2013 Agri Business Seminar — On August 15, 2013, Derek Schryer and Jay Scholl are presenting at the 2013 Agri Business Seminar. Held at the Best Western Ashland House in Morton, Illinois, the presentation runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon, with a free hot breakfast buffet served at 7:30 a.m. In addition to Derek and Jay’s discussions regarding legal matters, professionals from the accounting/tax and banking industries will be on hand to provide insight on additional issues impacting the agricultural community.
Contact Derek or Jay for more information or to register for the seminar.
Rick Russo was reappointed as a Commissioner on the City of Peoria Zoning Board of Appeals.
Reed Roesler published “If You Can’t Say Something Nice…” in AAIM/EA Connections (June 2013).”
Abby Clark and Derek Schryer were named Members of the firm.
Davis & Campbell LLC hired Kevin Shields as an associate of the firm.
David Lubben, Rick Russo, and Abby Clark successfully enforced a client’s non-competition agreement by obtaining a temporary restraining order and permanent injunction against two former employees who had attempted to start a competing business.
David G. Lubben and Jonathan G. Bunge successfully secured the dismissal of a collective action/class action wage and hour lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The ruling dismissed the plaintiff’s claims that she and others had been subjected to violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, and the Illinois Minimum Wage Law in connection with meal breaks.
Rick Russo obtained summary judgment for an employer in a failure to accommodate case under the Americans With Disabilities Act. Rick successfully argued that the employer provided the plaintiff with a reasonable accommodation in providing her with a leave of absence.