Three Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Attorneys Earn 2019 Super Lawyers Recognition

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., is pleased to announce that Adrian Mendoza was selected as a 2019 Super Lawyer and Kiley M. Whitty and Angela M. Iaria were recognized as 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Illinois.   Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state of Illinois are selected as Super Lawyers following a multiphase […]

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Justin Prince Joins Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd.’s Estate Planning Group

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Justin Prince has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Prince concentrates his practice in the areas of lifetime and estate planning, estate and trust administration, and federal estate and gift taxation. Prior to joining Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., he was an associate at a law […]

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L&T Defends Hotel Owners Against Foreclosure and Personal Liability

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. attorneys Greg Smith, Adrian Mendoza and Ed Sherman were called in to represent a hotel owner against foreclosure proceedings and the owner’s principals in connection with claims of liability for millions of dollars under the personal guarantees they had signed.   The hotel’s lender initiated the foreclosure lawsuit due to the hotel’s […]

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Kiley Whitty Elected To Partner

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Kiley M. Whitty has been elected to partner in the firm. In addition to leading the firm’s family law practice, Ms. Whitty also handles matters involving creditor negotiations, bankruptcy and estate planning. Admitted to practice in 2009, Ms. Whitty has been selected as an Illinois SuperLawyers […]

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Kiley Whitty Elected Third Vice President of DuPage County Bar Association

Kiley Whitty, who leads the Lillig & Thorsness family law practice, was elected as the next Third Vice President of the DuPage County Bar Association. Ms. Whitty will be installed in office on June 7, 2018 and will assume the DCBA presidency in June of 2021.

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Edward R. Sherman And David R. Stallter Secure Reversal Of Turnover Order For Client In $1,000,000 Post-judgment Collection Action.

On April 9, 2018, Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. appellate attorney Edward R. Sherman with the collaboration of transactional and tax partner David R. Stallter secured a reversal of a trial court’s order compelling a client’s broker to turn over the proceeds of the client’s IRA in excess of $1,000,000. The case originated in Michigan as […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Attorneys Earn 2018 Super Lawyers Recognition

Attorneys Angela M. Iaria and Kiley M. Whitty of Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. have been recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Illinois. Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., located in Oak Brook, Illinois, is pleased to announce that attorneys Angela M. Iaria and Kiley M. Whitty have been recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars […]

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“WHO NEEDS IT?” – ESTATE PLANNING FOR THE SYA (SINGLE YOUNG ADULT)

Why would SYAs need estate planning?  Think of SYAs – age bracket 18 to mid-20s: no spouse, no kids, no money (or not much).  SYAs in college (and often beyond as SYAs get started), are in many ways adult children.  This isn’t negative or demeaning, it’s realistic.  SYAs look to their parents for guidance navigating […]

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EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Enforcement and Litigation Data

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it received 91,503 charges of workplace discrimination in fiscal year 2016.  This is the second year in a row that the number of charges filed with EEOC has increased.  During that same time period the EEOC resolved 97,443 charges and obtained more than $482 million […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Obtains Summary Judgment In Cook County

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. attorneys Adrian Mendoza and Edward R. Sherman recently obtained a summary judgment ruling in the Circuit Court of Cook County in favor of a longstanding L&T client. The plaintiff filed suit claiming that its property sustained significant structural damage due to water infiltrating the property over the course of an entire […]

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