LawGram Volume 17, No. 2

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Howard L. Teplinsky and Katherine A. Grosh have Joined Levin Ginsburg

LEVIN GINSBURG is pleased to announce that Howard L. Teplinsky and Katherine A. Grosh have joined the firm as Partners in its Litigation Practice Group.  Mr. Teplinsky is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School, with distinction, The Order of John Marshall (J.D., 1988) and Columbia College (B.A., Communications, 1983).  Ms. Grosh is a graduate of the University of Illinois (J.D., 2002) and the University of Michigan, with distinction, (B.A., Psychology, 1999).

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LG Privacy and Data Security Practice Group

Levin Ginsburg is pleased to announce the addition of a new practice group:  Privacy and Data Security.   The group will be chaired by partner, Natalie A. Remien, who has recently been certified by The International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).  In addition to intellectual property, Ms. Remien’s practice now includes the ability to assist clients in reducing their legal exposure in the event of a data breach.   Natalie is experienced in reviewing employee policies and handbooks to address privacy issues, and ensuring that clients have carefully drafted their terms of service and privacy policies on their websites in order to avoid FTC violations.  The group also includes Kristen E. O’Neill.  Kristen has considerable experience in preparing and reviewing employee policies and handbooks and assisting clients with minimizing their exposure to liability for privacy and data breaches.

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Privacy and the Applicant

 By: Natalie A. Remien

The interviewing process should not be one that is fraught with legal risk.  However, privacy concerns are on the rise for employers, particularly with respect to what information can legally be asked of an applicant, and what information may be obtained on a particular applicant with or without the applicant’s permission.

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Recent Revisions to Illinois Limited Liability Company Act

 By: Pamela E. Gros

The Illinois Limited Liability Company Act (the “LLC Act”) was originally enacted in 1993 and was later revised in 1998. The LLC Act has recently undergone significant revision, which such revisions became effective on July 1, 2017.  The changes to the LLC Act align with the revised Uniform Liability Company Act and Illinois now joins fifteen other states and the District of Columbia in modeling the revised Uniform Liability Company Act.  Although the LLC Act is often minimally revised, this is the first major overhaul of the LLC Act in two decades.

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Reminder to Chicago Landlords: Tenants Must be Notified of a Pending Foreclosure Action

 By: Kristen E. O’Neill

The Illinois Limited Liability Company Act (the “LLC Act”) was originally enacted in 1993 and was later revised in 1998. The LLC Act has recently undergone significant revision, which such revisions became effective on July 1, 2017.  The changes to the LLC Act align with the revised Uniform Liability Company Act and Illinois now joins fifteen other states and the District of Columbia in modeling the revised Uniform Liability Company Act.  Although the LLC Act is often minimally revised, this is the first major overhaul of the LLC Act in two decades.

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