January 29, 2020

14 DBMS attorneys named to 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list

Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys have been recognized in the most recent issue of Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication from Thomson Reuters and the publishers of Chicago magazine. Twelve partners with the firm have been recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers, as well as 2 associates, who have been recognized as 2020…

January 1, 2020

Leading Lawyers recognizes 20 DBMS attorneys

Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC is delighted to announce that 20 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers to be listed by the Leading Lawyers Network as being among the top lawyers in the State of Illinois. These attorneys have been named as leading lawyers in several specialty areas including commercial…

December 17, 2019

Edward Fu Named a 2019 Notable Minority in Law by Crain’s Chicago

Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth is proud to announce that partner Edward E. Fu has been selected by Crain’s Chicago Business as a notable minority in law. Mr. Fu received this prestigious recognition for his work in product liability, professional negligence and commercial litigation, as well as his positive influence on both the legal field…

December 12, 2019

University of Illinois College of Law names DBMS to its employer honor roll.

DBMS was recently awarded a spot on the University of Illinois College of Law’s Employer Honor Roll for 2018-2019, the first year that the firm has received the award. The 2018-2019 Employer Honor Roll recognizes employers who have hired recent College of Law graduates of the classes of 2016, 2017, and 2018 into full-time positions….

December 5, 2019

Sherri Arrigo speaks as invited panel member at the 2nd Annual Women in Law Conference.

On December 5, 2019, DBMS partner Sherri M. Arrigo participated in the Chicago Lawyer/Chicago Daily Law Bulletin 2nd Annual Women in Law Conference as an invited member of a distinguished panel of “Women Trialblazers”. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot gave the Keynote Speech at this event, which was attended by more than 200 professionals.

November 1, 2019

DBMS named to 2020 U.S. News “Best Law Firms”

Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC is delighted to announce that the firm has once again been recognized for excellence in multiple practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the 10th Edition of “Best Law Firms,” as follows: · Metropolitan Tier 1- Chicago- Legal Malpractice Law- Defendants · Metropolitan Tier 1- Chicago- Medical Malpractice Law-…

October 25, 2019

DBMS partner Karen Kies DeGrand moderates a federal and state appellate judicial panel for the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

At the 2019 fall meeting of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers in Chicago, DBMS partner Karen Kies DeGrand moderated a federal and state appellate judicial panel exploring topics ranging from practical advice for handling appeals to broader issues facing the courts, such as the courts’ proper role, both as adjudicator of individual cases and…

August 15, 2019

The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 recognizes four DBMS attorneys

Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Congratulations to the firm’s attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers. ·          Donald J. Brown, Jr. (Legal Malpractice Law- Defendants) ·          Karen Kies DeGrand (Appellate Practice) ·          Richard H. Donohue (Medical Malpractice…

August 15, 2019

The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 recognizes four DBMS attorneys

Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Congratulations to the firm’s attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers. ·          Donald J. Brown, Jr. (Legal Malpractice Law- Defendants) ·          Karen Kies DeGrand (Appellate Practice) ·          Richard H. Donohue (Medical Malpractice…