Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis has reappointed TDR Partner Michael Rothstein to her Judicial Screening Committee. The Committee assists Justice Theis in evaluating the qualifications of applicants for judicial vacancies in the Circuit Court of Cook County. Mr. Rothstein has served on the Committee since 2012. An excerpt from the December 2, 2021 […]
Once again, about 2/3 of TDR Attorneys have been named as either Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine and ThomsonReuters. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Special recognition goes to Mark Horwitch who has been named a Super Lawyer for the 10th time. He joins Gino DiVito, John […]
Joseph v. Evergreen Motors, 2019 IL App (1st) 180360 (Sept. 20, 2019) is a cautionary case regarding a trap for the unwary that lost an Illinois appeal. Following summary judgment for the defendant, the plaintiff timely filed a motion to reconsider. Under the rules, a timely motion to reconsider tolls the time for filing an […]
Tabet DiVito & Rothstein proudly announces that 12 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Congratulations to all of them for attaining this high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 2019 Super Lawyers Karina Zabicki DeHayes Gino L. DiVito John Fitzgerald* Mark H. Horwitch […]
Once again, SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. In addition, one associate has benn named a Rising Star Congratulations to: SuperLawyers Meredith Martin Addy Karina Zabicki DeHayes Gino L. DiVito Mark H. Horwitch Timothy A. Hudson Christopher D. Liguori Michael I Rothstein Caesar […]
Rothstein – President-Elect; Hudson – Director On October 4, 2017, the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Assocition installed two TDR Partners as members of its management team. TDR partner and co-founder Michael Rothstein was installed as President Elect. He will assume the office of Chicago Chapter President in the fall of 2018. Mr. Rothstein […]
Once again, SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Congratulations to: SuperLawyersKarina Zabicki DeHayesGino L. DiVitoMark H. HorwitchTimothy A. HudsonChristopher D. Liguori *Michael I RothsteinCaesar A. Tabet Rising StarsJohn M. Fitzgerald *Brian C. HaussmannDaniel I. Konieczny * – First time honoree in this category […]
The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Michael Rothstein to a second three-year term on the Supreme Court Rules Committee. The Rules Committee develops and reviews proposals regarding Illinois court rules and rules governing attorney professional responsibility. Mr. Rothstein has served on the Rules Committee since January 1, 2013. His new term runs through December 31, […]
Michael Rothstein recently commented on judicial vacancies in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
Karina DeHayes and Mark Horwitch Receive Special Recognition SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners and one associate for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. In addition, Karina DeHayes was named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers and Mark Horwitch was named one of the Top 100 Illinois Lawyers. Congratulations to: SuperLawyers […]
Michael Rothstein has been elected Treasurer of the Federal Bar Association’s Chicago chapter. With over 16,000 attorneys and 1,200 federal judges in its national ranks, the Federal Bar Association is the leading bar association focusing on attorneys who practice in the federal courts. The FBA’s Chicago chapter works closely with the judges of the United […]
Michael Rothstein has been nominated to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Membership in The Fellows is limited to less than one percent of the lawyers admitted to practice in each jurisdiction of the United States and to a small percentage of international lawyers.
SuperLawyers® Magazine has recognized nearly three-fourths of TDR partners for their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The list of Illinois SuperLawyers includes no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state. Rising Star is a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of Illinois lawyers who are under 40 or in practice for […]
Chicago Bar Association President Timothy Eaton has appointed Michael Rothstein to serve on a new Special Committee on Appellate Practice. The committee is comprised of leading appellate practitioners, all of whom are past presidents of the Appellate Lawyers Association.
Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis announced Friday the formation of a bipartisan screening committee to assist her in selecting Circuit Court judges for appointment to fill interim vacancies on the Cook County Circuit Court. TDR is proud that founding member Michael I. Rothstein is a member of this committee. The screening committee will be […]
The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Michael Rothstein to the Rules Committee. This three-year appointment will become effective on January 1, 2013. Former Illinois Appellate Court justice Gino DiVito explains, “That committee is regarded as one of the most important of all the committees of the Illinois Supreme Court. Our firm is honored to have one of its […]
On January 9, 2012, Michael Rothstein was elected to a two-year term as the Chair of the Anti-Defamation League’s Chicago/Upper Midwest Regional Board. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s article about Rothstein’s new position is here.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin In an article published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, TDR Partner Michael I Rothstein surveyed significant Illinois Supreme Court rulings of 2008.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin TDR partner Michael Rothstein, newly inducted President of the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association, discusses plans to use current technology and educational programs offered by the Association available over the Web, in order to expand the membership’s reach to areas in downstate Illinois.
ISBA Bar News Citing Aristotle’s principles of persuasion “ethos, pathos and logos” Gino L. DiVito said of his law partner, Michael I Rothstein, that he has “the qualities of character, competence and conviction that are required of those who would lead.” With that, DiVito, a retired appellate justice, administered the oath of office to Rothstein […]