Ries-Buntain Named Women in Law Honoree

Ries-Buntain Named Women in Law Honoree

HPS Partner, Jennifer Ries-Buntain, has been named one of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin & Chicago Lawyer's 2021 Salute! Women in Law Award honorees. The Law Bulletin describes the honorees as "exceptional women leaders in the law."

June 30, 2021  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Attorneys Attend the Chicago Go Red for Women Executive Luncheon

HPS Attorneys Attend the Chicago Go Red for Women Executive Luncheon

On Friday, February 21, 2020, HPS attorneys accompanied a client from a local rehabilitation center to the American Heart Association's 16th annual Go Red for Women Executive Luncheon at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago.

February 2020  [ READ MORE ]

Elizabeth Neidig Named as One of the Law Bulletin's "40 Under Forty" Illinois Attorneys to Watch for 2018

Elizabeth Neidig Named as One of the Law Bulletin's "40 Under Forty" Illinois Attorneys to Watch for 2018

HPS is pleased to announce that our partner, Elizabeth Neidig, has been named as one of Illinois' "40 Under Forty" attorneys to watch for 2018 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (CDLB)

October 2018  [ READ MORE ]

Chicago: Ries-Buntain and Porta Successfully Defend Hospital Against $4M Wrongful Death Negligence Claim

Chicago: Ries-Buntain and Porta Successfully Defend Hospital Against $4M Wrongful Death Negligence Claim

HPS attorneys Jennifer Ries-Buntain and Daria Porta won a defense verdict for a Joliet-area hospital client against a $4 million wrongful death negligence claim.

January 2018  [ READ MORE ]

Jacob Goldstein Recognized as One of Law Bulletin's "Forty Under 40" for 2016

Jacob Goldstein Recognized as One of Law Bulletin's "Forty Under 40" for 2016

We are thrilled to announce that our partner Jacob Goldstein has been named one of the “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch” for 2016 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Lawyer magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (CDLB). Jake now becomes the seventh HPS attorney honored with this recognition.

November 2016  [ READ MORE ]

Our Five New Partners Embody Skill and Service

Our Five New Partners Embody Skill and Service

“This partner class, the largest in our history, represents the growth of the firm in both size and clientele over the past year, in part due to the successful transition of talented attorneys from Anderson, Rasor & Partners. With these new leaders, we hope to continue our growth as an organization with whom our clients want to do business, our personnel want to work, and that supports our communities.” – HPS Managing Partner, Jennifer Ries-Buntain

May 2016  [ READ MORE ]

Our 1st Annual Take Your Child to Work Day

Our 1st Annual Take Your Child to Work Day

On April 28th, the halls of HPS hummed with the sounds of the next generation of young legal minds. That Thursday marked our first annual Take Your Child to Work Day, and we welcomed 28 kids ranging in age from 5-18. During their busy day, the kids enjoyed court house tours, crafts, shadowing their parents and of course plenty of food. Managing Partner Jennifer Ries-Buntain was able to welcome all 28 children across four of our offices via webinar.

Apr 2016[ READ MORE ]

HPS Marks One Year Anniversary of Ten-Attorney Group's Arrival to Chicago Office

HPS Marks One Year Anniversary of Ten-Attorney Group's Arrival to Chicago Office

HPS marks one year since the addition of ten outstanding attorneys to our Chicago office, including senior partners Marilee Clausing, Laura Ginett, Amy Kane and Michele Anderson, partners Charles Bletsas and Aaron Ryan, and associates Katherine Dzik, Sabina Babel, Sapna Lalmalani, and Molly Pankauskas.

Mar 2016[ READ MORE ]

Women Office Managing Partners (WOMP) featured in Bloomberg BNA

Women Office Managing Partners (WOMP) featured in Bloomberg BNA

A January Bloomberg BNA article, "Does Chicago Tout the Largest Population of Female Managing Partners?" featured a group of female managing partners in Chicago who either manage offices or whole firms and who congregate on a quarterly basis to share their leadership experiences. HPS's own Jennifer Ries-Buntain is proud and grateful to be among them.

February 2016  [ READ MORE ]

Managing Partner Jennifer Ries-Buntain Participated in WBAI Managing Partners Roundtable Discussion

Managing Partner Jennifer Ries-Buntain Participated in WBAI Managing Partners Roundtable Discussion

On October 14, 2015, HPS's Managing Partner, Jennifer Ries-Buntain, participated in the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois’ (WBAI) Managing Partners Roundtable Discussion at the John Marshall Law School. The panel consisted of twelve female managing parnters from the Chicago area and was attended by a diverse group of law students, practicing attorneys and judges.

