construction, including injuries, defects, contracts, risk transfer, and mechanics lien claims.