Events

November 20, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner attended Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning & Leadership’s Community Networking Night on November 20.
October 29, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner sponsored ZCenter’s 5th Annual Taste of the Town Gala on October 29 at the Drake Hotel.
October 17, 2019
Event
Eric Sparks and Vanessa Tiradentes presented at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s Trial Advocacy for Civil Litigators Program on October 17.
Eric P. Sparks
Partner
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
October 11, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner partners Fred Tannenbaum and Vanessa Tiradentes attended the 2019 LawExchange International Autumn Conference that was held October 11-12 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Conference attendees hailed from 34 law firms...
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
October 3, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner sponsored and attended the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Chicago’s 25th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner on October 3.
October 1, 2019
Event
Virginia Harding, of counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Practice, moderated a panel at the 17th Annual Kratovil Conference on Real Estate Law & Practiceon “The Takings Clause Clarified by the...
Virginia M. Harding
Of Counsel
September 26, 2019
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Gould & Ratner sponsored and attended Crain’s bi-annual Real Estate Forum, “The Worst Deal of My Life,” on September 26.
September 20, 2019
Event
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Gould & Ratner hosted a luncheon on September 20, that featured music from Mariachi Ameca and traditional cuisine.
September 12, 2019
Event
Vanessa Tiradentes will participate in two panels at the 2019 ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. on September 12 and 13.
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
September 4, 2019
Event
David Michael, chair of Gould & Ratner’s Litigation Practice, participated in a Financial Poise and West LegalEdCenter webinar about issues companies should consider when terminating employees, and steps an organization can...
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
August 27, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner sponsored and attended the CREW Chicago 2019 Annual Golf Outing on August 27 at the Glen Club.
August 27, 2019
Event

Karin O'Connell, a member of Gould & Ratner's Litigation Practice, participated in an American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy & Resource Law (SEER) Essentials webinar about the...

Karin T. O'Connell
Of Counsel
July 10, 2019
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Gould & Ratner sponsored and attended the Urban Land Institute’s 8th Annual Vision Awards on July 10.
June 20, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner attended “The Truth About Diversity” presented by Chicago Latino Network on June 20.
June 19, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner Chief Marketing Officer John Byrne moderated “The Best Thing My Lawyer/Law Firm Ever Did for Me” this week at the Legal Marketing Association’s Midwest Regional Conference.
John M. Byrne
Chief Marketing Officer
June 18, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner lawyers Ammara Hashmi, Herschel Joseph, Matt Olins and Fred Tannenbaum attended Keiretsu Forum Midwest's Chicago Chapter Meeting on June 18.
June 10, 2019
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Gould & Ratner hosted and attended Ark Group's Women in Law Workshop and Mocktail June 10-11.
June 4, 2019
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Gould & Ratner sponsored and attended JUF's Professional Network Annual Dinner on June 4.
June 4, 2019
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David Newman, Chair of Gould & Ratner’s Intellectual Property Practice, presented at the Association of Conflict Resolution, Greater New York Chapter’s Annual Conference, “Beyond the Echo Chamber,” at New York Law...
David L. Newman
Partner
Chair, Intellectual Property Practice
June 3, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner sponsored Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society's 13th Annual Golf-Tennis Tournament on June 3 in Huntington, NY.
May 29, 2019
Event
Fred Tannenbaum, a partner in Gould & Ratner’s Corporate Practice, presented to Northwestern University’s Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) on “Fundamentals of Startup Financing.”
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
May 17, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner recently sponsored Erie Family Health Centers’ Luncheon. The annual event invites corporate, civic and healthcare industry leaders to honor those who have impacted the lives of Erie patients.
May 16, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner was a sponsor of Crain's Spring Real Estate Forum on Thursday, May 16. The sold-out program featured Jim Letchinger, Founder & CEO of JDL Development.
May 16, 2019
Event
David Michael, Chair of Gould & Ratner’s Litigation Practice, presented at CCI and Great Dane Environmental Health and Safety Conference in Orlando, FL.
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
May 14, 2019
Event
David Newman, Chair of Gould & Ratner’s Intellectual Property Practice, presented at the American Intellectual Property Law Association Spring Meeting on “Let’s Talk it Out, Please Step Away from that Courthouse,”...
David L. Newman
Partner
Chair, Intellectual Property Practice
April 30, 2019
Event
Fred Tannenbaum, a partner in Gould & Ratner’s Corporate Practice, and Steve Gustafson, a partner in the firm’s Tax and Wealth Transfer Practice, discussed Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) and private equity...
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
Steven C. Gustafson
Managing Partner
April 29, 2019
Event

Fred Tannenbaum, a partner in Gould & Ratner's Corporate Practice, led a panel discussion at the 2019 America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Spring Innovation Spotlight, which will be...

Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
April 25, 2019
Event
Gould & Ratner sponsored and attended Habitat for Humanity Chicago's Benefit Breakfast at the Mid-America Club.
April 24, 2019
Event
Fred Tannenbaum, a partner in Gould & Ratner’s Corporate Practice, presented April 24th to life science and healthcare marketing agency, CG Life on “A Primer on Confidentiality: Shh or Shazam.
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
April 17, 2019
Event
Eric Sparks was a guest lecturer on April 17 at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and presented on Construction Law and Mechanic Liens.
Eric P. Sparks
Partner
April 17, 2019
Event
Ilana Schwartz Bley, an associate in Gould & Ratner’s Tax and Wealth Transfer Practice, recently participated in a Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC) panel at the John Marshall Law School.
Ilana Schwartz Bley
Associate
April 12, 2019
Event
Fred Tannenbaum, a partner in Gould & Ratner’s Corporate Practice, was featured in a program during the 2019 LawExchange International Spring Conference that was held April 12-14 in Prague.
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
March 20, 2019
Event
Vanessa Tiradentes, a partner in Gould & Ratner's Litigation Practice, will be a panelist on a seminar at the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Corporate Counsel Conference & Moot Court Competition...
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
March 13, 2019
Event
Fred Tannenbaum, a partner in Gould & Ratner’s Corporate Practice, presented to Northwestern University’s Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) on “Startup Finance 101.”
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
March 7, 2019
Event
Anne Dickerson, of counsel in Gould & Ratner's Estate Planning Practice, presented in conjunction with the investor advisor and financial planner from the McMullan Team at William Blair.
Anne E. Dickerson
Special Counsel
February 28, 2019
Event
Amy Blumenthal, Managing Partner of Gould & Ratner and President of CREW Chicago, was the emcee for the 2019 CREW Annual Industry Achievement Award Dinner on February 28, 2019.
Amy M. Blumenthal
Managing Partner
February 12, 2019
Event
Joe Marzo, a partner in Gould & Ratner's Real Estate Practice, was a presenter in a webinar put on by WealthCounsel entitled All About Real Estate Deeds. The webinar covered the types...
Joseph W. Marzo
Partner
January 29, 2019
Event
Robert Carson co-chaired a symposium at the Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management on January 29, 2019. The topic was Not for Profit Governance: Board of Directors and CEO Relationships.
Robert A. Carson
Senior Counsel
September 21, 2018
Event
David Newman, partner and chair of Gould & Ratner's IP Practice, spoke at the 2018 Supreme Court IP Review: Patent Edition conference at the Chicago-Kent College of Law on September 21, 2018.
David L. Newman
Partner
Chair, Intellectual Property Practice
July 27, 2018
Event
We had a great two-day Americas Regional Conference in Chicago last week, hosted by Gould & Ratner, with about 15 delegates in attendance.
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
July 26, 2018
Event
Vanessa Tiradentes, a partner in Gould & Ratner's Litigation Practice, was a panelist on a live webinar sponsored by the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association entitled Recent Developments in...
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
July 26, 2018
Event
With over one hundred in attendance, our lively, interactive session featured three promising startups angling to lure sharp-edged investors!
Fred Tannenbaum
Partner
Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
May 4, 2018
Event
David Michael, partner and chair of Gould & Ratner's Litigation Practice, spoke at the HR Law Update session of the ALA’s 2018 Annual Conference and Expo in National Harbor, MD...
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
January 23, 2018
Event
David Michael was a featured panelist on a Financial Poise webinar on January 23, 2018.
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
November 17, 2017
Event
Vanessa Tiradentes was a featured panelist at the ABA Business Law Section Fall Meeting in Washington D.C. on November 17, 2017.
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
November 14, 2017
Event
Mark Leipold spoke at The Honorable Robert E. Ginsberg Annual Program on Commercial Bankruptcy Law on November 14, 2017.
September 2017
Event
Listen to David Newman, chair of our Intellectual Property Practice, discuss mediation/arbitration in the context of PTAB/TTAB proceedings.
David L. Newman
Partner
Chair, Intellectual Property Practice
Event
Listen to our Construction Law Practice review the best practices for contractors and even landowners to avoid unexpected finds and to mitigate their risks in the event of uncovering something unexpected...
Richard S. Reizen
Partner
Chair, Construction Practice
June 22, 2017
Event
Listen to our Human Resources & Employment Law Practice review the questions your company needs to ask to decide the best options for complying with the new regulations.
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
Human Resources and Employment
March 9, 2017
Event
The annual event will honor Paula Harris, Principal at Golub & Company.
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David Michael, who lead's Gould & Ratner's Human Resource and Employment Team, gave a presentation at the 2017 Great Dane Trailers Human Resources Conference.
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
Event
David Michael, who lead's Gould & Ratner's Human Resource and Employment Team, gave a presentation on the FLSA and NLRB HR Legal Updates.
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
October 5, 2016
Event
David Michael, who lead's Gould & Ratner's Human Resource and Employment Team, spoke at the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) Summit 2016.
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice
Human Resources and Employment
September 8, 2016
Event
Vanessa Tiradentes, an associate in Gould & Ratner's Litigation Practice, was a featured panelist at the 2016 Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention held in Chicago on September 8-10, 2016.
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
June 11, 2015
Event
Vanessa Tiradentes, currently an associate in Gould & Ratner's Litigation Practice, was a speaker on a Meritas Capability Webinar held on June 11, 2015.
Vanessa R. Tiradentes
Partner
Event
David Michael, who lead's Gould & Ratner's Human Resource and Employment Team, gave a presentation at the Great Dane HR Seminar 2015.
David N. Michael
Partner
Chair, Litigation Practice