October 2015  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Managing Partner Jennifer Ries-Buntain Quoted on Lateral Integration in Journal of Legal Marketing

HPS Managing Partner Jennifer Ries-Buntain Quoted on Lateral Integration in Journal of Legal Marketing

Hall Prangle & Schoonveld’s Managing Partner, Jennifer Ries-Buntain, was quoted in the September/October 2015 issue of Strategies: The Journal of Legal Marketing. The article, “From Courting to Cross-Selling: Solving the Lateral Integration Puzzle”, discusses lateral hiring strategies, the roadblocks to effective lateral integration, and steps that can be taken to ensure successful lateral integration.

October 2015  [ READ MORE ]

MCCA Article: HPS's "Paying it Forward" Campaign Signifies Shift in Pro Bono Efforts

MCCA Article: HPS's "Paying it Forward" Campaign Signifies Shift in Pro Bono Efforts

The July/August issue of Diversity and the Bar featured an article discussing the recent shift in pro bono efforts among many law firms, and what can be gained when firms focus on creating cultures of giving. This same philosophy has shaped HPS's development over the last 12 years, culminating in the launch of the firm's "Paying it Forward" campaign in 2014.

July 2015  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Expansion Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Article "10 Med-Mal Lawyers Join Defense Firm"

HPS Expansion Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Article "10 Med-Mal Lawyers Join Defense Firm"

HPS’ recent expansion was featured in the April 1, 2015, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article, “10 med-mal lawyers join defense firm.” The article contains interviews with Marilee Clausing and Laura Ginett, names new senior partners Amy Kane and Michele Anderson, partners Charles Bletsas and Aaron Ryan, and associates Katherine Dzik, Sabina Babel, Sapna Lalmalani, and Molly Pankauskas, and discusses the involvement of HPS founder David Hall and managing partner Jennifer Ries-Buntain.

April 2015  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Expands Healthcare Litigation Practice with Addition of Ten New Attorneys in Chicago

HPS Expands Healthcare Litigation Practice with Addition of Ten New Attorneys in Chicago

Hall Prangle and Schoonveld, LLC (HPS), a national litigation defense firm, is pleased to announce the addition of ten new attorneys to its Chicago office, including senior partners Marilee Clausing, Laura Ginett, Amy Kane and Michele Anderson. Joining them are partners Charles Bletsas and Aaron Ryan, and associates Katherine Dzik, Sabina Babel, Sapna Lalmalani, and Molly Pankauskas.

Apr 2015[ READ MORE ]

Bret Jessee and Jacob Goldstein Added to the HPS Partnership

Bret Jessee and Jacob Goldstein Added to the HPS Partnership

HPS is pleased to welcome attorneys Bret Jessee and Jacob Goldstein into the firm's partnership. Together, their trial experience and client advocacy make them invaluable additions to our team here at HPS as well as the clients they serve.

Jan 2015[ READ MORE ]

Jen Ries-Buntain Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Article, "Time to 'Humanize the Practice of Law'"

Jen Ries-Buntain Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Article, "Time to 'Humanize the Practice of Law'"

HPS Managing Partner, Jennifer Ries-Buntain, discusses her approach to leadership and how that will continue to support and inform the firm's ultimate goal - a positive for the firm's clients, colleagues and communities

September 2014  [ READ MORE ]

Law Bulletin: Women Office Managing Partners (WOMP) Group Expanding in Chicago

Law Bulletin: Women Office Managing Partners (WOMP) Group Expanding in Chicago

Chicago's female managing partners are taking up more space at the table. Literally and figuratively. An April 26, 2014 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article highlighted the formation and expansion of Chicago's WOMP- Women Office Managing Partners.

Apr 2014[ READ MORE ]

HPS Proudly Announces the Appointment of Anna M. Loftus as a Circuit Judge of Cook County

HPS Proudly Announces the Appointment of Anna M. Loftus as a Circuit Judge of Cook County

Anna's appointment comes as recognition by the Supreme Court of Illinois of her fifteen plus years as a litigator and her 11 years service on the Supreme Court's Character and Fitness Committee and the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commissions Review Board.

April 2014  [ READ MORE ]